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Maven Tip: Disabling Profiles when a Property Does Not Exist

February 9, 2011

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I wanted to share a method for enabling a Maven Build Profile in the absense of a system property.  I did not see this approach documented in the current version of the Maven Build Profile documentation, so I thought I would share it. I find this approach particularly useful for turning off build features whenever […]

Build Once, Deploy Many

September 9, 2010

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I have encountered more than one development team who takes the approach of building their application from source for every environment they plan on deploying to. While this approach works (and depending on the technology, may be necessary), it introduces numerous opportunities for errors and makes debugging a failed deployment increasingly difficult. By migrating to a Build Once, Deploy Many approach, your team can simplify their deployment process, by making it repeatable and easier to debug.