Jens Knipper

Recent Posts

  • April 15, 2021

    Adding basic authentication to secure a service with Traefik

    Adding authentication to a service that does not support it by default can be done easily by using Traefik. This way you gain an additional layer of security and you can leverage other features of Traefik like domain names.

  • February 16, 2021

    Manually testing email notifications with GreenMail mock mail server

    Are you sending mails featured with HTML and CSS and want see how they look before pushing your changes to production? You also do not want mails to leak from your local environment to your customer? A mock mail server like GreenMail might just be the tool you need.

  • October 14, 2020

    Generating generic fields in JCodeModel

    Another article about JCodeModel. This time we will make a short excursion about how to generate generic fields in JCodeModel.

  • October 11, 2020

    Generating Enums in Java with JCodeModel

    This article will show you how to generate your own enum classes with jCodeModel. A framework to generate java classes.

  • July 03, 2020

    Using Maven on Windows with the Linux subsystem

    Installing and configuring Maven on Windows does not have to be a pain anymore. Thanks to the WSL it becomes almost as straightforward as using Linux. Although depending on your use case there might be some restrictions.