3 things to remember when you play with MS Word docs in Java

I’m playing with my maven plugin (https://github.com/sixro/vodafonecanvassrelease-maven-plugin) and I need to insert texts in a MS Word document. Unfortunately there are some pitfalls you have to know if you use the Apache POI Java library. Continue reading 3 things to remember when you play with MS Word docs in Java

DRY? Create a Maven plugin!

“Don’t Repeat Yourself” is a rule, but sometimes I don’t remember that (do I need a wallpaper?). Today I realized that I was spending lots of my time following guidelines of a client company (Vodafone Italy) about “how to package a release for the next Canvass”… and this happens whenever a release should be built.
Now it is the time to create something to automate this!
It’s time for a new Maven plugin! Continue reading DRY? Create a Maven plugin!