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There were recently a lot of work invested in making MoSKito even better and publishing it to Maven Central, which, btw. is finished! However, it's time to tell you something about the new features in 2.0.x. Today we will be talking about Counters. Well having counters seems to be such a native idea for a monitoring application, that one could wonder, why didn't we had them earlier. And in fact we did. It just wasn't THAT easy to use them as now. Back in the not-so-old 1.x days (like 3 month ago), you had to build the counters yourself. It wasn't hard to do, but still had to be done. Usually this meant that you built your own custom producer, with a lot of code and a lot of ifs and thans in your code. That's over now! (more…)

Leon November 19, 2012

I like to move it move it

After we decided to move everything we publish as open...

Leon November 8, 2012

ConfigureMe innovations

New version 1.1.3 of the ConfigureMe has been released with some “Yammy” features. However firstly I want to start with feature, that was appeared some time before, but was not highlighted. Thus we will start from variables Variables You can use environment variables to set attributes in configuration. Syntactics: variable:"${testVariable}". Click for full example. Now we will proceed with current release features. Please welcome: includes, links and the new annotation @ConfigureAlso. (more…)

Ivan Batura October 7, 2012

New access control in ano-site

We often want to restrict access to specific part of an application from some parties. Moreover we usually want to do it with high flexibility at runtime, don’t we? With the recent release of ano-site (version 2.4.1) we’ve added a brand new access control mechanism based on the ano-access framework. The idea was to make all parts of the application, that user interacts with, configurable from access point of view. In this article we'll make a brief overview of capabilities that are available in current version. It won't replace comprehensive developer documentation, though. Currently access can be controlled for such entities as: Page Box Navigation item Action Wizard All configuration is done traditionally through ASG (ano-site content management system) which was enriched with two new modules for access control configuration: Ano-Access Configuration and Ano-Access Data. While latter is pretty straightforward, the former requires some explanation. (more…)

Alexandr Osadchy October 3, 2012

September news

This is a short overview of topics in opensource that took place in september. (more…)

Leon October 2, 2012

MoSKito Art

MoSKito can produce graphs. Some looks quite normal like the both graphs below, representing a normal day session count development: (more…)

Leon September 21, 2012

Jumpstart MoSKito

MoSKito is a devops tool to manage and understand your application at runtime. With this post we will describe how to jumpstart MoSKito by using MoSKito Minimal sample application We will focus on: Download MoSKito Minimal Download Tomcat Start demo application and getting in touch with MoSKito (more…)

michael.schuetz September 18, 2012

MoSKito 1.5.0 - Happy threadhunting.

As MoSKito 1.5.0 hits the maven repositorty today, so do some new features about threads. Here's a short overview on 4 new screens added in 1.5.0 for threading issues. (more…)

Leon September 2, 2012

YAB-ba-bup.

Yet another blog. Does the world really need one? In...

Leon September 1, 2012