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From Doug Carter <dcar...@mercycorps.org>
Subject Re: Controlling velocity runtime behavior
Date Tue, 22 Mar 2011 16:18:23 GMT

Claude,

I forgot about a related question. Is there any way to read velocity
properties from a template? I've tried getting the session and calling
$session.getAttribute("xxx"), but I'm not having much success. I've
Googled this quite a bit and haven't found any good examples.

Thanks,

Doug

On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 04:21:12PM -0700, Doug Carter wrote:
> 
> I was hoping I could piggy-back on an existing velocity/tomcat mechanism
> instead writing some code to read a property file. Looks like I won't
> be reinventing the wheel. That's what I wanted to know.
> 
> Thanks for info,
> 
> Doug
> 
> On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 09:00:10PM +0100, Claude Brisson wrote:
> > Hi Doug,
> > 
> > this question is far from being specific to Velocity. I'm not aware of 
> > any standard on the subject. You could simply read an unversioned flat 
> > properties file at the time the webapp is launched, or use versioned 
> > branches for development and production.
> > 
> >   Claude
> > 
> > On 2011-03-15 19:35, Doug Carter wrote:
> > >Hi All,
> > >
> > >I know of a few ways of solving this problem, but I thought I'd check
> > >with you all, in the likely case I'm reinventing the wheel.
> > >
> > >Recently we implemented Single-Sign-On for a velocity app in our
> > >production environment, which I would like to disable in a development
> > >environment. I was thinking about setting a property to control
> > >application authentication. Something like a property file that doesn't
> > >get checked into SCM, that contains settings based on the running
> > >application environment.
> > >
> > >Is there a "preferred" way of doing this with Velocity?  If not, do any of
> > >you use or are you aware of an easy way to control run-time properties,
> > >where you can easily disable functionality like authentication during
> > >development?
> > >
> > >
> > >TIA,
> > >
> > >Doug
> > >
> > >
> > >
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