I release the first stable version of my plugin vodafoneitaly-maven-plugin.
I’m very happy with that.
The plugin is simple but do a lot of things that normally are done by hand and they are really error prune.
I hope it will be used by others collegues of my company and of other companies working for Vodafone Italy… why not?
Trying to solve my issue on how to replace placeholders inside a MS Word in Java, I choosed to replace texts and avoid the use of document properties. BUT!!! Continue reading One last thing on MS Word in Java: replacing text…
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
“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!