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In a current project we are using an Apache Lucene Cache to increase search performance over an aggregation of data drawn from a SQL database. Everything works fine so far. Performance is really great. In a first approach we were … Continue reading
Visual Studio has the ability to report memory leaks after running an application in debugging mode. This is generelly somehow satisfactory, but raises some problems when developing a Qt application. Qt allocates memory in it’s DLLs and this memory is … Continue reading
This article refers to Maven 2.1.0 and Apache Tomcat 6.0.18 on a Windows machine. Auto-deploying a web application with Maven into Tomcat should be straightforward, but has some minor pitfalls. After I got it working today, I want to give … Continue reading
I spent this evening installing wordpress locally to have an offline playground. I already had an Apache 2.2 web server. So, next I installed MySql 5.1, used the command line tool to create a database (create database wordpress;) and then … Continue reading
I’m in the process of transitioning WinFIG from Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC) to the QT framework. There are various reasons: It has the much nicer programming model MFC seems almost abandoned by MS. There doesn’t seem to be much commitment … Continue reading
I thought it would be nice to have a place where I could share some ideas, knowledge or whatever things I stumble across while working on WinFIG, but I will also write about more general things related to software development.