In Rob’s dm Server Roadmap blog entry, last April, we introduced two new artefact types: “plan” and “configuration file”.
Here is a short screencast demonstrating configuration files, in particular we show how to reference them from a plan.
First, a small web application picks up properties from a configuration properties file—deployed separately from the application. Second, the application and the properties are placed in the repository and a plan is constructed and deployed which installs and starts both the web application and its properties in one step.
Configuration Properties (5:59)
- QuickTime Screencast (42.9 MB)
The repository configuration-properties in the samples project contains all the code shown in the demonstration.