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“You don’t currently have permission to access this folder”

“You don’t currently have permission to access this folder” – this error happens sometimes on my Windows 7 machine – seemingly in conjunction with cygwin – somehow the ownership of folders/directories gets broken. Here’s the command to fix this quickly … Continue reading

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Grails – Error creating URL for parameters – UnsupportedEncodingException

Recently (with Grails 2.4.2) an exception popped up in the logs Caused by: org.codehaus.groovy.grails.web.servlet.mvc.exceptions.ControllerExecutionException: Error creating URL for parameters [{language=en, id=256, controller=gallery, action=ajaxLoadMoreDesigns}], problem encoding URL part [en]: ‘UTF-8’ .. Caused by: java.io.UnsupportedEncodingException: ‘UTF-8’ at java.net.URLEncoder.encode(URLEncoder.java:215) … 9 more for … Continue reading

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Online Gross Net Calculator for Austria

Recently I whipped up a small online calculator app BruttoNettoGehalt.at (Brutto Netto Rechner, Gross Net Calculator) for fun. The most interesting insights were – cross-browser Javascript compatibility still sucks. I had to make several runs with IE (6, 8, 9, … Continue reading

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