Option and Configuration Processing Made Easy (5 tags)
Many useful programs take arguments and configuration options. It's easy to add one or two, but as your program grows, the difficulty of allowing configuration concisely and intelligently also grows. Jon Allen demonstrates how to unify argument and configuration processing in a way that lets you write good code and your users get on with their work.
Advanced Configuration of the Spring MVC Framework (2 tags)
Storing your Spring configuration files in source control makes perfect sense--until you and the rest of the development team start overwriting each other's settings, or production settings, in applicationContext.xml. In this article, Dejan Bosanac introduces an approach that allows for more flexible property settings and bean wirings.
Inside Samba: Windows Sharing for the Mac (2 tags)
Samba is one of the most successful open source projects around, and has been ported to Linux, various BSDs, and Darwin/Mac OS X. Currently it provides disk and print shares, acts as a WINS server, and performs NT4 primary domain controller duties. Jason Deraleau takes you inside Samba and shows you how to configure it on your Jaguar Macintosh.
Multiuser Subversion (2 tags)
Your source code is too important to be left to chance. Having introduced Subversion, Rafael Garcia-Suarez demonstrates how to use it for multiuser, distributed projects. What can this modern, powerful source-control system do for you?