Invoke main classes from maven command

While development sometimes it’s quicker and easier to execute main classes directly from your shell then first navigate in your IDE, looking for the run as, setting params etc. Maven comes along with an integrated execution plugin ( This can either be used in the pom.xml or directly invoked in the shell.

Log4j jdbc appender with multiple columns

Logging is great. No question, every one is happy about having logfiles to follow application’s flow. But in case you are confronted with a large bunch of logfiles, let’s say thousands of requests/responses of your adapter, you need an option for fast filtering or better: querying. So it would be nice to have the logged […]