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Earlier today, I attended Charles Nutter and Thomas Enebo "Your First Day with JRuby on Rails" tutorial at Rails Conf 2007. The key message is Ruby as the programming language and Java for the platform and libraries provides the best of both worlds to developers.   JRuby is 100% pure-Java implementation of the Ruby programming language. The...
on May 17, 2007
Craig announced jMaki on Rails. Here I provide detailed steps to read data from a MySQL database and display it in a jMaki-wrapped Yahoo DataTable widget. Download NetBeans 6.0 M9 (Full version) and configured to install only "Base IDE", "Java IDE", "Web and Java EE" and "Ruby" modules. A cutting-edge build can be obtained from the hudson build. Download and install jMaki plug-in in...
on May 17, 2007
UPDATE: Simplified steps for GlassFish V2 are available here and for V3 here. Follow up from here. In this post I'll show how a Ruby-on-Rails (RoR) application, talking to MySQL database, can be deployed as a WAR file on GlassFish V2. Here are the steps I followed: Create a HelloWorld RoR app talking to MySQL database as described here. Expand NetBeans project, expand 'Configuration' and...
on May 17, 2007
UPDATE: Simplified steps for GlassFish V2 are available here and for V3 here. Follow up from here. In this post I show how a Rails app can talk to database. Here are the steps I followed: Deploy a RoR application as WAR on GlassFish using these steps. Modify the application such that "Hello World!" is read from the controller instead of defined in the view (this is natural to RoR...
on May 16, 2007
UPDATE: Simplified steps for GlassFish V2 are available here and for V3 here. Ashish described how to create RoRaWAR (Ruby on Rails as Web ARchive). I decided to try these instructions on GlassFish V2 b46. Here are the steps I followed: Create a simple "Hello World" RoR application using NetBeans 6.0 M9 following this screencast. NetBeans IDE creates a standard Rails application...
on May 15, 2007
Sun Microsystems is a diamond sponsor of Rails Conference (May 17 - 20). In the conference, you'll hear from Sun luminaries on different topics. You'll see how NetBeans IDE and GlassFish provide a complete development and deployment environment for your Rails application. You'll also see how RIA can be easily created using jMaki. Here is list of sessions from Sun speakers...
on May 15, 2007
Ajax is a popular term for past few months but is still being written incorrectly as "AJAX" (all capitals) instead of "Ajax" (camel case). I started using AJAX but then corrected myself and have been using Ajax since then. So the correct term is Ajax, not AJAX. Here is a list of several reasons (some mine and others from my colleague Rick's list): Jesse James Garrett...
on Apr 20, 2007
When ? Apr 15-18, 2007 Who ? Designer, Developer, Entrepreneur, Operations Manager, Project Manager, Business Strategist or Marketer -- or all of the above -- seeking to create and leverage the new web and how Sun is making a difference. Where ? Moscone West Convention Center 800 Howard Street San Francisco, CA 94103 Sun Booth Number 318 Talks to...
on Apr 13, 2007
It's been little more than 3 weeks since we released Sun Web Developer Pack (SWDP). SWDP is a new integrated toolkit from Sun Microsystems that consists of a collection of Web 2.0 technologies that enable next generation Web application development. Hope you are having fun using the different components (Ajax, Scripting and RESTful Web services) and building some cool applications with it. Leave...
on Apr 6, 2007
Sun Web Developer Pack (SWDP) was released 2 weeks ago. This is a new toolkit from Sun that allows you to build your next generation Web applications using Ajax technologies with Project jMaki & Project Dynamic Faces, light-weight Web services with Atom / REST APIs / WADL and server side scripting with Project Phobos and deploy them on industry-grade containers like GlassFish. This screencast...
on Mar 29, 2007
Following from previous entry, I spent rest of my day at Sun pod showing various demos and talking to users. The evening was fun with a 2-hour cruise trip.   The boat was shaking a lot so I could not get any good pictures of the New York City skyline or Statue of Liberty. But it was nice spending time with other friends. Technorati: ajaxworld sun swdp web2.0
on Mar 23, 2007
After spending the evening at Times Square yesterday, I rolled early in the bed to attend the morning keynote at 7:30am. And I had to run before that :) So I attended three sessions before the Expo Floor opened. Like yesterday, the opening keynote, scheduled for 7:30am, started at 7:45am. I've a 10am flight tomorrow morning so with this consistent delayed start, I might have to miss the keynote...
on Mar 20, 2007
I arrived in New York City yesterday early morning to show Sun's offerings at Ajax World. The Roosevelt Hotel reservation desk was courteous to allow me a really early check in (7am). After spending day with family & friends yesterday, I attended the opening keynote by Douglas Crockford this morning. After 20 minutes of delay Jeremy Geelan of SYS-CON, chair of the show, opened it and...
on Mar 19, 2007
More buzz on Sun Web Developer Pack ... Sun Announces the Next Major Version of the Open Source Java Enterprise Edition 5 (GlassFish v2) Application Server and the New Sun Web Developer Pack (official announcement) Sun Unveils GlassFish V2 Beta for Web 2.0 and SOA Development (Linux World) GlassFish app server to swim in the enterprise (InfoWorld) Sun Web Developer Pack...
on Mar 19, 2007
Here is the SWDP buzz so far: Sun Web Developer Pack Phobos in the Sun Web Developer Pack Sun Web Developer Pack (wikipedia) Sun Web Developer Pack (Ajaxian) Sun Web Developer Pack Announced (Webservices.org) Sun Web Developer Pack announced (The Server Side) Java EE 5, Web 2.0 with Sun Web Server Update 1 Technology Preview Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Update 1...
on Mar 16, 2007
Follow up from my previous entry, here is a complete list of all the next generation Web application, a.k.a "Web 2.0", sessions from Sun. Session # Title BOF 6012 JavaScript Programming Language Best Practices for Developers on the Java Platform TS 6029 Beyond Blogging: Feeds in Action TS 6375 jMaki: Web 2.0 App Building Made Easy TS 6381...
on Mar 14, 2007
Here is the list of Sun Microsystems sessions at The Server Side, Java Symposium, Las Vegas next week: JAX-WS and WSIT Tangoing with .NET by Arun Gupta (read more) Sun NetBeans Technology Showcase by Karen Tegan Padir JRuby: Ruby-Tinted Classes by Charles Nutter and Thomas Enebo Enterprise Grade Ajax and JSF and Scripting JSF by Ed Burns Filthy Rich Clients by Chet...
on Mar 13, 2007
Sun Web Developer Pack (SWDP) is a new integrated toolkit from Sun Microsystems that consists of a collection of Web 2.0 technologies that enable next generation Web application development. The toolkit consists of binaries, tutorial, documentation, samples (including source) to build your Web 2.0 applications and deploy them on industry-grade containers. It...
on Mar 12, 2007
Following up on my JSON blog, here is great table summarizing the strengths and weaknesses of JSON as compared to XML. Technorati: XML JSON Web2.0 Ajax
on Mar 2, 2007
Sun Microsystems is a silver sponsor of AJAX World Conference and Expo East 2007, Mar 19-21, New York City. Ajax Architect Greg Murray, Struts creator Craig McClanahan, and Jean Francois Arcand of Grizzly fame, all from Sun, will be speaking. Here are the topics: Greg is talking on Enterprise Ajax on Java Craig's topic is Encapsulating AJAX Functionality in JavaServer Faces Components Jean...
on Mar 2, 2007