is an open-source E-Commerce project written using Ruby-on-Rails
framework. It provides a simple e-commerce platform, content management
system and customer response system - all
I found out about this application from Sang "Passion" Shin's
5542 (part of FREE
20-week course on Ruby-on-Rails starting on Jul 15, 2008).
But instead of using standard WEBrick/Mongrel...
Ganymede is the annual release of Eclipse projects; this year
including 23 projects. Screencast
#WS6 showed how GlassFish v2 can be easily registered and
started within an earlier version of Eclipse (3.3 specifically).
Eclipse is now 3.4 (as part of Ganymede) and GlassFish v3 is
blazing the community with it's modular, embeddable and extensible
This blog shows...
is a modular (OSGi
compliant), embeddable (runs in-VM) and extensible (supports non-Java
apps) Application Server.
The extensible part is demonstrated
by deployment of Rails and Grails applications. An example of
embeddability is an in-VM
Servlet. This blog demonstrates how a simple OSGi bundle
can be easily created using Maven
Bundle Plugin and deployed on v3 trunk.
0.3.0 version of GlassFish Gem for Rails (a total of 11 issues fixed
and resolved - RubyForge
Issue Tracker) earlier. But that caused a regression
And so matching the agility expected by Rails developers, he quickly released
0.3.1. And a wee bit smaller too - 2.68MB for 0.3.1
instead of 2.69MB for 0.3.0.
If you have an existing version of the...
My primary development machine is Mac OS Leopard
on Intel Core 2 Duo (read osxtips).
But the beauty of virtualization
is that I can run multiple Operating Systems on a single powerful
machine. And what better virtualization product than Virtual Box.
Solaris has crossed leaps and boundaries making installation
and getting started extremely simple :)
So here is an application stack...
If you are a java.net
blogger and blog about GlassFish
then consider using "Community: GlassFish" category for any new entry
as shown below:
All the consolidated blogs can then be read here.
already makes it easy by providing tags, for example you can read all GlassFish
blogs from Sun.
Here are some other related pointers for you:
Are you deploying your JRuby-on-Rails applications
(or any variety of Unix) and not able to connect to the database ?
I experienced it last week so thought of sharing the tip here. Luckily
it's really simple.
Here is the default generated "config/database.yml"
#33 explains how to create a GlassFish v3
distribution that uses Apache Felix
(default) as the OSGi R4 Service
Platform runtime. This blog explains how to use Felix
TUI with that bundle to issue commands to the OSGi framework
and obtain information from it.
To enable Felix Shell with GlassFish v3, add the lines ...
JUG took my email interview a few days ago and published it
Read it here.
Thanks to Mario
Rails 2.1 was released
earlier this month. GlassFish
provides a complete development/deployment
environment for Rails applications. Some of the main reasons
for using GlassFish (instead of WEBrick or Mongrel)
Identical Development and Deployment environment
Multiple Applications can be deployed on one Container
Multiple requests can be handled by a single application
(with no extra...