Category: XPlanner

XPlanner Idea: Integrating LDAP users, Part 2

I did some experimentation with the technique for integrating LDAP data into XPlanner I wrote about yesterday. Unfortunately the results were not encouraging. The JdbcLDAP Bridge does provide some basic JDBC access to LDAP. However, it has some serious limitations when used with Hibernate. The getMetaData() function returns null in the released version of the

XPlanner Idea: Integrating LDAP users

I’ve been thinking about the problem of integrating existing LDAP user profiles into the XPlanner domain model. This is something that has been requested from users with large-scale XPlanner installations. The challenge is how to make the domain model easily and uniformly accessible to the XPlanner code when it’s partitioned across a combination of relational

XPlanner and Distributed XP Teams

XPlanner was originally developed to support a distributed XP team. This team had been using note cards successfully for over a year but a key stakeholder had been required to travel extensively and they wanted to monitor the development progress. Later, we used XPlanner as part of a larger tool suite to support distributed developer