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Carla Mott

Carla Mott is a contributor on Project jMaki, editor on The Aquarium webblog, a Java Enterprise Community leader on and a committer on Dojo, an open-source JavaScript toolkit. Previously, she was a project owner for Project GlassFish where she helped to open source Sun's application server and to build the GlassFish community. She has been at Sun for 12 years, worked on the application server technologies since 1999 and has had the opportunity to speak at JavaOne for the last 4 years.


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jMaki 1.0.3 available

Posted by carlavmott on December 17, 2007 at 8:23 PM PST

jMaki, a client server framework for creating Ajax web applications, is how shipping release 1.0.3. This release contains several bug fixes, and integrates Yahoo UI 2.4 release.

jMaki 1.0.1 available

Posted by carlavmott on November 17, 2007 at 1:23 PM PST

jMaki 1.0.1, a client server framework for creating Ajax enabled web applications, is now available. This release contains many bug fixes. Some of the fixes include support for server side internationalization, updates for Ruby templates and updates to the command line tool support.

Connecting widgets in jMaki

Posted by carlavmott on October 23, 2007 at 11:56 AM PDT

Just how do I connect widgets to each other in jMaki? The publish/subscribe mechanism in jMaki is quite powerful and allows for peer to peer and anonymous communication. This blog talks about how to use the different styles of publish and subscribe in your code. I'll start with the anonymous case first and work my way to peer to peer connections.

New widget library for jMaki

Posted by carlavmott on October 7, 2007 at 10:06 PM PDT

I just made a few more widgets available for the jMaki framework. I've included widgets that folks have asked us to provide that did not go into the main release. The new widget library is called extra and is available for download from the widgets project.

jMaki app using Google Gears

Posted by carlavmott on September 28, 2007 at 4:50 PM PDT

I created a simple app as a demo that uses Google Gears for local storage and also sends data to the server upon user request.

How to implement data pagination in jMaki tables

Posted by carlavmott on September 19, 2007 at 5:31 PM PDT

The question about paging through data in a table comes up enough that I decided to answer in a blog. Using some code Greg posted in an email a few months back let's create a simple example of paging through data in a table. In this example, we will use the Dojo fisheye widget to drive the pages that are displayed in a Dojo table.

Simple end to end jMaki application

Posted by carlavmott on September 11, 2007 at 12:55 PM PDT

This blog describes how to use jMaki actions and events to drive behavior or data in widgets.

Building web 2.0 apps with jMaki made even easier

Posted by carlavmott on August 9, 2007 at 12:19 PM PDT

Since I posted a blog last December on building web 2.0 apps with jMaki, several new features have been added to make building the app much easier. This blog shows the new way to build the same app using the new features.

jMaki is a light weight framework for developing JavaScript centric Ajax-enabled web applications using Java, Phobos and PHP.

jMaki data models formally specified

Posted by carlavmott on July 30, 2007 at 10:32 PM PDT

The jMaki data models have been formally specified and as of last week, build .9.6 implements all specifications. The data model pages include the formal specification of the data expected by the widgets.

jMaki - widgets talking to widgets

Posted by carlavmott on July 29, 2007 at 9:51 AM PDT

Widgets talking to widgets has just become a lot easier in jMaki. The .9.6 build or first Release Candidate fully supports the data models we have recently specified. You will find the formal specifications on the wiki model pages.