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Blog Archive for arungupta during July 2008

Grails 1.0.3 was released a few weeks ago. This blog uses the instructions originally posted here and shows how to deploy a simple Grails application on GlassFish. Download Grails 1.0.3 and unzip. Download the latest *-overlay.zip from here and unzip on your Grails installation as shown: ~/tools/grails-1.0.3 >unzip ~/Downloads/grails-gfv3-1.1-overlay.zip Archive:  /Users/...
There are several JavaScript libraries that can be embedded in your webapplication to create a visually appealing interface. Script.aculo.us is one of the popular ones and is built on the Prototype JavaScript Framework. The library provides an easy-to-use, cross-browser user interface JavaScripts that allows you to create fancy effects commonly visible on web pages these days. This blog entry...
Are you a student interested in demonstrating the diverse and powerful features of GlassFish ? Are you a professor who would like to teach GlassFish in your curriculum ? Do you train other people in enterprise technology ? Are you involved in education community in any manner ? If the answer to any of the above questions is Yes, then spotlight.dev.java.net is onestop that provides a list of...
This TOTD (Tip Of The Day) shows how to create a Persistence Unit (PU) for a MySQL database using NetBeans IDE. This PU can then be used in any of Java EE artifacts (JSP, Servlet, EJB, ...) for database interaction. In NetBeans IDE, create a new project Create a new NetBeans Web project and enter the values ("Autocomplete") as shown: and click on "Next". Choose GlassFish...
Are you developing Facebook and/or OpenSocial applications ? Would you like to deploy them and monetize before spending any money on infrastructure ? Social App Program is a new collaborative offering from Sun Microsystems and Joyent that allows you to do exactly that! It allows you to leverage Scalability and Cost-effectiveness of Joyent's cloud powered by OpenSolaris on Sun's renowned...
JRuby 1.1.3 was released last week - download here. The highlights are: 82 issues resolved since JRUby 1.1.2 RubyGem 1.2 (phew, finally Gem installation is much faster again :) Bunch of Compatibility and Performance problems Going forward, JRuby point releases will be on a 3-4 week frequency. And you can always checkout the trunk and build yourself. Here are few simple steps to get you...
I presented on GlassFish at Utah JUG yesterday, slides are available. The topic provided insight into GlassFish v2, the current production version, and GlassFish v3 - the upcoming modular, embeddable & extensible version. The slides have data on leading adoption indicators on how GlassFish momentum. There were close to 100 attendees and the list of sponsors is certainly impressive...
Will you be in Salt Lake City this Thursday evening and would like to hear the latest about GlassFish ? I'll be presenting at Utah JUG. Here are some of the topics I plan to discuss: GlassFish v2 powerful feature set that makes it the preferred deployment platform NetBeans, Eclipse & IntelliJ in action using GlassFish GlassFish v3 Modularization, Embedability &...
DZone released GlassFish reference card which is a great summary of features including installation, common administration tasks, clustering and load balancing and much more. The card was originally proposed and worked upon by Masoud Kalali - an active GlassFish community member. You can always find more up-to-date information at glassfish.org. Truly a community effort, thanks Masoud!...
Do you want to Work in Scripting and Dynamic Languages and associated Web frameworks such as Ruby/Rails, Groovy/Grails, Python/Django Learn the Open Source work culture Work with and in the GlassFish team in a dynamic, innovative and fast-paced environment Engage in highly technical/strategic engineering discussions Become famous by writing blogs/participating in forums Are you a new graduate...