Thursday, September 8 2005

SkypeMe button in Confluence

If you are a Confluence user, here is a trick to display SkypeMe buttons within Confluence pages. It is a simple macro that takes the Skype pseudo and set up a button around it. The result is an inline image which starts a Skype call when clicked (of course you need Skype installed on your machine).  […]

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Wednesday, July 20 2005

Crypt/MD5 for Java

A few days ago, I had to interoperate a Java application with an authentification database. The credentials were standard except the algorithm used to hash the password : crypt_md5. My colleage explained me that the crypt_md5 function was found in the GNU libc and used by the PAM module that fills  […]

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Friday, July 2 2004

Setting JAVA_HOME on MacOS X

Just a reminder When using Java projects that requires the environment variable JAVA_HOME to be set, proceed as follow export JAVA_HOME=/System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Home This can be added to a shell startup script such as .cshrc or .bashrc.

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