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Kedar Mhaswade

Kedar Maswade is a staff engineer at Sun Microsystems Inc. Member of Expert Group for JSR 003. Areas of interest -- Open Source Software, JMX, Java EE.


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Effective Java - 1 Companion ...

Posted by km on September 4, 2007 at 1:08 PM PDT

I have created an Effective Java - 1 Companion (ready reckoner, if you will) at: GlassFish Wiki.

I will be enhancing it in the days to come and invite you to participate in related Wiki to improve the correctness of the text.

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GlassFish Passwords ...

Posted by km on August 23, 2007 at 9:08 AM PDT

Ryan de Laplante asked me to blog about this intricate issue of passwords for GlassFish administration.

How to Use JMX to Monitor JVM under GlassFish V1, V2 ...

Posted by km on August 23, 2007 at 8:53 AM PDT

In GlassFish V1 and V2, a JMX Connector Server is always available out of the box.

GlassFish V2: On-the-fly upgrade of a developer domain ...

Posted by km on June 4, 2007 at 10:48 AM PDT

I have created these two screen-casts explaining this feature.

Please watch/listen to them at:

You will need QuickTime Player installed., community, GlassFish, OpenSearch Search Engines, Firefox ...

Posted by km on May 6, 2007 at 6:53 PM PDT

A while ago, I blogged about OpenSearch plugin for Firefox-like browsers. I got interested in it and then the Guru Kohsuke gave me some nice ideas about making it more generic.

NetBeans Open Project Dialog Woes ...

Posted by km on April 20, 2007 at 11:40 PM PDT

I use NetBeans. I like it. I encourage people to use it.

But I am not happy about their handling of "Open Project ..." Dialog.

GlassFish Issue Tracker and OpenSearch Document ...

Posted by km on April 19, 2007 at 7:18 AM PDT

OpenSearch is a nice specification and Firefox 2.0 has a support for it.

GlassFish is an open source project I work on. I wrote a simple GlassFish Issue Tracker Search Plugin for Firefox.

kill and kill -9

Posted by km on February 7, 2007 at 10:10 PM PST

Java provides a way to add a shutdown hook that will be called during the VM's exit sequence and semantics of that are clearly defined in the Javadoc here.

The Javadoc clearly instructs If the virtual machine aborts then no guarantee can be made about whether or not any shutdown ho

Should be renamed?

Posted by km on December 31, 2006 at 7:39 PM PST

It is suggested that the preferrred way of creating the
information for a Java package, such that the javadoc tool recognizes it as such, while creating
the javadoc documentation.

I decided to take this advice and immediately landed into problem of inconsistency with it.

Static Imports -- not a clean job?

Posted by km on December 23, 2006 at 5:22 PM PST

We have been requested to use static imports sparingly. I like that advice. Use your judgment to actually use this support.

But frankly, articles, presentations I have seen use the stdout, the "out" field of java.lang.System as imported statically.