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Blog Archive for carlavmott during January 2006

GlassFish Milestone 5 (beta release) is due out on Feb 6. We are asking for feedback on the documentation for that release. The latest revisions of the docs have been posted on the website and we would appreciate any feedback on the Developer's Guide, the Adminstration Guide and new with this release the Application Deployment Guide specifically. Of course, any and all feedback on the...
Project app-hosting has been created for java.net projects to showcase their J2EE application and allow users to demo the app live. LocaWeb, a Brazilian internet service company, has agreed to host the Sun Java System Application Server PE 8.1 and we are very grateful. The first application available for you to demo is AtLeap, . Hong Zhang, one of the deployment leaders blogged about her...
Recently I posted the current version of the javadocs in project GlassFish. Included are the javax APIs and the com.sun APIs that have been implemented. Although the title on each pages says J2EE 1.4 SDK, these have been updated to include Java EE 5 APIs. We're working on updating the title and headers over the next few weeks. We also plan to update the site with each promoted build so the...
Milestone 5 is the beta release for GlassFish and that started with build 32. Currently build b32b is available for download which has a few more bug fixes than build 32 and is more stable. Milestone 5 is expect out Feb 6. Also available is build 33. This build is off the main trunk of the workspace and contains the bug fixes found in the milestone 5 builds as will as other bug fixes and...
Since we announced GlassFish at JavaOne last June people have asked about an Eclipse plugin for GlassFish. Some time ago the GlassFishplugins project was created on java.net just to encourage the creation of different plugins to popular IDEs. Early on we added pointers to the NetBeans plugins for GlassFish and last week the initial version of the Eclipse plugin was added to the project. I'...
A couple of users have asked how to get Hibernate running with GlassFish. I remembered an article on just that topic written for SJSAS 8.1 although most of the information still applies. Ram describes how to configure Hibernate 2.0 to run on the app server. I had forwarded pointer to that article to several people who found it useful so I thought I would try to reach a larger audience.
Ken Saks from the EJB group in GlassFish has written up some samples for the new EJB 3.0 APIs. There are samples for Stateless, Stateful and Message Driven Beans and all include the source, instructions for deploying and at least one client. Take a look to become more familiar with this technology. Tim Quinn has published a page describing how deployment works in GlassFish with examples...
GlassFish is targeting Feb 6 as the release date for Beta and it's just over a month way. MileStone 4 is the hardcode freeze build which means only approved bug fixes are allowed in the workspace at this time. See the download page to download the server and for the list of bugs fixed in this bundle. Aside from many bug fixes added, I noticed that this bundle checks that each application...