Archive for April, 2009

JNI with Qt part1

I work with java every day, using kde kate editor,
and i was wondering how nice it would be with a java autocompletation plugin.

So i started looking for a c++ library that could get information from a java class, with no results :(.

The only possibility that i could find was JNI.

Use jni to get the information directly from a java vm using java reflection.

Here is my first try with Qt4.5:
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Rest client with Qt 4.5

It’s very easy to call a rest service from qt, even with authentication,
using QtNetwork/QNetworkAccessManager class

Using the previous rest servlet sample.

    QNetworkAccessManager *manager = new QNetworkAccessManager(this);

    QObject::connect(manager, SIGNAL(finished(QNetworkReply *)),
                              SLOT(slotRequestFinished(QNetworkReply *)));

    QNetworkRequest request;
    request.setRawHeader("Authorization", "Basic " +
    request.setHeader(QNetworkRequest::ContentTypeHeader, "text/xml");

    QNetworkReply *reply = 0;
    reply = manager->get(request);

    QObject::connect(reply, SIGNAL(downloadProgress(qint64,qint64)),

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Restlet with Spring

My first post is about to write a very simple authenticated rest server with :

An easy way to try this sample rest servlet is with jetty (
and the maven-jetty-plugin

We can use curl to make a rest request (

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