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Blog Archive for marinasum during January 2007

Starting this year, Daylight Saving Time (DST) in the United States will begin on the second Sunday of March and end on the first Sunday of November. John O'Conner's September 2006 article, U.S. Daylight Saving Time Changes in 2007, explains the background and the ways to eliminate time errors in Java applications.Specifically for Sun Java System Web Server and Sun Java System Web Proxy Server,...
A newly published article, Running Ruby on Rails on Sun Java System Web Server 7.0, describes the related installation and configuration procedures on the Solaris 10 OS on the SPARC platform. Ruby on Rails is an open-source framework, written in Ruby, for developing Web applications. Sun Java System Web Server 7.0, released last week (see a related blog entry), offers numerous robust...
Five panelists at Sun have produced a net talk, OpenSPARC: Developer Opportunities With the World's First Open-Source CPU. Tune in to find out how the community can benefit from the design code for Sun's UltraSPARC T1 processor.
Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 is now available for free download. Its capabilities include cluster administration, support for numerous Web 2.0 languages, session recovery, and integration with Sun's IDEs, such as NetBeans. For more specifics, check out this blog on The Aquarium.Congratulations to the development team. I've enjoyed cowriting technical articles with some of its engineers over...
Do take a look at the robust and rich capabilities in Sun Java System Portal Server 7 for building community portals. The pointers to two blogs and a brief screencast with a demo are on a blog on The Portal Post.Paul Hinz's blog describes the community activities as being virtual and dynamic. Truly impressive.
I found this short and succinct interview interesting reading: Sun’s Chief Doesn’t Fear the Snarky. Can't agree more with Jonathan Schwartz that leadership matters: Managers set examples—good or bad.
Just published on Sun Developer Network is an updated article by Joe McCabe, Using PHP on Sun Java System Web Server, which describes how to run the PHP engine as a CGI, a FastCGI server, or an NSAPI plug-in with Sun Java System Web Server. The releases that are addressed are PHP 5 and Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 and 7.0.Besides the procedures, the article also elaborates on the PHP modules,...
The third session of the 10-week free class on Java programming, offered by Sang Shin, Java technology evangelist at Sun, will start on January 19. Aside from showing you how to write, compile, and run Java programs, the class also covers essential object-oriented programming concepts. Mostly, the NetBeans IDE will be used for the class. Newcomers to Java technology, be sure to check it out.
In an enlightening blog entry written in September 2006, DTrace Meets JavaScript, Brendan Gregg at Sun elaborates on Helper Monkey, a project that runs browser builds with User Statically Defined Tracing (USDT) probes and thus debugs dynamically. All with no browser stops or restarts. Included are code examples to demonstrate how things work.DTrace is the Solaris 10 OS dynamic tracing capability...
The Ask the Experts session on the Open-Source Java project, sponsored by java.sun.com, is set for January 16-19. Ken Drachnik, Vivek Mody, and Rich Sands will stand ready to respond to your questions online.Before posting, take a look at the FAQ on the topic. You might find the answer to your question there already.