Author Archives: phytodata

About phytodata

Lead software engineer with broad experience over 13 years designing and writing Java based open source and commercially licensed applications ranging from healthcare to banking to business intelligence and telecom.

Tricking Out Spring Bean Factories – How to Embed and Programmatically Define Beans in Spring

I recently had the task of writing an integration test utility that would setup a complex Java Content Repository (JCR) for use by integration tests.  This turned out to be much more fun than I thought all because of Spring … Continue reading

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How to build the Pentaho BIServer

From time to time, I get asked (on the ##pentaho irc channel in freenode) just how to build the Pentaho BIServer.  In this post, I’ll outline two methods for constructing a full Tomcat archive bundle which has the Pentaho BIServer installed. … Continue reading

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Demystifying the JBoss5 jboss-classloading.xml file

I have recently been given the task of getting the Pentaho BIServer to deploy within JBoss5 AS.  Classloading has aparently been completely reworked in v5 vs v4 and prior.  The new way to customize classloading behavior is to write up … Continue reading

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