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Blog Archive for marinasum during June 2006

Looking for a tool to generate reports for relational database applications with NetBeans? A just-off-the-press technical article that I cowrote with Java Studio Enterprise engineer Craig Conover, Integrating and Using JasperReports in NetBeans, recommends JasperReports.The article describes how to integrate the JasperReports library, including the compilation, code-complete, and documentation...
An article that I recently cowrote with Sun engineer Mukesh Garg, Deploying Web Applications to Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 With NetBeans 5.0, describes how to install and register the Web Server plug-in on NetBeans and how to build, deploy, and debug applications. Only a few simple steps and you can work with Web Server on NetBeans.In addition, an addendum lists the Web Server tasks you can...
Today, the SOA edition of the Sun Developer Network channel went live, complete with a wealth of resources on interoperability, reuse, flexibility, scalability, and productivity. Featured are podcasts by three architect luminaries at Sun, demos, tutorials, technical papers, and free downloads to related development tools.In addition, be sure to visit the newly launched Sun Java Composite...
A ZDNet commentary, OpenSolaris One Year On: Success or Failure? , offers interesting statistics and insights on Sun's Solaris Operating System, which recently celebrated its one-year birthday. So far, more than 13,600 people have signed up for that open-source community, of whom only 1,400 are Sun employees. That's truly impressive!Here are a few other articles on the subject: OpenSolaris...
A technical article that I cowrote with Ed Chen, a Sun Java System Portal Server engineer, Building IPC Portlets for Sun Java System Portal Server 7 With Sun Java Studio Creator 2, is a step-by-step tutorial on how to build JSR 168 portlets that are aware of each other's behavior. The sample application Ed provided illustrates the case well. Looks like a really neat thing to do! I hope you'll...
On the right navigation bar of the NetBeans Enterprise Pack 5.5 site are pointers to three videos, two of them brand new, on the following topics: BPEL orchestration tools Authentication of Java EE applications XML schema tools Be sure to take a look! You'll get a better feel of the nifty capabilities of NetBeans Enterprise Pack 5.5.
Asynchronous JavaScript with XML (AJAX) is all the rage in these days. Three Sun technical experts on the technology—Mark Basler, Greg Murray, and Carla Mott—will answer your questions between June 19-23. The event page has the details. Don't miss it!
New on developers.sun.com is an article, Which Enterprise IDE to Use?, which delineates the bases for the two enterprise IDEs from Sun—Sun Java Studio Enterprise and NetBeans Enterprise Pack 5.5—and the platforms they support. Quite a succinct summary!
A recent technical paper on java.sun.com, Implementing Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA) with the Java EE 5 SDK, details the background concepts and describes the language constructs for developing SOA composite applications on the Java EE 5 platform. As an example, the article uses a sample app that's based on a loan-processing use case—one that includes HTTP/SOAP binding components and...
A technical article just published on developers.sun.com, Creating Dynamically Generated Charts in Portlets, steps you through the process of building dynamic images on JSR 168-compliant portlets by means of the open-source JFreeChart library APIs. Mainly, it involves the creation of a portlet.xml file. A flow chart in the article clearly illustrates the sequence of events.Dynamic graphics are...