XML and JSON are the two prevalent choices for
language-neutral data format. That means a format used to exchange data between
client and server, independent of the language used on each end. We are familiar
with XML pointy bracket syntax which has served us well so far. With Rich
Internet Applications becoming more common, there is a need to have a
light-weight data interchange format. And so...
on Mar 1, 2007
I built some more aggregators (mashing up feeds from Bloglines,
Blog Search, Technorati, IceRocket)
and here is the complete list:
All Sun WSIT Bloggers
phobos + scripting
grizzly + glassfish...
on Feb 28, 2007
a Yahoo Pipe for
WSIT to track WSIT-related blogs. This is useful as I don't need to search
through multiple sites to find out the information. This is useful stuff so I
created a new GlassFish
Pipe to track GlassFish blog traffic by mashing up feeds from Bloglines,
Blogsearch, Findory, and IceRocket.
If you want to create your own pipe, start
here. An easier...
on Feb 26, 2007
Last Friday jMaki team, at Sun Microsystems, arranged a jMaki Day
for Sun-internal audience. The day was planned to introduce the technology and
explains it's nuts and bolts with hands-on experience. Even though nobody outside Sun could attend it, but
all the presos and lab material is available here.
The morning sessions gave an overview of jMaki and included:
Web 2.0 and...
on Feb 26, 2007
Sang Shin is starting the
second session of "AJAX Programming (with Passion!)" from Feb 12th,
This FREE online course is for anyone who wants to learn Ajax for the
first time or increase their knowledge on Ajax. In this course, students learn
as how to use various Ajax frameworks and toolkits such as...
on Jan 8, 2007
blogs.sun.com (the blogosphere of all Sun
employees) allows each blog entry to be directly posted to a social
bookmarking website, for example submit them to del.icio.us,
dig them on Digg, discuss on Slashdot
and other Web 2.0 sites. And it enables that by providing additional macros
that can be specified in the page template. Once the macros are saved to the
page template and the blog page is...
on Dec 14, 2006
In a previous blog,
I talked about AJAX. You can read about different AJAX
design strategies, their pros/cons and when to use. This blog introduces you
Originally the project, jMaki, started as a wrapper for existing AJAX
on Dec 13, 2006
This is a follow up blog from here.
It provides a brief description of the most prominent technology, AJAX, that
enable the principles of Web
AJAX stands for Asynchronous
by Jesse James Garrett in February 2005. It
is a set of technologies used to develop interactive web applications without
requiring a complete page refresh. This is...
on Dec 8, 2006