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Blog Archive for arungupta during June 2014

Thanks to @dmueller for inspiring this blog entry and @FarahJuma for keeping WildFly cartridge continuously updated! Java EE 7 hands-on lab has been delivered at several conferences, meetups, Java User Groups, and other venues around the world. It provides instructions for a typical 3-tier application using several technologies in the Java EE 7 platform, such as WebSocket 1.0 (JSR 356), Batch...
Do you want @Transactional and @TransactionScoped-like features introduced in Java EE 7 in JBoss EAP 6.x or any other Java EE 6 compliant application server ? Need a CDI scope for window/tab for a JSF application ? Simplified JPA Criteria API ? How about boot and shutdown CDI container in a Java SE application ? Simplified annotation-based security in Java EE ? This is not a wish list for Java EE...
The usual Java EE BoF at DevoxxUK was another chance for community members to meet and discuss the past, present, and future of Java EE. The gathering happened on the first anniversary of Java EE 7 and so allowed us to focus on what happened in the past year and start focusing on what’s expected from Java EE 8. Here are some notes: Meetup started with the usual pet peeve of no official Java EE...
JUDCon is JBoss User Developer Conference and an event where JBoss users, developers, and community members meet to talk about anything and everything on JBoss technologies. JUDCon India concluded earlier this year and JUDCon Boston is coming later this month. However the two events differ in their format. The first one was like a normal conference with a 2 day event, multiple tracks, multiple...
JBoss Tools is a set of plugins for Eclipse that complements, enhances and goes beyond the support that exists for JBoss and related technologies in the default Eclipse distribution. Until now, early builds of JBoss Tools were released at a regular cadence leading up to the release of a particular version. Anybody could download, integrate the plugins in Eclipse, test, and provide feedback....
WildFly tooling is available in JBoss Developer Studio (Eclipse), NetBeans, and IntelliJ. While JBoss Developer Studio and IntelliJ provided in-built support for WildFly, and an extra plugin had to be installed for NetBeans. Not a big deal but NetBeans is more known for a seamless out-of-the-box experience. Starting with today's nightly, WildFly community is a step closer to that now! This means...
This is the fourth part (part 1, part 2, part 3) of a multi-part video series where Lincoln Baxter (@lincolnthree) and I are interactively building a Forge addon to add Java EE 7 Batch functionality. Part 1 showed how to get started with creating an addon, add relevant POM dependencies, build and install the addon using Forge shell, add a new command batch-new-jobxml, and add --reader, --...
WildFly 8.1 was released recently. This release includes a few minor enhancements and 247 bug fixes. Several components were updated and all the details are available in Release Notes. This is the first time patching infrastructure introduced in WildFly 8.0.0 can be used to update WildFly. So you can either download a full install of WildFly 8.1.0, or just the update to 8.0.0. This video...