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Blog Archive for arungupta during February 2008

Pramod released an updated version 0.1.1 of the JRuby GlassFish v3 gem. What's New ? - Mainly alignment with Rails convention The name of the gem is changed from "GlassFish" to "glassfish". The default port number is 3000. Applications are deployed at root context ("/"). So the default application is now deployed "http://localhost:3000/home/index" instead of "http://localhost:8080/temp/...
acts_as_conference Day 2 started with breakfast ... yaaay! I had to hunt for breakfast yesterday. Robert started the day by asking some questions and here are the responses: 100% will come back if organized next year Fri/Sat is good $100 Price is good Got 60-70 submissions so the selection process was difficult Some of the reasons people came to this conference: Mickey Mouse Speaker lineup...
acts_as_conference started earlier today (now yesterday) in Orlando, Florida with Charity Session.  Completely sold out with 165 attendees! Ezra Zybmuntowicz (Merb core developer) talked about Merb. What is Merb ? Started after tried to make Rails thread-safe and memory foot print lower. All (everything?) you need, none you don't. Key features of Merb are: Thread-safe...
Sun Microsystems is a sponsor of a new Ruby on Rails seminar. Michael Slater and Christopher Haupt, of BuildingWebApps.com and the LearningRails.com podcast, are offering a two-day Ruby on Rails QuickStart seminar in San Francisco, February 20-21. The seminar is designed to enable web designers and developers with only minimal programming experience to become productive Rails developers....
GlassFish v3 Gem allows JRuby-on-Rails application to be launched in GlassFish v3 server. It provides a robust alternative to WEBrick and Mongrel for development and deployment of your JRuby-on-Rails applications. UPDATE (Feb 14): A 0.1.1 version of the gem is released which will change the installation process. The Gem was originally announced here and then updated here. All along...
This blog describes how you can create a Rails application accessing PostgreSQL database using NetBeans 6. Download and Configure PostgreSQL Download PostgreSQL from here. After download and install, open the PostgreSQL command prompt (from the program menu) and initialize the database by giving the following command (in bin directory):initdb -D "\users\Arun Gupta\postgresql\data...
This TOTD (Tip Of The Day) shows how to install Rails 2.0.x in JRuby 1.0.3 and JRuby 1.1 RC1. Then it describes how a simple Rails application can be created and deployed using WEBrick. First, lets deal with installing Rails 2.0.x in JRuby 1.0.3 and JRuby 1.1 RC1. Step 1: How to install Rails 2.0.x in JRuby 1.0.3 ? Download and Unzip JRuby 1.0.3. This creates "jruby-1.0.3" directory. Install...
The GlassFish Day (Feb 29) as part of India Tech Days is now shaping up. This is one full day of focused and in-depth discussions about GlassFish - The Best Open Source Application Server. Starting from state-of-the-union, excellent tools integration, performance tips and high availability/clustering support - get ready to drink from the firehose :) There is a session by Accenture...
users@glassfish had a discussion on what are the key differentiators of GlassFish. This blog summarizes them. Here is a list of distinguishing features: Fastest open source application server (883.66, highly scalable). Centralized management of clusters and instances distributed across multiple servers. Microsoft .NET 3.0 interoperability Java Business Integration and Open ESB Call flow...
Sun Microsystems is a platinum sponsor of  acts_as_conference. Why another Rails conference ? Only one track - so you never have to juggle your schedule and you can attend all the sessions, if you like Great speaker lineup - meet die hard Rails fans Only $100 registration Sunny and beautiful Orlando (better than San Francisco Bay Area this time of the year :) Venue is right in front...