Hot deploy to Jboss from Intellij using deployment scanner

I’m not much of a Java programmer, but seeing as I just wasted a bunch of my day on this, and it’s been a pain every time I’ve set it up, I’m posting this just to get some info out there and hopefully searchable for people who run into similar problems. A project at work

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Compile Node.js 4.0 on CentOS 6

Node.js 4.0 just came out, but since I’m forced to operate on a CentOS machine I was saddened to see this: WARNING: C++ compiler too old, need g++ 4.8 or clang++ 3.4 (CXX=g++) …when attempting to configure. (I learned long ago that yum wasn’t the way to go with Node. There are also problems with

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Highlights from my subscription to Time Warner cable

It’s been a while since I went through the signup rigamarole associated with a new internet account. It’s been full of stupid stuff as long as I can remember, but this one had some real gems. The installer was nice enough, but he obviously wasn’t prepared to deal with anything out of his expected work

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The most disappointing thing

Dreams are pretty amazing. They can be explosions of creativity and new ideas, and you’re along for the ride. It’s not that frequent, but when I have a really good sleep and dream deeply, I can experience these complex, interesting stories that my sleeping mind just pulled randomly out of the mass of concepts and ideas tucked away in my memory…

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Friendship

There are a number of virtues I strive to maintain in my dealings with humans. Honesty, compassion, understanding, acceptance: for the most part, people in my life get these things for free. There’s not really much they can even do about it. When these things are reciprocated, it becomes friendship.

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