off 2007-2008 Tech Days
and marks the 10th anniversary of the developer event. This blog celebrates the
decade by announcing "Sun Tech Days Event Map" - a real-life
using jMaki. It allows you to choose the
date on a web page using a rich calendar widget, shows the city where
Sun Tech Days event is
happening during that month and then shows that city...
Jersey provides a
type system for the encoding/decoding of a Java type to/from an entity of an
support was added in Jersey using the
BadgerFish convention for encoding/decoding
JAXB beans to/from JSON. A new
sample was also added in the
0.2.1 that demonstrates this concept.
This TOTD provides provides a trivial sample (using the snippets...
The first ever
The Rich Web Experience 2007 just got over and I enjoyed
participating in the conference.
This conference is part of No
Fluff Just Stuff Symposium series and truly lived up to it's name and
these are some of my reasons:
There indeed was no "fluff", just real meaty talks full of "stuff".
This indeed was an "experience" - not just a...
NetBeans 6 IDE comes pre-configured with
JRuby interpreter. This TOTD explains how the
JRuby interpreter can be swapped with a C-based Ruby interpreter and vice versa.
Verify the JRuby interpreter
Rails Hello World using NetBeans 6 IDE.
Expand "Views", "say", and open "hello.rhtml".
Right-click in the "hello.rhtml" window and select...
The NetBeans IDE has
simplified the steps to deploy JRuby on
Rails application on
GlassFish. This blog explains the steps
and is an update to
Download the install the latest
Nightly. I downloaded the Ruby pack by clicking on the "Download"
button in the Ruby column.
Create a new Rails Application
Right-click in the Project window and select "New...
Jersey is the open
source JAX-RS (JSR 311) Reference
Implementation for building RESTful Web services. Paul announced the
0.2.1. This blog entry describe the steps to get started with Jersey and
provide useful pointers for further exploration.
Download a stable build from
here or the latest binary from
here. jersey-xxx-ea.zip is the binary distribution and
Sun Microsystems is a
silver sponsor of
The 2007 Rich Web Experience. This conference is targeted for web designers,
software architects, programmers, developers, and technical managers interested
much more content related to Web will be covered in 6 parallel tracks in 50
sessions by over 35 speakers.
As a newbie to
Rails, "Gem" and "Plugin" terminology
was slightly confusing to me. Specifically I saw the terms being used
interchangeably sometimes. This
TOTD highlights the
difference between Ruby Gem and
Ruby Gem and Plugin are both packaging systems - the main difference is the
scope in which they are effective. The common differences are highlighted in...
Heinemeier Hansson (creator of Rails)
talks about the upcoming Rails
Conf Europe, future of Rails, JRuby and
other things. Here are some quotes ...
On JRuby and Rails
JRuby is a great way to open the conversation
with enterprises by saying, You don't have to throw out all this "junk"
you've accumulated over the years, Ruby is just an incremental...