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Blog Archive for marinasum during April 2007

You can distribute a Java EE application client for download by users, who can then immediately run it—hassle free. How? Read this four-part article: Java Web Start Technology and Application Clients in the GlassFish Application Server by Tim Quinn and Rick Palkovic at Sun. From background concepts to customization to security to advanced topics, the article eloquently steers you through...
Just published on Sun Developer Network is the article, Achieving SSO With Sun Java System Access Manager and SAML, which explains how to implement single sign-on (SSO) for all the applications on a corporate portal with Sun Java System Access Manager and Security Assertion Markup Language. Described are the concepts and the step-by-step configurations, illustrated with a process flow diagram...
New on Sun Developer Network is an overview by Tom Mueller, lead architect for Sun Java System Portal Server: Creating Web 2.0-Enabled Communities With Sun Java System Portal Server. In simple terms, Tom highlights Sun Java System Portal Server's capabilities in aggregating content, in enabling users to build communities, and in fostering participation by users. An enlightening read.
In the week of April 30-May 4 is another java.sun.com Ask the Experts session, this one on Web Services Interoperability Technology (WSIT) ("a bridge between Java and .NET services") and Project Tango (enablement of "interoperability between the Java platform and Windows Communication Foundation"). You can post questions during that week, to be answered by technical experts Harold Carr, Arun...
Martin Gee, CTO of ICSynergy International, a Sun partner, describes in a new article, Securing Site Access With CardSpace and OpenSSO: An Overview, an alternative way of authenticating users who access protected Web sites—that is, by means of online credentials called InfoCards. Also showcased are the benefits, architecture, and process flow of a lightweight implementation, accompanied by...
In her new article on SDN, Integrating NetBeans IDE Profiler With Sun Java System Web Server 7.0, Sun engineer Yamini Balasubramanyam describes the benefits of performing profiling tasks with the Profiler in the NetBeans IDE and introduces the GUI before explaining the integration procedure with screen shots and example output. What a useful resource! Good job, Yamini.
In his recent posting, Sun engineer Sriram Natarajan shows, through an example that makes use of the Quercus PHP servlet, that the PHP add-on to Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 much simplifies the configuration process for running PHP in that Web server release. The posting includes the command-line procedure and problem-solving tips.
A new article on Sun Developer Network, An Ajax-Mashup Sample Application on Sun Java System Web Server 7.0, shows you the deployment process on Sun Java System Web Server 7.0, a stable and scalable platform. The sample application that's hosted with the article, accompanied by a screencast demo, is truly nifty, complete with displays of the latest news, weather, stock-quote, traffic, and map...
Java University, which will begin on Monday, May 7, 2007 as part of 2007 JavaOne, will be available to Conference Plus Pass and Java University Pass holders. Thanks to Joe Boulenouar, Java technical specialist at Sun, here are a few course highlights:Using Java EE 5 and SOA to Architect and Design Robust Enterprise Applications Learn how to do the following: Structure applications to head off...