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Blog Archive for arungupta during June 2009

FISL 2009 wrapped up over the weekend. Even though the conference officially ended on Saturday but the connections made there will certainly allow us to continue all the great momentum. The conference celebrates open source and it was certainly great to see Federal Government and Banks with their booths in the exhibitor halls. The visit by Brazilian President Lula certainly highlights the...
Learn how GlassFish and NetBeans helped Ginga community to build a TV Banking application in Brazil. See a live demo of the product, it's really exciting! Why GlassFish ? - They love how NetBeans tooling completely hides the complexity of what's happening underneath and the ease-of-use with GlassFish. Thanks Hugo Lavalle for the interview and good luck with your product! Technorati: conf...
Vinicius Senger, founder of Globalcode - a Java training/consulting company in Brazil, is running supercrud.com on GlassFish. He is a Java EE architect, consultant, trainer, and do Java EE related research as well. He is a JSF 2 Expert Group member, find NetBeans and GlassFish integration amazing and feels its getting better all the time. He runs supercrud.com on GlassFish. The...
Continuing from Day 1, 2 and 3 ... And the complete album: Now looking forward to head back home! Technorati: conf brazil fisl glassfish
Continuing from Day 1 and 2 ... I participated in Simon Phipps Talk Show on GlassFish and that was fun :) The usual points: ~50% of the projects currently target GlassFish and that the number jumps to 73% when only counting new projects (according to Ohloh reports) Best price/performance, First to be Java EE 5 compliance and Most downloaded application server The GlassFish download numbers are...
Continuing from FISL Day 1 ... Here is a video of the ever excited Brazilian community for soccer balls in the pavilion: If you didn't get a soccer ball, come by at the Sun booth tomorrow and make sure to practice like the folks below: The day ended with a nice soccer match between Internacional and LDU Quito from Ecuador at Beira Rio stadium. Feel the...
I presented on "Creating powerful web applications using GlassFish, MySQL and NetBeans/Eclipse" as the first talk of FISL 10 yesterday. The room was only partial full being the first talk of FISL but got packed towards the middle so that was exciting. The slides are available here. The key message is that NetBeans and Eclipse provide a seamless development/deployment environment for GlassFish...
I, along with several other speakers, presented at Javali (an ancillary event of FISL) earlier today. The event was sponsored by Sun Microsystems. Many thanks to Sou Java and RS JUG for organizing the event and thanks to Serpro for hosting the event. There were several speakers from different companies making the event a good mix. I presented on Java EE 6, showed GlassFish Tools...
I received the following photographs from a GlassFish Fan (aka Ben Leadholm) in Minnesota. And here is a picture of his daughter, Rachel, sporting the fancy GlassFish tattoo: Thanks Ben and Rachel for promoting/using GlassFish and sharing the pictures! Do you have any similar pictures ? Send me an email arun dot gupta at sun dot com and will be happy to share them with others. The...
GlassFish v3 is an extensible App server. Basically the core App server functionality can be easily extended using add-ons such as an OSGi module. This allows to keep the core light-weight and install the required features on demand. The add-ons can be easily installed using the Update Center. The what/why/how about extensibility is described in the GlassFish v3 Extensibility One-pager....