Shanti Muchhala – Muchhala's World

GIT: Get Tag Details of Current Checkout

About two weeks ago I migrated a project from CVS to git. After migration when we tried to build the project it kept failing. On debugging, I figured that in build.xml (it’s a legacy project with a complex ANT build script) they were trying to figure out from which tag it has been checked out by reading the Tag […]

Hibernate: Dynamic Insert

While doing code-review I came across hibernate’s dynamic-insert property and found it really useful. dynamic-insert is a boolean attribute of class element as defined in hibernate-mapping-3.0.dtd. This is an optional attribute of the class element and if not defined explicitly defaults to false. As the name says, setting this property to true makes insert query […]

Kerala Travelogue – Alleppey

Prelude The main attraction of Alleppey is houseboat and we started searching for houseboat from the day we decided we were going to Kerala. We couldn’t finalize any from the ones we found online and finally our uncle who had been to Kerala a few months ago gave us the contact details of guy on […]

Kerala Travelogue – Kochi

Kochi was our entry point to Kerala and stayed there for 2 days. Day 1 We took a direct flight from Mumbai to Kochi and it took 2 hours to reach there. Kochi Airport has prepaid taxi facility, a little on the expensive side but very safe. We booked a non ac prepaid taxi to […]

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