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Edgar Silva

Edgar Silva is a highly recognized consultant, technical leader, teacher and speaker in Brazil. As a Solutions Architect at JBoss, a division of Red Hat, he is responsible for JBoss products in Brazil helping customers and partners to design and develop very large JEE applications for several industries in the finance, telcos and B2C markets. He has been using Java since J2EE was just a dream. Furthermore, Edgar is a frequent Java speaker at events in Brazil, such as Comdex, Fisli, BorCon, JustJava, CafeBrasil, BrasilOne, Maratona4Java, as well as JavaOne in USA . He is NetBeans Dream Team founding member and also helps on Soujava(Java User Group Society) management .


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Learning EJB 3.0, JPA and JSF with NetBeans 5.5

Posted by edgars on November 16, 2006 at 1:33 AM PST

Hi Folks,
Well, so much time without post anything here, I've been quite busy these last months, but now I have a couple of time to share with you how to learn and develop an Application using: NetBeans 5.5, JSF, EJB and JPA.

First of all, I will assume that you had installed the folowing software:

- NetBeans 5.5 (final version)
- GlassFish or Sun Java System Application Server 9

With that soft

Enabling Syntax Highlight for Velocity Files in Eclipse

Posted by edgars on August 30, 2006 at 12:11 PM PDT

Hi Forks,

I've been working with a new Greenbox module, which will allow Eclipse developers to use Greenbox Framework easier.

I that worked, I did a really nice thing, I associate a *.vm file with Java Editor, and in a few seconds I had Velocty Editor with All syntax highlight necessary to create and edit Velocity templates for Greenbox.

Take a look how to Enable it on your enviroment:

AppFuse Article

Posted by edgars on August 30, 2006 at 7:26 AM PDT

In that article,
Matt Raible, shows interesting reasons to use AppFuse.

In Brazil, a gret friend of mine : Paulo Jerônimo, which promotes very enthusiastics presentations in Brazil, in events such as JustJava(Biggest Brazilian Java Event) talking about AppFuse.


NetBeans Plugin: Janino Plugin

Posted by edgars on August 14, 2006 at 6:58 AM PDT

A famous friend of mine Bruno , is leading a development here at Summa Technologies do Brasil.

He asked to me how easy or hard would be create a new Editor
special for Janino in NetBeans, this editor should have sintax highlight, code-completion and so on, cause his team was in troubles to edit and to turn it fast and easy to edit.

Usign NetBeans Diff Module

Posted by edgars on August 3, 2006 at 12:51 PM PDT

I am doing some related issues with Diff Module in Greenbox NetBeans Plugin.

Basically, when user generates a code by second time, the NetBeans will ask to him "Hey you did some changes in original file, would you like to see the diff between old file and new file you are generating?", If User presse "yes" button, The Diff module will appear to user.

To invoke the Diff Panel on NetBeans yo

Greenbox: Consuming Metamodel as XML

Posted by edgars on July 13, 2006 at 11:37 AM PDT

As Alexandre Gomes told on JavaOne2006 "Greenbox is a lot of ideas", besides ideas, it have a lot of very easy instruments to generate source really easy.

Creating a Metamoldel serializer for XML

To do that is quite easy, you have a interface available since 2002 on framework, its name is IXmlMetamodel.

XML Databinding really simple

Posted by edgars on July 13, 2006 at 9:03 AM PDT

XStream is the kind of project which is so easy and so great, that if somebody try give a presenation about that could be hard spend more than five minutes.

I've used XStream on some new supports for Greebox in order to allow Eclipse Developers use it.

Javax.Ide ???

Posted by edgars on July 7, 2006 at 3:53 PM PDT

Right now I am developing plugins-module for Greenbox Framework, and I spent so many times to discover how NetBeans works internally, its details, and a lot of related issues.

Ofcouse, I lot of users and customers asked me for an Eclipse Version, and I am trying to do almost the same, but NetBeans and Eclipse are completelly different platforms.

Creating and Drawing Diagrams on Web

Posted by edgars on June 28, 2006 at 11:54 AM PDT

This tool is really cool: , as which you can draw really cool diagrams using only the WebBrowser.

When you should create some diagrams to explain your architectures, user interface prototypes and til new dispostion of the stuffs in your bedroom :)

J/XFS – Java eXtensions for Financial Services

Posted by edgars on June 20, 2006 at 4:58 PM PDT

Sometimes I talk with my friends about the technology I'm woking on and evrebody says “JX...What?” .