Sharing PMD rulesets across projects

You are using PMD in your project. After a while, you start customizing your ruleset as described in best practices and how to make a ruleset. But the project grows and grows and it soon consists of several sub modules or event separate projects maybe even living in separate source repositories. The how can you share the ruleset, so that it can be applied to each project?


Simple Bugfixing for PMD

This post is about how to fix a bug in PMD - the project mess detector. PMD is a source code analyzer tool for Java and many other languages. It checks your source for common programming mistakes so you don’t repeat them. However, as with all software, it is not perfect. PMD itself has bugs which lead to either false positives, e.g. when PMD reports a mistake which is not really a problem. Or to false negatives, which means, that PMD doesn’t detect the potential bug.


Repairing boot problems Windows Vista

Let’s assume, you are replacing the hard drive and want to make sure that the copied Windows Vista system will start smoothly afterwards. There are some tricks you can use, to make the system bootable again, if it doesn’t start anymore.


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