Sun Tech Days Rome 2007 was kick started by Maria Grazia
Filippini (Director General, Sun Microsystems Italy) to a room full of approx
300 audience. She was followed by Corrado Sterpetti (Software Practice Manager,
Sun Microsystems Italy). Both of them addressed the attendees in the local
language. I could not understand any part of the talk (except bongiorno) but the passion was quite visible in...
I attended and presented at
NetBeans Day Rome earlier today. I sat down to write a detailed report
but Dana Nourie
(SDN Technical Writer) has already done a superb job
the event. Instead of repeating the content I'd like to share some
photos from the event showing how the developers were engaged all through
out the day.
Sun Tech Days
are coming to
Rome (Sep 24-25) and
This is FREE event organized by
Sun Microsystems. Basically Tech Days
are scaled down versions of Java One packed into a suitcase and brought
right to where the developers are as
described by Renita Stafford, Program Manager of Sun Tech Days.
agenda for both the venues is very comprehensive with...
Day 3 started with reminders about
RubyConf 2007 and
Euruko. Marcel and Koz (from
Rails core team) gave the
keynote talking about the best practices for Rails (theRailsWay.com).
Here are some of the tips they explained:
If a controller has more than 6 or 7 actions, and each action > 6-7
lines then there is something wrong. More details
Associations proxies are...
Day 2 started with regular announcements and keynote by DHH. The
demographic distribution of approximately 750 attendees was shown in the
filler slides right before the keynote:
The technical sessions and BoFs started today and the exhibit hall was opened
as well. Sun booth...
Arrived in Berlin 2 days ago for
Rails Conf Europe. Sun Microsystems
is a diamond sponsor and you can meet me at the "Rails
powered by jMaki and
GlassFish" booth in the
Exhibit Hall. You can read about overall Sun's presence
I realized in the morning that my Full Conference pass did not account for
any of the tutorials. And all of them were completely sold out with...
The support for Rails in
NetBeans IDE has improved considerably in the past few days.
Ludo have been
on ramping up the jMaki NetBeans module
as well. This screencast is an update to
#web2 and shows how the development experience for creating a jMaki-enabled
Rails application is drastically simplified.
The screencast shows how a
and Dojo DataTable widget can...
Jerome has been
working on GlassFish gem for
Rails. Read the interesting discussion on
dev@glassfish. This blog announces a technology preview of this gem and
describes the steps to try it out.
Download GlassFish Gem from
If you already have JRuby on Rails configured, then skip this step.
Otherwise you need to install JRuby on Rails.
Download and Unzip JRuby 1.0.1 from
Sun Microsystems is a
Diamond Sponsor of
Rails Conf Europe 2007 (Sep 17 - 19). We'll demonstrate how
NetBeans 6 IDE provides a
complete development environment for Rails application
GlassFish provides a
robust and modular deployment platform
jMaki provides a
complete framework for creating
Here is list of sessions from Sun speakers:...
JRuby Hack Day and taking some help from
Nick, I figured out how to use the
JDBC connection pools configured in
GlassFish using the JNDI names.
All the commands given below are relevant for GlassFish but the same concept
will work where ever you deploy your WARed up JRuby
on Rails application.
Follow the bullet #1 and #2 from
here to create a new...