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Created by nogeek on November 03, 2010 20:52:49    Last update: November 23, 2011 08:54:44
My problem is simple: in my XML data, a timestamp is provided as a long integer (number of milliseconds since the "the epoch"). When I do XSLT, I want to display it as a readable string, such as "Mon Nov 01 18:08:48 CDT 2010". After hours of struggle, I found: It's not so easy to get the job done with JDK 1.6 There are tons of garbage on the web in this space (suggestions, code snippets that simply don't work) Simple Xalan extension functions was the only resource that's somewhat informative. Even there some of the examples don't work. Below is a list of what worked and what didn't. This works: <xsl:stylesheet version="1.0" xmlns:xsl="h... This does not (providing long value to Date constructor): <xsl:stylesheet version="1.0" xmlns:xsl="h......
Created by Fang on November 10, 2011 09:26:12    Last update: November 10, 2011 09:26:12
Syntax highlighted XML schema for JSF 2.0 Application Configuration Resource File ( faces-config.xml ). Almost 3000 lines! <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <xsd:sch...
Created by nogeek on November 11, 2010 00:26:08    Last update: November 11, 2010 00:29:43
This one is even more weird: it worked on Windows but failed on Linux, using default tools JDK1.6.0_20 on both. The exception thrown was: java.lang.RuntimeException: Invalid conversion fro... And the stack trace: java.lang.RuntimeException: Invalid conversion fro... This was the XSL used: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?> <xs... The problem was , DateUtil.java had two getDate methods, one taking long parameter, the other taking a String parameter. And Java's XSLT get confused about which one to use: import java.util.Date; import java.text.SimpleD...
Created by nogeek on November 04, 2010 20:00:15    Last update: November 05, 2010 14:38:43
Following are some bugs in the Xalan jar shipped with JBoss 5.1.0 GA and JBoss 6.0. The Xalan jar file is located in jboss-5.1.0.GA/lib/endorsed ( %JBOSS_HOME%/common/lib for JBoss 6.0). Test xml: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?> ... Test xsl: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?> <xs... XSLT Java code: import org.w3c.dom.*; import javax.xml.parsers.... DateUtil.java import java.util.Date; public class DateUti... XSLT output: Transformer Factory class: class org.apache.xalan.... Apparently, the output is wrong. The string "A test event" should not have been displayed.
Created by nogeek on November 04, 2010 23:25:57    Last update: November 04, 2010 23:26:59
With this XML file: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?> <ev... and this XSL: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?> <xs... The output of XSLT is: A test event Timestamp: 12886515008... You may not want the title string in the output. There are two ways to do this: Limit the apply-templates action with a select attribute: <xsl:template match="/"> <xsl:apply-templat... Suppress default text node output with an empty template: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?> <xs... Reference: http://www.dpawson.co.uk/xsl/sect2/defaultrule.html
Created by Dr. Xi on June 20, 2010 14:35:17    Last update: June 20, 2010 14:35:17
This XML signature validator comes from the Apache XML Security project. It validates the signature according to the core validation processing rules . It does not verify that the key used to generate the signature is a trusted key. You can override the KeySelector class to make sure that the signing key is from a trusted store. import javax.xml.crypto.*; import javax.xml.cry...
Created by Dr. Xi on February 09, 2010 04:54:10    Last update: February 09, 2010 04:54:10
Use this to connect to oracle RAC (Real Application Cluster): jdbc:oracle:thin:@(DESCRIPTION=(LOAD_BALANCE=on) ... From Oracle Database JDBC Developer's Guide : Specifier Supported Drivers Example Oracle Net connection descriptor Thin, OCI Thin, using an address list: url="jdbc:oracle:thin:@(DESCRIPTION= (LOAD_BALANCE=on) (ADDRESS_LIST= (ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=TCP)(HOST=host1) (PORT=1521)) (ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=TCP)(HOST=host2)(PORT=1521))) (CONNECT_DATA=(SERVICE_NAME=service_name)))" OCI, using a cluster: "jdbc:oracle:oci:@(DESCRIPTION= (ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=TCP)(HOST=cluster_alias) (PORT=1521)) (CONNECT_DATA=(SERVICE_NAME=service_name)))" Thin-style service name Thin "jdbc:oracle:thin:scott/tiger@//myhost:1521/myservicename" LDAP syntax Thin "jdbc:oracle:thin:@ldap://ldap.example.com:7777/sales,cn=OracleContext,dc=com" Bequeath connection OCI Empty. That is, nothing after @ "jdbc:oracle:oci:scott/tiger/@" TNSNames alias Thin, OCI OracleDataSource ods = new OracleDataSource(); ods.setTNSEntryName("MyTNSAlias");