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Blog Archive for arungupta during October 2007

Rama and I presented on Metro and jMaki in Silicon Valley Code Camp last Saturday. Here are the pictures It was good to meet Peter Kellner (SVCC Orgaznier, Aaron Houston (Program Coordinator for JUGs), Van Riper (Silicon Valley JUG Founder), Kevin Nelson (Silicon Valley Web JUG Founder), Juval Lowy (of iDesign) and many others. And here is a recap of the question/answers asked during the...
What are the dates ? Nov 1 - 2, 2007 for Sun Tech Days and Nov 3, 2007 for GlassFish Day Where is the venue ? Beijing International Conference Center. More details here. What is the agenda ? Sun Tech Days agenda here, GlassFish Day agenda here. You experience multiple tracks dedicated to Java and Solaris, Hands-on-labs, Community events such as GlassFish Day. And above all you get 1-1...
Metro (Takes 2 to Tango: Java Web services and .NET interoperability) Room 4306 Saturday (10/27) 11:15am jMaki: Multiple Languages, Multiple Toolkits Room 4204 Saturday (10/27) 1:45pm Venue: Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, CA In the first session (Metro), I'll show how Metro enables interoperability with .NET 3.0 platform. The talk shows how a Secure and Reliable Web service...
Mid West Java Tech Days concluded in Chicago yesterday. With approximately 160 participants, the conference attendees were slightly larger in number than the Minneapolis Tech Days. The interaction with the audience was also good. The day started with Tim Bray's key note and it was a repeat of Minneapolis. I delivered two talks (same as in Minneapolis)- "Metro: Web services...
Mid West Java Tech Days concluded in Minneapolis earlier today. First, here are some facts I learned about Minneapolis: Minneapolis is a Twin City with St Paul Has 20 lakes and wetlands Mall of America - Biggest retail and entertainment complex in the USA Target headquarters is in the downtown Has the First Basilica in USA 7 miles of skyways linking 8 blocks downtown. Really useful...
The current Rails Gem (version 1.2.5) gives an error when creating a Controller in a JRuby-on-Rails application on Windows. It gives the following error during controller creation as shown below: C:/testbed/ruby/jruby-1.0.1/lib/ruby/1.8/pathname.rb:420:in `realpath_rec': No such file or directory -C:/testbed/ruby/jruby-1.0.1/samples/rails/hello/C: (Errno::ENOENT)<br>&nbsp;&nbsp...
Sun Microsystems is a gold sponsor of Web 2 Summit (nee Web 2.0 Conference). Registration to this conference by invitation only. If you are an attendee, here is one session that you don't want to miss: Betting on OpenSolaris for Success In this session, Sun Chief OS Platform Strategist Ian Murdock, Joyent CTO Jason Hoffman and Director of Systems Ben Rockwood will...
I'll be presenting on Metro and jMaki @ Mid West Java Tech Days. This FREE event is is intended for developers and technologist interested in expanding their use and application of Java in their current projects and day-to-day development. Register for Minneapolis (Oct 16) here and Chicago (Oct 18) here. Both the talk will show how NetBeans IDE provides a great...
In a previous entry, I posted instructions on how to setup Mongrel cluster for JRuby-on-Rails applications on Unix-based systems. The instructions specified there do not work on Windows-based systems because of the following reasons: JRuby 1.0.1 + (default) Rails Gem (version 1.2.4) does not work on Windows because of JRUBY-1401. An older Rails version (such as 1.2.3) can always be...
A user asked how to invoke a Java EE 5 Web service from JRuby. This TOTD explains how a simple Metro Web service deployed on GlassFish V2 can be easily invoked from JRuby. Create a simple Web service using NetBeans IDE and deploy it on GlassFish V2 following the screencast #ws7. Generate the client-side artifacts using wsimport as shown below: C:\workarea\samples\jruby\ws&...