In two previous entries I covered Introducing NIO.2 (JSR 203) Part 1: What are new features? and Introducing NIO.2 (JSR 203) Part 2: The Basics In this entry I will discuss Attributes introduced in NIO.2. Using attributes we can read platform specific attributes of an element in the file system. For example to hide a file system in DOS file system or to check the last access date of a file in...
on Jun 23, 2010
OpenESB project initiated by Sun Microsystems to develop and deliver a high performance, and feature rich implementation of Java Business Integration (JBI) under an open source friendly license. Basic task of JBI implementations is connecting different type of resources and applications together in a standard and none intrusive way. Basic building blocks of an ESB includes the Bus which is a...
on May 24, 2010
Manage, Administrate and Monitor GlassFish v3 using Application Server Management Extensions (AMX) & The Java Management Extensions (JMX)
Management is one of the most crucial parts of an application server set of functionalities. Development of the application which we deploy into the server happens once with minor development iteration during the software lifecycle, but the management is...
on Apr 6, 2010
Spring framework is one of the biggest and the most comprehensive frameworks Java Community can utilize to cover most of the end to end requirement of a software system when it come to implementation.
Spring Security and Spring Remoting are two important parts of the framework which covers security in a descriptive way and let us have remote invocation of a spring bean methods using a local...
on Mar 18, 2010
In this part we will discuss the basic classes that we will work with them to have file system operations like copying a file, dealing with symbolic links, deleting a file, and so on. I will write a separate entry to introduce classes which are new to Java 7 for dealing with streams and file contents, watching service and directory tree walking. If you want to know what are new features in Java...
on Jun 1, 2010
I decided to write down the answer for some questions which my book's readers email me or ask me via twitter in my weblog so everyone can benefit from the answers. Here is the answer to the first question which involves custom security realms.
GlassFish supports 5 types of security realms out of the box which are sd follow:
File Realm: Usefull for development and testing purposes. GlassFish...
on May 18, 2010
Java EE Security refcard is available for download. This refcard covers Java EE 6 security and discuss how each application server supports the specs. The refcard covers authentication, authorization, and transport security in Web Application, EJB application and web services by introducing the concept and the related annotations and deployment descriptors which help us realize the concept....
on May 17, 2010
Please use the following articles while I am updating this entry
How to have your Own CA and configure Glassfish and your clients for mutual authentication?
How to have your Own CA and configure Glassfish and your clients for mutual authentication?, Part II
Please post any comment or question here so we can have one main reference for this.
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on May 13, 2010
Learning GlassFish v3 Command Line Administration Interface (CLI)
Terminals and consoles was one of the earliest types of communication interfaces between a system administrator and the system administration layer. Due to this long time presence, command line administration consoles become one the most utilized administration channel for configuring different software ranging from database...
on Apr 27, 2010
Extending GlassFish CLI and Administration Console, Developing the sample Modules
Administrators are always looking for a more effective, easier to use, and less time consuming tool to use as the interface sitting between them and what they supposed to administrate and manage. GlassFish provide effective, easy to access and easy to simple to navigate in administration channels which cover all...
on Mar 29, 2010
Modularity is the essential design and implementation consideration which every software architects and designers should have in mind to get an easy to develop, maintain and extend software.
GlassFish is an application server which highly benefits from a modularity system to provide different level of functionalities for different deployment and case studies. GlassFish fully supports Java EE...
on Mar 15, 2010
NetBeans 6.8 released coordinated with GlassFish v3 today. NetBeans 6.8 can be considered a fine step ahead of NetBeans because Sun is officially supporting the NetBeans RCP platform as a product from now on.
NetBeans 6.8 features are as follow:
Java Enterprise Edition 6 support
Web Projects with JavaServer Faces 2.0 (Facelets)
JavaFX 1.2.1 support
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on Dec 17, 2009
This is a very basic review of active and available open source Java EE Application servers and Servlet container (Web containers) to let the community know which active containers are available and what is the general status of each container. The article can simply act as a start point for anyone need to select one of them for later use in development or product. Detailed comparison of these...
on Nov 17, 2009
The Book in Details:
Security was, is, and will be one of the most important aspects of Enterprise Applications and one of the most challenging areas for architects, developers, and administrators. It is mandatory for Java EE application developers to secure their enterprise applications using Glassfish security features.
Learn to secure Java EE artifacts (like Servlets and EJB methods),...
on May 13, 2010
Once again the FUD around Solaris and OpenSolaris fate started to spread after Dana Blankenhorn misunderstood the licensing terms and used a eye catching and visitor increasing title, Oracle taking back OpenSolaris, for his blog entry. Well, from this article we can get that even the veteran writers can get things wrong and spread incorrect news :-)
Folks, Solairs is one of the biggest Sun assets...
on Apr 1, 2010
I authored a new refcard covering GlassFish v3, This refcard is different from my previous one which covers GlassFish v2. This new refcard discuss the following items:
Introduction to GlassFish application server v3.
GlassFish v3 versions, installation and directory structure.
Glassfish v3 daily administration tasks.
Glassfish v3 Restful interface for monitoring and administration.
on Nov 22, 2009
It is always said that competition between different producer and companies producing similar products is good for the end users and consumer of those products because the each company tried to provide better products to satisfy the consumer and finally receive more income.
All of the above are true when we are discussing commercial entities which produce the products, for example ORACLE and IBM...
on Oct 11, 2009
Talking about messaging imply two basic functionalities which all other provided features are built around them; these two capabilities include support for topics and queues which basically lets a message to be consumed by as many interested consumer as subscribed or at just one of the interested consumer(s).
Messaging middleware was present in the industry before Java come along and every one...
on Mar 3, 2010
When we start working on a new project as an architect we are dealing basically with a set of requirement which our architecture should be able to act as a foundation for the design and implementation of those requirements in form of a software system. to let the customer fulfill its requirements in a better and more efficient way.
Preparing the architecture for a software system means not only...
on Nov 22, 2009
I upgraded my laptop OS to Karmic Koala (Ubuntu 9.10) beta version to play with new features and capabilities provided in this release.
Out of habit or whatever I am using 32 bit version of the OS both on the laptop and desktop (both are 64 bit) and I rather prefer to stay with 32 bits as some application sucks on 64 bit (are they still suck?). Well in previous versions I replaced the kernel with...
on Oct 13, 2009