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Blog Archive for marinasum during March 2006

A newly published article on developers.sun.com walks you through the procedures for configuring Roller 2.0 and 2.1.1 and deploying either of those two versions on Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 SP5. Engineer author Seema Alevoor has laid out all the code tweaks you need to make in clear, seamless detail.Roller is the open-source blog server for Sun's blogs.sun.com and numerous other popular...
Forbes recently published an eye-opening Q&A with Eugene McCabe, executive vice president for worldwide operations at Sun. His answers explain how and why Sun's One Touch supply chain works efficiently and effectively with direct shipments from vendors to customers. The solutions are geared toward bypassing the drawbacks of forecasting and prebuilding systems.Shouldn't we apply the same...
Sun's recent announcement that NetBeans Enterprise Pack 5.5 Preview is now available for Apple's Mac OS X is excellent news. That was a hot topic on the Sun Java Studio Enterprise 8 forum in January, to which I referred in a blog. Albeit still only a preview release, NetBeans 5.5 Enterprise Pack's support for SOA and UML is well worth a good look. Be sure to post your comments on the preview...
In a new article on developers.sun.com, Rico Cruz and I explained how to create, in the Sun Java Studio Enterprise 8 IDE, the order-tracking Web service for Adventure Builder—a Web service that was mentioned in a recent paper on Sun Java Studio Creator. With the WSDL and implementation code, you need to tweak only a few settings in a dialog box, copy over the implementation code, and a WAR...
As its title suggests, a recent article in synnovation (an EDS Agility Alliance publication), Not Just a Spectator Sport, elaborates how access control and identity management nowadays mean a lot more than the traditional sign-ons with user IDs and passwords. They mean using open, standard protocols to implement application models that offer definitions of "rights, responsibilities, roles, and...
Hot off the press on developers.sun.com are parts 1 and 2 of a series on Business Process Execution Language (BPEL). Part 1 introduces the concepts and cites a sample process; part 2 describes how to define and apply the partnerLinkType and partnerLink elements to specify the relationship between a process and its partners. With the preview release of NetBeans Enterprise Pack 5.5, you can develop...
I enjoyed reading the wave of recent articles regarding the enthusiasm for Open Document Format (ODF), notably— internetnews.com: Tech Rallies Around Open Document Format crn.com: OpenDocument Format Supporters Band Together in Alliance theregister.co.uk: Office Formats Alliance Opens for Business —along with an opinion on linux-watch.com that the UI of the upcoming Microsoft Office...
How to open-source proprietary software yet make money in other ways? A recent eWEEK article, based on an interview with Simon Phipps, Sun's chief open-source officer, explains that in simple terms, citing the Solaris Operating System as an example.Also, Simon believes that the IDE development process has a way to go yet and that "[n]either the NetBeans environment nor the Eclipse environment is...
A new, detailed article on developers.sun.com tells you how, step by step. Bottom line, as the two coauthors keep emphasizing to me: It's easy; it's simple; it's straightforward; it's intuitive. User experience is a high priority in the design of Project GlassFish.The article addresses a variety of topics, including registry and security. I hope you find it helpful and illuminating.
The recent news that Forrester Research has named Sun the leader in identity management is wonderful to see. In particular, Sun Java System Identity Manager won a high praise as a product that leads in connector capability, policy management, auditing, and architecture. Online frauds abound everywhere; security-related software definitely has a vital role to play—indirectly as an ensurer...