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
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
Thanks Hugo Lavalle for the interview and good luck with your product!
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
And the complete album:
Now looking forward to head back home!
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
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
provide a seamless development/deployment environment for GlassFish...
I, along with several other speakers, presented at Javali (an ancillary
event of FISL)
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
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
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.
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
Center. The what/why/how about extensibility is described in
v3 Extensibility One-pager....