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Blog Archive for arungupta during November 2008

GlassFish and MySQL student contest winners are announced! Kolli Bharath from Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, India (review, project) and Tomas Augusto Muller, Universidade de Santa Cruz do Sul, Brazil (review, project) won the grand prize of $500 each. There are 7 second prize winners of $250 each. Congratulations to all the winners! Meet some of the...
TOTD #56 explains how to create a RESTful Web service endpoint using Jersey and publish the resource using JSON representation. The blog entry showed how the endpoint can be accessed from a Web browser. This Tip Of The Day explains how to use Jersey Client APIs to invoke the published endpoint. Lets get started! Create a new directory "./src/test/java/org/glassfish/samples" Add a test Add a...
Jersey is the open source, production quality, JAX-RS (JSR 311) Reference Implementation for building RESTful Web services in the GlassFish community. It also provides an API that allows developers to extend Jersey to suite their requirements. This Tip Of The Day (TOTD) shows how to create a simple RESTful Web service using Jersey and run it using embeddable GlassFish (glassfish:run)....
GlassFish v2 allows you to configure cluster of multiple nodes/instances to meet various availability requirements, from the highly scalable service availability configuration to the business-critical, 99.999% service-and-data availability configuration. A cluster can be deployed using different toplogies with a choice of service/data availability, in-Memory/HADB, co-located/non-colocated...
GlassFish Gem is a light-weight and robust deployment solution for Ruby-on-Rails and Merb applications. The gem can be easily installed as: gem install glassfish for any JRuby runtime. Support for other Rack-based frameworks such as Sinatra is coming soon! This Tip Of The Day (TOTD) explains how to build this gem if you like to understand the internals or hack it out: svn co https...
GlassFish v3 Prelude is now available! Some of the cool features are: Modularity using OSGi Rapid deployment using retain session data across HTTP redeploys and deploy-on-save Embeddability Dynamic languages and frameworks Faster start up time Integrated NetBeans and Eclipse tooling Comet and Cometd This screencast shows how you can create a simple Web application using JSP and Servlets in...
GlassFish Gem 0.9.0 can be used to run Rails and Merb applications. Support another Rack-based framework Sinatra is coming up in the near future. This blog shows how to create a scaffold in Merb and run it using the GlassFish gem. Merb allows pluggable ORM and comes with DataMapper as the default one. However DataMapper has native dependencies and so cannot be used with JRuby. There is...
Presented on GlassFish at Java MUG last week. The event is hosted at Sun's North Dallas Office. It was impressive to know that local Sun team is hosting 4 User Groups (MySQL, Solaris, and OpenSolaris other than the JUG) in a month. The evening started around 6pm when the attendees started showing up for socializing over Pizza and Soda. The JUG started with a brief introduction by Eric Weibust...
GlassFish Gem 0.9.0 was recently released. It can run any Rack-compatible framework such as Rails and Merb. Support for another Rack-based framework Sinatra will be released in the near future. The gem is even extensible and allows to plug any of your favorite Ruby framework using -apptype switch (more on this in a future blog). This blog shows how to install the gem and use it for running a...
GlassFish with RMagick explains the Warbler configuration required for using RMagick with GlassFish. Did you know Rails application can be natively deployed on GlassFish v3 Prelude ? And you can even buy production support! All previous entries in this series are archived at LOTD. Technorati: lotd rubyonrails rmagick glassfish