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Cloud Development and Deployment with CloudBees by Nicolas De loof

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Customizing your application

If you are familiar with the JavaEE model, you will know that JNDI was designed for application customization, assuming that the container would provide some way to configure injected parameters (strings) and resources. However, this never proved to be a good model, and most developers used to have some external properties file, system properties, or a comparable hack to inject values into the application and manage values at runtime depending on the environment.

Generally speaking, all frameworks used to offer some configuration facilities based on environment variables or system properties (in the Java ecosystem).

Application parameters

Application parameters are the CloudBees mechanism to customize the runtime of an ...

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