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Blog Archive for vivekp during March 2008

I have been thinking of playing with Jython and GlassFish for quite some time. I thought of taking the first shot at it. So after looking around a bit I found out that I can simply use PyServlet to delegate the HTTP requests to my Jython servlet which can do whatever with the Python script and write it back to the Servlet output stream. Let us see how I did it: Setup Install GlassFish v3....
In my last post I mentioned that "...with Rails there are some known limitations, such as the ORM in Rails is not pluggable" by which I basically meant that you can't plug in another ORM and the Rails Model creation and db migration will not generate the correct code for another kind of ORM. The good news is that with little bit of coding you can reuse your entity classes. caroljmcdonald...
I was at Silicon Valley JUG (Java User's Group) to talk about Ruby on Rails in GlassFish. See Arun's announcement on this talk. The slides used in this presentation can be found here. The main theme of my presentation was on highlighting Rails development and deployment on GlassFish v2 and using GlassFish gem with live demos. These are some of the questions asked during presentation...
Recently Guillaume reported to me about his Grail app not deploying on GlassFish v3 Preview 2. The problem reported was that the Grail app was taking lots of time to deploy on GlassFish v3 Preview 2. Although such failures are not acceptable but considering GlassFish v3 is a complete new architecture, is still under development and feature incomplete and above all the preview releases do...
This is further progress in solidifying Sun's Python story for dynamic language support in the JVM. Frank has been involved with Jython for quite some time and will be working on making Python language support in JVM. Ted will be represening Python in the open source world. Welcome Frank and Ted! See more on this story here. This is just so exciting  - JRuby, Jython, Da Vinci Machine, all...