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XML find and change node script

This is a script written in ruby designed to find a specified node in an XML file, and replace one value with another. Usage example: changenode /home/me/foo bar.xml name bob john will find all ‘name’ nodes in bar.xml and replace

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Replace webapp in deployed tomcat

This script will quickly replace the webapp dir of a deployed webapp in tomcat. It scans at your current directory tree for an appropriate artifact. It will look for a target subdirectory, and will try to find a .war file

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Copy to apache script

This script is designed to work with OS X and will copy the specified dir into the users local sites dir. It looks for the specified dir, and if it exists copies it into apache. If the dir already exists

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Copy to tomcat script

This script will quickly copy an app into tomcat by scanning at your current directory tree for an appropriate artifact. It will look for a target subdirectory, and will try to find a .war file in it (assumes you’ve build

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Generic tomcat script

This script makes it easy to control your main tomcat installation. All you need to do is set the $CATALINA_HOME environment variable to the location of your tomcat installation. The available switches are: start starts tomcat stop stops tomcat restart

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Introducing unix scripts

I’ve got several scripts that I use for doing useful things on unix. They can be found on github here. I’ll add some details about them individually in separate posts.

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