Access Spring context from web application

As I am using JSF with Spring, the beans managed by Spring are not accessible in my page, I used this Siegfried Bolz’s blog as a basis and used the facade pattern to hide access to the context. The Spring context is loaded when the application starts using ContextLoaderListener in the apllication web.xml: <listener> <listener-class>org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener</listener-class>… Continue reading Access Spring context from web application


As I was working on the data access layer of my project, I noted that I have a lot of stuff to do to be able to access the Mapper from my web layer just for some simple CRUD actions. Lot of stuff and even if I can detect some similarities, it’s not exactly the… Continue reading MyBatis+Spring+Generics

Bitronix configuration

After a first attempt to configure the JBoss transaction manager including  JMS, I finally decided to try the Bitronix transaction manager. Here is the detail of the configuration. First of all, you need to add the bitronix jars to your project, using Maven, it’s done very easily (unlike JBossTS, which needs a lot of different… Continue reading Bitronix configuration

Improve server startup using Informix and MyBatis

Working on a project with an Informix database and using MyBatis as the persistence layer, I noted that the start-up of the server takes a long time (about 2 minutes). It is not really a problem if the performance of the application are good, as you don’t start your server all the day, but when… Continue reading Improve server startup using Informix and MyBatis