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Edgar Silva

Edgar Silva is a highly recognized consultant, technical leader, teacher and speaker in Brazil. As a Solutions Architect at JBoss, a division of Red Hat, he is responsible for JBoss products in Brazil helping customers and partners to design and develop very large JEE applications for several industries in the finance, telcos and B2C markets. He has been using Java since J2EE was just a dream. Furthermore, Edgar is a frequent Java speaker at events in Brazil, such as Comdex, Fisli, BorCon, JustJava, CafeBrasil, BrasilOne, Maratona4Java, as well as JavaOne in USA . He is NetBeans Dream Team founding member and also helps on Soujava(Java User Group Society) management .


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Creating a Process Server based on OpenSource Technologies using REST

Posted by edgars on August 4, 2008 at 6:01 PM PDT

This is a post where I will try share some thoughts about where
REST could be useful inside a SOA architecture using Business Process
Management, in that case we will be using jBPM and RESTEasy, which is
the JBoss's implementation for JSR311
- Java Restful WebServices

Some thoughts about opensource BPMs

Posted by edgars on June 23, 2008 at 1:44 PM PDT

Business Processing Modeling – BPM, I was starting my career when I heard the word “Workflow” by the first time, of course I had many other things to learn, instead to pay attention on some thing that seems to be too complicated, however in during any computer science or related course we learn some about “State Machines”, well, I wanna tell you a history that I heard when I worked for o

Using DWR inside a Portlet deployed into JBoss Portal

Posted by edgars on December 11, 2007 at 8:14 AM PST

JBoss Portal is in its 2.6.2 GA version, which counts with an easy administration console, however it also counts with a strong foundation in terms of technologies.

In other hand, you have DWR (Direct Web Remoting), which provide you many interesting features in its 2.0 version, such as Comet(see some Grizzly).

JBoss ESB 4.2 - New Editors

Posted by edgars on October 2, 2007 at 6:58 AM PDT

I am very happy with new features inside JBoss ESB 4.2, mainly about Consoles and Editors! Yep, JBoss is well knowed by their black console screens logging everything you want into console/cms window. However, in the SOA World, some visual effort is required to be considered "An Enterprise Player", so far, some of this requirements are present in JBoss ESB 4.2.

MockSoft: Just for fun

Posted by edgars on August 29, 2007 at 4:05 AM PDT

Take a look on this:

Check it out some cartoons like that:

Have fun!

Understanding jBPM based on Struts background

Posted by edgars on August 28, 2007 at 2:45 AM PDT

When you try teach anything new for someone, IMHO the easiest way is to do that relating with something you already know. So far Struts is a framework that almost everybody touched at least once.

Grizzly Facts

Posted by edgars on July 30, 2007 at 10:00 AM PDT

Hi everyone,

We are living in the collaborative times, so I would like to introduce you now the Grizzly Facts!

Grizzly is an awesome NIO framework, you can solve any kind of related non-blocking IO and even other issues using Grizzly, however one of its Core-Developers: Jean-Francois Arcand,

Looking as deep as possible with JBoss Profiler

Posted by edgars on June 13, 2007 at 10:22 PM PDT

I will show you now how you can use JBoss Profiler as your default choice for pre-production profiling tests.

Step 1 - Download the JBoss Profiler

Go to the JBoss Profiler Project page here, and download the CR4 Version from that page

JavaOne 2007 finished, time to flight back to Brazil

Posted by edgars on May 13, 2007 at 1:37 PM PDT

This JavaOne was really cool and special for
Brazilians,  I would like to point the following facts there:

Thanks for the audience at TS 4721 in JavaOne

Posted by edgars on May 9, 2007 at 11:48 AM PDT

First of all, thank you everyone for being present at our session TS4721, I took some pictures of you guys (almost 1700 people) to prove to my boss why it is really important to speak at JavaOne. Of course it is a joke, my boss really knows how important it is.