You can reach Pascal by mail at

For more information about him see his LinkedIn profile

View Pascal Alma's profile on LinkedIn

19 Responses to “contact”

  1. Abhinandan 14/03/2013 at 04:44 #


    You have not uploaded the main file for 27 July article (Spring ,hibernate and mongo db).
    Please upload that also if you have that.
    I hope you will respond soon.

    • Pascal Alma 14/03/2013 at 19:11 #

      I just checked the post and all links in it are working. What do you mean with ‘the main file’?

  2. Abhinandan 15/03/2013 at 03:38 #


    thanks for replying, what i want to say is that when we ll run these files on IDE they ll ask for a main file which is not there as a java main class, but now i have created that main file and the project is working fine just with the warnings such as :
    log4j:WARN No appenders could be found for logger (org.springframework.core.env.StandardEnvironment).
    log4j:WARN Please initialize the log4j system properly.
    log4j:WARN See for more info.
    i am running it on netbeans IDE and your “&quot” thing was giving some errors in one file at four places.

    would you please let me know about these warnings and how to fix it.

    • Pascal Alma 15/03/2013 at 19:21 #

      The warnings means the logging framework Log$J isn’t initialized well. To do so, add a file name ‘’ to your /src/main/resources/ directory. in the file put the following:

      # default properties to initialise log4j
      log4j.rootLogger=INFO, A1
      log4j.appender.A1.layout.ConversionPattern=[%d{MM-dd HH:mm:ss}] %-5p %c{1} [%t]: %m%n

      Save it and the file should be put on your classpath when you run your class.

      • Abhinandan 18/03/2013 at 03:51 #


        One thing i want to know that whether .properties file, the IDE will recognize it or not because in my case with net-beans its not doing that. And one more thing can i put this file in / src /main/config etc. and your above solution is not helping me coming out of that

      • Abhinandan 18/03/2013 at 05:35 #

        Hey Hi,

        Now i have all set up with the Log4j but now the thing is that i am not able to perform insert operation on mongodb data or query it .
        Would you please let me know as how to do that.

  3. MuleCoder 21/06/2013 at 20:41 #

    Hi Pascal,
    I am using Mule 3.1.2 and have a secured secured service proxy defined in Mule.

    I need to consume a webservice having 1.2 as soapversion. I believe mule by default uses 1.1 as soapversion. I am aware that an attribute was introduced in Mule 3.2.
    Is there a way so that we can force it to use soapversion 1.2 without having to upgrade the mule to 3.2.
    Please suggest.

  4. MuleCoder 22/06/2013 at 06:10 #

    Thank you Pascal a lot.for quick reply. Yes this issue is same as Mule defect/enhancement 5961. I tried implementing CXF interceptor but it didn’t work.
    Yeah i agree, it seems there is only option left to upgrade the Mule from 3.1.2 to 3.3,x version. do you know if there is any backward compatibility compatibility issue in Mule if i recommend up-gradation from 3.1.2 to 3.3.x.

    Thanks again for help!!

    Best Regards,
    Mule Coder

  5. MuleCoder 22/08/2013 at 20:52 #

    Hello Pascal, Hope you are doing well! We need to validate the SOAP service request and response through schematron file. Do you know if there is a way i can apply schematron validations in mule proxy service? I was searching on Google and didn’t find any document around it. Thanks for help!

    • Pascal Alma 22/08/2013 at 21:14 #

      Hi MuleCoder,
      I haven’t used schematron before. This however looks interesting: It says there is also a Maven plugin to create a XSLT out of your Schematron file, so I would try to use that generated XSLT in your Mule flow for validation.

  6. MuleCoder 23/08/2013 at 03:21 #

    Thank you Pascal for quick response. I will try this option.

  7. juantwo 12/02/2014 at 04:39 #

    need help ..its my first time to use mapforce…how do i use mapforce in my webapps(shopping cart) that is created in netbeans java

    ill trying to connect my webapps to salesforce.. is it possible???

  8. karthi4gravatar 27/05/2014 at 15:05 #


    Please, could you help me , how do I confirm that messages routed via mule jms pass-through-router is not lost ?

    Basically, we have a mule jms pass-through-router taking a message from one Q1 and passing on to Q2 based on some regex. All good.
    However, if the client which is reading the Q2 is not available, the messages are lost.

    If I send messages directly to Q2, the messages are persistent.

    Can you help how do I check this scenario while messages are getting lost from one queue to another while using mule jms pass-through-router ?

    • Pascal Alma 27/05/2014 at 19:00 #

      Hi Karthi,

      I have sent you a mail for more info to explain your case.

  9. Alejandro 03/12/2014 at 00:34 #

    Hi Pascal,

    just a comment about (comments are closed there)

    using ActiveMq 5.10 I’m hitting the same issue the other person reported (can’t lock file). There are a couple different steps needed:
    1) the generated instanceX\bin\instanceX.bat files are incomplete, I had to add

    set ACTIVEMQ_CONF=”/instanceB/conf”
    set ACTIVEMQ_DATA=”/instanceB/data”

    2) there are a few more connectors to update in activemq.xml (stomp, mqtt and ws). I had to specify different ports there

    3) to start, now use “instanceX\bin\instanceX.bat start”

    Besides that, thanks a lot for the excellent article!

    • Pascal Alma 03/12/2014 at 06:58 #

      Hi Alejandro,

      Thanks for the update. I will mention this in the post for future reference.


  10. Chandana 10/03/2015 at 06:35 #


    I am a student of a college and need to code on Hadoop Mapreduce. As i am unaware of the basics and i have a very short duration i wanted to seek your help. Kindly let me know if you can offer you help in coding for the hadoop mapreduce. so that i can mail you more details.


  11. Alberto Pozzato 15/04/2015 at 08:39 #

    Hi Pascal, I just read and I just wondering if you can post the source code related. Thanks a lot!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 170 other followers