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From Claude Brisson <cla...@renegat.net>
Subject Re: Controlling velocity runtime behavior
Date Tue, 22 Mar 2011 17:03:30 GMT
Do you mean: to populate a Velocity context with a Java properties file 
from within a context?

If so, I guess that you could write a small tool to achieve this.

Otherwise, please clarify a bit what you want to do.


   Claude


On 2011-03-22 17:18, Doug Carter wrote:
> 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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