Monthly Archives: September 2013

Comparing XML with XMLUnit and Character Encoding

By | September 18, 2013

Reading Time: 6 minutes XMLUnit is an excellent library for comparing XML when you want to go beyond mere string comparison and, for instance, disregard whitespace or other aspects of the XML fragments that are compared. In my current area of interest, systems integration, the fact that two XML fragments convey the same information is not always enough. In… Read More »

The Mystery of the Failed Jenkins Build

By | September 2, 2013

Reading Time: 4 minutes Lately, I have had the opportunity to set up a Jenkins (http://jenkins-ci.org/) build server and the associated software as well as migrating Jenkins jobs from an old server.In this process I encountered builds that failed for some mysterious reason that I weren’t able to determine from the console log of the build supplied by Jenkins.The… Read More »