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Posts in January, 2011

JBOSS Class Cast Exceptoin – Resolution

I came across this ClassCastException when launching an application packaged as an enterprise archive (.ear) on JBOSS 4.2.2. Without going much into the details of the root cause, here is a way to quickly reconfigure JBOSS to get away. Locate the following files in your JBOSS folder and open them in a text editor. <JBOSS_HOME>serverdefaultconfjboss-service.xml […]

Dhobi Ghat – a review

First words, Dhobi Ghat is a slice-of-life movie that takes us through a phase in the lives of Arun (Aamir Khan) – A divorcee painter who keeps to himself and prefers to stay away from the hustle bustle. Shai (Monica Dogra) – An investment banker from the US, who is in Mumbai on a pretext […]

Well spent Sunday morning – Trek to Koe Imam Zamin.

Yeah usually my Sunday mornings begin in the afternoon!! Today was different. Got up at a ghostly 0500hrs to go on a trek! And tell you, it was worth the effort of driving all the way to Thrimulgherry in the chill of a winter morning.And its been a really long time since I went on […]

Trek to the TADA water falls

This is the second year in a row, that I went travel and trek right on the 1st of Jan. Last year, it was a biking trip to¬† Nagarjunasagar-dida caves-miryalaguda et al. This year it was to the Tada water falls, some 65 KM north of Chennai. A brief about Tada – Its a tiny […]

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