Trying out Travis CI, Codeship, Drone.io, and Shippable… to see if any of them can stack up to Jenkins for continuous integration with Java projects.
When should you deploy a Java app to the server as a traditional WAR file, and when should you use an embedded server in the application itself? […]
Installing the Oracle JDK on Ubuntu is painful since it was removed it from the apt repositories. Restore the easy install method with this simple script. […]
How to host (and upgrade) a WordPress application on AppFog, despite the cloud platform’s lack of a persistent filesystem. […]
“Cloud” providers are maturing into a serious option for enterprise Java. On the smaller scale, they may soon make “cPanel”-based shared web hosts obsolete.
Pros and cons of shared web hosting vs. VPS hosting vs. “cloud” providers. Watching out for misleading price information, and sneaky terms & conditions. […]
Separating your email hosting from your web hosting, and recognizing some of the bait-and-switch tactics that are common among shared web hosting companies. […]
Putting all your eggs in the basket of one shared web host can be dangerous. So can managing your own applications on a shared hosting account. […]
How to host your email through an outside provider, for a domain that *doesn’t* have DNS service with a web hosting company. […]