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Blog Archive for arungupta during July 2007

As reported earlier jMaki and GlassFish, along with a host of other Sun-led open source technologies (NetBeans, OpenJDK, OpenDS, Project Indiana, etc.), were present at OSCON 2007 last week. I spent my entire 2 days at the jMaki booth which had a consistent stream of visitors on both the days. In case you are interested, here is what I presented: What is jMaki ? Running...
A jMaki widget in a page can communicate with: Other widgets on the same page using publish/subscribe mechanism Services in the application domain using service="data.jsp". Services outside the application domain using proxy (xhp). This blog entry explains how external services can be accessed by jMaki widgets. This image shows a Web application with multiple pages (Page1...
What is jMaki ? If you have been following my blog, then you know it already. But a picture is worth a thousand words so here it is. One-liner: jMaki is a light-weight framework for building Web 2.0 applications. The "j" is for JavaScript and "Maki" means to wrap in Japanese. The logo is a Kanji symbol that means to wrap. Three key points about jMaki: Toolkits - It allows...
I updated the running log filter to the one given below. This allows me to generate the total running mileage of all the weeks. The changes are highlighted in this color: jmaki.namespace(&quot;jmaki.filters&quot;);<br><br>myDays= [&quot;Monday&quot;,&quot;Tuesday&quot;,&quot;Wednesday&quot;,&quot;Thursday&quot;,&quot;Friday&quot;,&...
jMaki provide a flexible framework to create mashups very easily. Today, I'm starting a series of screencasts that will focus on this aspect of jMaki. The first one in the series is a very simple mashup that pulls RSS feed from a blog entry and display it in two different widgets, without any extra effort. The NetBeans IDE is used for tooling and the jMaki-enabled Web...
Based upon a user request, this is a follow up entry to show how jMaki on Rails For Dummies work on NetBeans 6 Milestone 10. Some of the steps are simplified and more details are provided. The updates from the previous blog entry are highlighted in this color. Download NetBeans 6.0 M10 (Full version) and configured to install only "Base IDE", "Java IDE", "Web and Java EE" and "Ruby"...
Rama described how to run JAX-WS samples with Tomcat 6.x. JAX-WS is part of Metro - the Web services stack in GlassFish. Another key component of Metro is WSIT (aka Project Tango) that provides Secure, Reliable, Transactional and Interoperable Web service. Read more about Project Tango in this 26-page article. A stable version of Metro is integrated in GlassFish V2 and the latest nightlies of...
Sun Microsystems is a platinum sponsor of OSCON 2007 (Jul 23-27, Portland, OR). There are tutorials, sessions, bofs, expo hall and other events. Sun's continued commitment to Open Source is reflected in its leadership and key contributions to the many projects including OpenSolaris, OpenOffice.org, GNOME, Grid Engine, java.net, Jini, JXTA,...
As reported earlier, Metro team from Sun participated in the fourth (third, second, first) Microsoft Interop Plugfest. Microsoft is working on .NET 3.5 (codename Orcas) and the focus this time was to ensure that there are no regressions with WSIT 1.0. Read Harold's report for more details. Technorati: webservices projectmetro plugfest glassfish microsoft interoperability
Thursday (Jul 19) is the last day of Mashup Camp. Greg gave a jMaki session on Monday and today Carla helped staff the tabletop and I participated in Speed Geeking. This was my first experience and lot of fun to give a 5-minute pitch to bunch of participants. Here is the 5-minute pitch that I presented: jMaki is a lightweight framework to create Ajax-enabled Web 2.0 applications. jMaki -...