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CapeDwarf (finally) gets cron support!

CapeDwarf (finally) gets cron support!

CapeDwarf (finally) gets cron support!

I’m actually surprised on how I was able to miss the cron support for so long, or how come none of the users complained. :-)

It finally caught my attention when I needed it in one of my sandbox apps, that I realised that we have completely forgotten about it — though it’s been around forever.

When implementing something like cron support in Java, it’s probably the only logical choice to use Quartz. And that’s what we’ve done. Of course there are some tricks to consider, specially around clustering support and GAE cron’s natural way of describing trigger times. But that’s where JGroups and existing GAE Tools come in handy.

So, here is the latest CapeDwarf 2.0.0.CR2 distribution:

And the usual issues report:

Give it a spin and any feedback welcome as always!

Ales Justin

Ales Justin was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia and graduated with a degree in mathematics from the University of Ljubljana. He fell in love with Java long ago and has spent most of his time developing information systems, ranging from customer service to energy management. He joined JBoss in 2006 to work full time on the Microcontainer project. He currently leads CapeDwarf project, while still contributing to ApplicationServer, Weld, Ceylon and many other JBoss projects.

Location:  Vrhnika, Slovenia

Occupation:  JBoss CapeDwarf Lead

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