No CEST with JDBC

The server time zone value ‘CEST’ is unrecognized or represents more than one time zone. You must configure either the server or JDBC driver (via the serverTimezone configuration property) to use a more specifc time zone value if you want to utilize time zone support. For some reason. I mean, yes, I’m in the “Central Continue Reading

xkcd password generator

xkcd is right that we use passwords which are hard to remember, but easy to crack with computers. Recently my oldest password (the master password for my KeePass file) got compromised, so I suddenly got interested in generating a password that is hard enough, but not easy to remember. I could use some online services Continue Reading

Looking up my project’s changes

Trying to find changes since the release in specific files (.sql and .properties files): git diff –name-only release/x.x.x.x develop | grep -P “\.(sql|properties)” Which lists all the files (just the name, not the content) which changed between the two versions provided, then filters it if it either contains .sql or .properties. Trying to find new Continue Reading

MyFaces component not found

So if I have this nice exception on WebSphere 9 with JSF 1.2 (yes, WebSphere 9 uses JSF 2) and MyFaces 1.8 (I guess): looking for a component that is referenced even though it’s not on the same page, it’s because f:subview requires an id attribute, and even though it was working without it well Continue Reading

A program with an incorrect format

Server Error in ‘/Web.Api’ Application. Could not load file or assembly ‘Oracle.ManagedDataAccessDTC’ or one of its dependencies. An attempt was made to load a program with an incorrect format. Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where Continue Reading

Atom dependencies on openSUSE

An RPM package is provided for download on the Atom website, however, installing it on openSUSE Tumbleweed won’t install all of its dependencies. Running it from the console will give: /usr/share/atom/atom: error while loading shared libraries: libgconf-2.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory According to the error message installing gconf2 will Continue Reading