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Blog Archive for arungupta during December 2007

Merry Christmas! And guess what, Santa has been delivering gifts through out December: Roller 4.0 (Dec 5) JRuby 1.0.2 module on GlassFish Update Center (Dec 12) NetBeans 6.0 (Dec 12) GlassFish v3 Preview (Dec 13) JRuby 1.0.3 (Dec 15) jMaki 1.0.3 (Dec 17) GlassFish v2 UR1 (Dec 19) Metro 1.0.1 & 1.1 (Dec 19) JAXB 2.1.6 (Dec 19) Grizzly 1.7 (Dec 19) JRuby 1.0.3 module on GlassFish Update...
Metro 1.0.1 (integrated in GlassFish v2 UR1) ad Metro 1.1 are now released. Metro contain stable releases of JAX-WS RI and WSIT. Read Vivek's blog for more details. Even though Metro 1.1 is a stand-alone release, it can be easily installed on an existing GlassFish instance (for example override on v2ur1). A later release of Metro 1.1 will be integrated in GlassFish v2.1. Metro Roadmap provides...
JRuby 1.0.3 was recently released and so was Rails 2.0. I decided to try JRuby 1.0.3 + Rails 2.0 and realized that a few additional steps (because of Rails 2.0) are required to get a trivial Hello World applcation up and running. Here are the steps: Unzip JRuby 1.0.3. Make sure to set JAVA_HOME and JRUBY_HOME. Also include JAVA_HOME/bin and JRUBY_HOME/bin in PATH for convenience. Install...
GlassFish v2 UR1 was released earlier today (v2ur1-b09d). This is targeted to accommodate high priority bugfixes (188 of them)! Read the official announcement. What's new ? Download Page Sun branded App server Buy Support (learn more about it in a short screencast by Anissa and how it is integrated in Admin Console). This is also integrated in Java EE SDK Update 4 Release. If you have been...
Pramod updated the JRuby-on-GlassFish module on the GlassFish Update Center with JRuby 1.0.2, Rails 1.2.6 and Goldspike revision 808. I created a standalone (self-contained with all the libraries, gems & plug-ins) and shared (contains only web.xml and libraries are loaded from the Application Server instance) WAR image for the bundled Hello World sample. The screencast #web9 provide...
I presented on GlassFish and related technologies (Metro, JRuby-on-GlassFish and jMaki) at the Department of Computer Science, Delhi University last week. The slides are available here. The talk was very well attended with approximately 120 students and 4 faculty members. The students were pretty excited and had great a interactive session.   Being an alumni of the school (many...
David Coldrick recorded a screencast for Australian Developer Days. The demo shows how NetBeans 6 allow Web services to be easily created and deployed on GlassFish. It is similar to screencast #ws7 but good to see somebody else creating these videos :) Technorati: screencast glassfish webservices projectmetro tango netbeans
I presented on GlassFish and other related technologies (Metro, jMaki and JRuby) in Bangalore, Chennai and Pune last week. The slides used during the preso are here. And here is the list of questions (along with answers) for you: What does WSIT offer ? WSIT stands for Web Services Interoperability Technology. It is a component of Metro - the Web services stack in GlassFish. WSIT...
This TOTD explains how to create a new jMaki widget and make it available in the NetBeans palette. In order to create a jMaki widget, it's important to understand the jMaki Widget Model. Basically, "component.htm", "component.js" and an optional "component.css" together make a jMaki widget. Here are the files for a Hello World widget that takes an...
A book on GlassFish: "Java EE 5 Development using GlassFish Application Server" by David Heffelfinger, was released last month. The publisher sent a courtesy copy for review, thank you for that. I read good part of the book on my several flights in past two weeks. First of all, I'd like to thanks the author, publisher and rest of the team for writing this book....