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Blog Archive for arungupta during April 2008

Yesterday, Apple released Java SE version 1.6.0_05 for 64-bit Intel-based Mac OS X 10.5.2 or later. Download it here! It's restricted to 64-bit machines and Charles is unhappy about it. Hopefully, they'll release a 32-bit version as well. Type "sw_vers" in a terminal to check the Mac OS X version as shown below: ~ >sw_vers ProductName:    Mac OS X ProductVersion: 10.5.2...
Start counting in days now before the JavaOne frenzy begins! In the mean while, here is a quick summary of GlassFish related events: Sunday (5/4) GlassFish Unconference (free registration) Monday (5/5) GlassFish Day (free registration - also gives you free access to JavaOne Pavilion and General Sessions on Tuesday), Party @ Thirsy Bear in the evening (just show up) Tuesday - Thursday (5/...
Rails powered by the GlassFish Application Server explains all the benefits of using GlassFish for developing and deploying your Rails applications. If you are using NetBeans 6.1 builds then you can deploy your Rails application directly on GlassFish v3 from within NetBeans IDE. No longer you need to have different development and deployment options. This blog explains how to install a bleeding...
Over the past 10 years JavaWorld.com is a great source for Java developers focusing on four areas - Java SE, Java EE, Java ME and Developer Tools. The 10 most recently published articles and tutorials can be easily subscribed. As of yesterday they started a new blog platform - JWBlogs! The formal announcement in their newsletter said: The goal of the JavaWorld blogs is to provide a daily mix...
TOTD #30 explained how to create CRUD application using Grails and hosted using in-built Jetty servlet engine and in-memory HSQLDB database. Jetty and HSQLDB are built into Grails and allows to start easily. You can also use GlassFish and MySQL for deploying your applications in production environment. This blog entry walks you through the steps of deploying a Grails application on GlassFish...
After a simple Grails application, let's create a CRUD application. Such an application allows to perform basic database operations to read table rows from the database, create new rows, and edit and delete existing rows. This blog shows how such an application can be created using Grails, hosted on built-in Jetty servlet engine and use in-memory HSQLDB database for persistence. A follow-up...
From proof-of-concept to production in 8 weeks, WorldxChange Communication NZ's online billing system is another succes story of JRuby and GlassFish v2. The portal is designed solely using NetBeans 6.1 IDE. Here are some of the quotes from the completed questionnaire: From my perspective, the main advantage was that I could deploy my JRuby project war file directly to Glassfish,...
JavaOne 2008 is 2 weeks away, gosh! Everything around is oriented accordingly starting from slides, messaging, demos, rehearsals, booth duties, shwags, parties, after dark events, customer meetings (some old friends too ;-) and lots of other stuff. It's full gear already and now full speed ahead! Here are some links for you to get started: JavaOne main website  Activities...
jMaki Webtop is a light-weight Mashup Framework based on jMaki widgets. The webtop was demonstrated at Ajax World East 2008 keynote. The key features are: Simple & easy to use (runs in browser) Extensible (add your own widgets & gadgets) Manageable (create users) Persistent (Google Gears on the client, Database on the server) Shared (read-only views can be shared with other users) A 30...
Project GlassFish: On a mission to please Developers is the topic of talk at Silicon Valley Web Developer JUG tomorrow (Apr 15, 2008). Hear all about GlassFish v2, it's exciting set of features such as Metro, High Availability, Clustering, Grizzly, Scripting, SIP container, Tools integration (such as NetBeans and Eclipse) and many others that together deliver a compact and...