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Dru Devore

Dru Devore is a Integration Architect at Collabera in Charlotte, NC. He has been working with Java for over 15 years and has experience in front end, stand alone applications, web applications, enterprise J2EE applications, enterprise integration, and web services. He was at the Sun Java Center for over 3 years working with large enterprise systems. He has contributed to the Netbeans community and has presented at the JavaOne conference.

 

ddevore's blog

Call for reasonable Java hosting

Posted by ddevore on March 1, 2008 at 12:45 PM PST

Java can compete against other languages, scripting or not, even for small sites, but it needs the support of the industry and the availability of reasonable hosting to do so.

Web Service Creation error with Glassfish 2

Posted by ddevore on February 28, 2008 at 5:40 PM PST

Lately I have been working with EJB 3.0, and I love it. For quick tests and to see what is being returned I threw web services around them. The services ended up being a really nice and easy test though it pointed out a bug in Glassfish 2. The bug has beenentered as an issue in Glassfish here if you are interested.

JSF Tables with POJOs in NetBeans 6.0

Posted by ddevore on February 12, 2008 at 7:24 PM PST

This is an addition to the JSF Visual Web JavaServer Faces in NetBeans Tutorial. For this information to be useful to you, you will have to have a JSF Visual Web JavaServer Faces project created. To create the project please refer to the earlier blog.

JSF Tables with databases in NetBeans 6.0

Posted by ddevore on February 5, 2008 at 6:42 PM PST

This is an addition to the JSF Visual Web JavaServer Faces in NetBeans Tutorial. For this information to be useful to you you will have to have a JSF Visual Web JavaServer Faces project created. To create the project please refer to the earlier blog.

JSF Visual Web JavaServer Faces in NetBeans Tutorial

Posted by ddevore on February 2, 2008 at 7:38 AM PST

I recently started working with JSF for more than simply messing around with the components. In performing this work I have found that some of the information needed to develop JSF seems to be missing or hard to find. Because of this I have decided to write up what I have found to pass along the joy of JSF.

EclipseZone writes about NetBeans winning "bossie" award

Posted by ddevore on September 19, 2007 at 8:12 AM PDT

EclipseZone has an article on NetBeans winning the bossie award which ended up being a better article than I expected.

Declare Variables Inside or Outside a Loop

Posted by ddevore on August 21, 2006 at 9:22 PM PDT

The question has been asked many times by many different people. Is it better to declare variables inside or outside a loop. I did a search for this recently to find support for which is better. What I found was a lot of opinions with very little actual support for either position.

Where is development with Java going?

Posted by ddevore on July 16, 2006 at 12:40 PM PDT

Technologies have come and gone over time. Is the latest round of technologies getting the hype worth integrating into a Java system? I am interested in hearing the feedback of the Java community about the latest and greatest technologies.

Reciently I found myself looking for work. Being a Java guy I was searching for positions for a Java person.

Self Describing Data Object (SDDO)

Posted by ddevore on April 26, 2006 at 1:51 PM PDT

I have created an object to pass dynamic data to and from Web Services. I am blogging it because I want to know how others feel about this type of object.

The Need

Versioning of Web Services is difficult with many different factors to consider, which is beyond the scope of this blog.

JBoss - The Basics

Posted by ddevore on April 20, 2006 at 1:52 PM PDT

This is not for the experienced JBoss application server user. It is meant to give the JBoss beginner the basics to running and deploying applications to JBoss 4.0.3 SP1. There is also information on how to improve efficiency when working with NetBeans and Creator.

JBoss Layout

JBoss is easy to understand if you know the way the directories are setup and how to work with them.