Matt Reid | Senior Software Developer

Matthew Reid is a Full Stack web developer, specialising in Java and the JVM, js and web frameworks. He has a passion for clean code, entrepreneurship, company culture and making the world a better place.

I got this tip from a wonderful presentation by Eric Burke of square but it works so well I needed to share it.

I was recently running a webapp on tomcat that needed to run on port 80 for the links to work. This isn’t easy in osx as port 80 is already being used by other things.

Communication with an XML-RPC server via Java is extremely easy with the apache XML-RPC library using the following snippet:

I recently found the following post on stackoverflow here, simply add the following code (sorry, no xml version)