The highlight of Day 2 of Sun Tech Days Hyderabad for
me was the keynote session by David Axmark
co-founder. In his presentation, he explained how Storage
Engine Innovation (Falcon,
& others), "Free" Time Innovation (MySQL proxy,
Language Connector), Buying Innovation (MySQL
from Ericsson), Business Innovation (open source in 1996, work...
30% of the approximately 5000 attendees at Sun
Tech Days Hyderabad
were a repeat audience. It is the biggest developer Tech Days of all -
both in terms of the number of attendees and tracks/sessions.
This is my first Tech Days in India and found the show to be quite
impressive so far. Once you enter the main conference hall, it's hard
to differentiate between Moscone Center
(location for JavaOne...
Here are some pictures of the food I've eaten so far:
Here are some of the characteristics of Thali (first 3
Banana leaf is used as the base for serving the food -
clean and green
A large variety of items are served, including the
Modular - Items are served in a pre-defined order.
Over the lunch table, we were...
I'll be spending some time with partners in Bangalore office next week
(Feb 25, 26).
Then I'll be speaking at Sun
Tech Days Hyderabad (Feb 27, 28) and finally coordinating GlassFish
Day (Feb 29). Of course, my overarching theme is to talk
But these two cities are also known for their local cuisines.
For those who don't know, Hyderabad
are metropolitan cities in two...
2.0 changes the way Scaffold
works. This blog walks you through the steps to create a simple CRUD
application using Scaffold in Rails 2.0.
Download & Install JRuby 1.1 RC2.
Install Rails using the following command:
jruby -S gem install rails
Create a new Rails app using the following command:
cd samples; mkdir rails; cd rails<br>jruby -S rails books -d mysql...
Social Software for GlassFish provides an integrated suite of Blogging,
Tagging and Content Rating on GlassFish.
More details about this suite are available here.
screencast explains how this integrated suite of software can
easily downloaded using GlassFish
Update Center, how different components are
seamlessly integrated and can be used.
JRuby 1.1 RC2 was released earlier
today an GlassFish
v3 gem works like a charm on it :)
Read the complete announcement here.
The key features of RC2 are:
260 issues resolved
Large IO refactoring
Less memory than previous release
Control total number of JIT'd methods
Support a JIT cache between runtimes to return permgen
50-70% reduction in generated methods
Here are the steps for quick...
There are 3 simple steps for a successful GlassFish
enterprise deployment - Download, Register, Subscribe. This blog
describes what and why of each step. It particularly
the several unique benefits available to you in each step.
- The first step for any successful enterprise deployment is to
- the best open source Application Server (see What's
A Rails 2.0.2 application configures SQLite3 database by
default. This requires you to have SQLlite3 database running and also
have the corresponding database adapter installed. Even this is part of
the Leopard (Mac OS 10.5+) development kit but this needs extra
configuration on non-Leopard machines.
One of the guiding principles of Rails is Convention-over-Configuration.
So there are couple of...
6.1 M1 is now available. Download here!
There are several
features in M1. But the feature I liked the most is storing
multiple Ruby/JRuby runtime configurations in the IDE. In NetBeans 6.0
only one Ruby platform could be configured and stored. So if you have
to change to another Ruby environment then you have to edit the values
in the IDE. 6.1 M1 allows to configure and store multiple...