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Blog Archive for bleonard during January 2006

Yes, I'm a NetBeans guy, but since Creator 2's been released, I can't stop playing with it. Since I've also been playing with Derby a bit lately, and Derby isn't one of the preconfigured database server types that ships with Creator, I thought a short blog entry might be in order. Getting Started Download the latest official Derby release (10.1.2.1 at the time of this writing) and extract the...
After reading my Derby Tutorial, a co-worker asked me about using JNDI to access the Derby database. Here are the steps required to access Derby as a resource configured in Tomcat 5.5. Getting Started First, follow the Derby Tutorial at least through the step Create Table Wizard. This will get Derby properly configured with NetBeans and give us at least one table to work with, Friends. Copy the...
If you read my bio, you'll see that I have a pretty deep background in J2EE technology. However, over the past year I've been focusing on other technologies, like the eBay SDK for Java and J2ME. In the mean time, J2EE, now Java EE, has sped on past. With the forthcoming release of Java EE 5, things are changing dramatically, specifically with regards to EJBs. Last month JSR 220 - Enterprise...