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Blog Archive for arungupta during August 2014

JBoss EAP 6.3 provides a technology preview of WebSocket and WildFly have supported them as part of Java EE 7 compliance. github.com/javaee-samples/javaee7-samples/tree/master/websocket provide tons of Java EE 7 samples that run on WildFly. If you are interested in similar functionality on JBoss EAP 6.3 then github.com/jboss-developer/jboss-eap-quickstarts/tree/6.4.x-develop/websocket-hello is a...
WildFly instances can be easily started in OpenShift. Tech Tip #7 shows how to spin up an instance of WildFly in OpenShift. Tech Tip #21 explained how to get started using JBoss Tools. Now this WildFly instance is started with the stock configuration.xml. However some times you may want to configure the containers or specify additional configuration information in this file. This Tech Tip will...
Tipi.camp provides a simple campground management software and targets 25,000+ independent campgrounds all over Europe. It provides a customer-friendly booking-portal and a RESTful API for partners to integrate. The project was conceived in September 2013 when Christoph returned from vacation, disappointed because of the missed booking for their tent. And now he has created a new solution...
OpenShift is Red Hat's PaaS platform and comes in three flavors: Origin is the Community PaaS offering. You can explore the community-driven open source upstream of OpenShift. Join the community. Online is the Public PaaS offering. Host your applications in the public cloud with automated provisioning, management, and scaling of applications. Sign up for free. Enterprise is the Private PaaS...
One of my blogs needed Apache HTTPD 2.4.x on Mac but quickly realized that the binaries are available only for Netware and Win32. Even the build instructions were only for RPM-based systems. So I downloaded the source code and started building it. Complete compile instructions are explained here. However there were some issues on Mavericks and so decided to document it. Let's go! Download the...
WildFly 8.1 provides a Java EE 7 compliant application server, and is pretty awesome! WildFly team has been actively working this summer on the next release. WildFly 9 features were announced a few weeks ago. Here is a quick summary and links to discussions on wildfly-dev: Core/Servlet/Full Split Graceful shutdown Elytron (Security improvments) Switching to the JDK ORB from JacORB Undertow as a...
Ceylon is a statically and strong-typed programming language, created by Red Hat. Version 1.0.0 was released late last year and 1.1 is coming soon. Gavin King (creator of Hibernate and CDI) and Stéphane Épardaud will be touring the USA East coast JUGs in October. At each venue, they will explain what Ceylon is, and why you will want to use it for your next production applications. The talks will...
Alexis Hassler (@alexishassler) is a software developer, specialized in Java and Java EE. He is using JBoss since version 2.0, more than twelve years ago. His business is to code for other companies or help them to improve the way they develop and deploy Java applications. He is co-leader of LyonJUG and helps to organize Mix-IT, an annual conference in Lyon. He recently concluded a WildFly...
Java EE 7 was released last year, Java EE 8 preparations have already started, so what tempts me to write a blog about Java EE 6 ? A few reasons ... Even though Java EE 5 was the first version where some of the specs were updated to simplify the platform, Java EE 6 is where higher productivity became the primary focus and kicked into high gear. All commercially available application servers are...
I was surprised when Google could not find Java EE 7 Javadocs download link clearly on the first page. StackOverflow was helpful here again, but even that was the last link on first page. Now, I do know the location and can find my ways around. But this needs to be simplified and made more accessible for developers around the world. So here are some usual Java EE 7 references: Java EE 7 Javadocs...