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
In this post, I will write about the client/server bandwidth saving. In some countries, the cost of the Internet is based on the bandwidth consumption, you pay for the number of MB's you have used as traffic, so, if there is a website which contains pages with large size, you will consume the client bandwidth!
Last week was a busy week with releases in Project jMaki, GlassFish and the new Sun Web(2.0) Developer Pack. SWDP is a collection of technologies for building Web 2.0 applications
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
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...
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
this morning. After 20 minutes of delay
Jeremy Geelan of
SYS-CON, chair of the show, opened it and...
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
GlassFish app server to swim in the enterprise (InfoWorld)
Web Developer Pack...
Here is the SWDP buzz so far:
Web Developer Pack
Phobos in the Sun Web Developer Pack
Developer Pack (wikipedia)
Developer Pack (Ajaxian)
Sun Web Developer Pack Announced (Webservices.org)
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...
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.
Language Best Practices for Developers on the Java Platform
Beyond Blogging: Feeds in Action
jMaki: Web 2.0 App Building
Here is the list of Sun Microsystems sessions at
Side, Java Symposium, Las Vegas next week:
and WSIT Tangoing with .NET by Arun Gupta (read
NetBeans Technology Showcase by Karen Tegan Padir
Ruby-Tinted Classes by Charles Nutter and Thomas Enebo
Grade Ajax and JSF and Scripting
JSF by Ed Burns
Rich Clients by Chet...
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...
Offered by Sang Shin, technology evangelist at Sun.
Following up on my JSON
blog, here is great table
summarizing the strengths and weaknesses of JSON as compared to XML.
Technorati: XML JSON
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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