JActionGroup2has several different aspects from rapid development with J2E to using the Spring framework for presentation, an information platform using Spring, Ibatis, and Webwork. It also includes an all-purpose ACL model with AOP , web layer caching with caching (on Webwork). On top of all this, because the owner is in Shanghai, there is a translation of documentation from English to Chinese...
on Mar 6, 2005
The Sun Education and Research Conference is getting started in San Francisco this week. Why is this important? The Global Education and Learning Community (GELC) is playing a part to enhance education worldwide and we are part of a focus at the conference. Most of us are not at this conference, so we need to rally ourselves within the virtual space of the java.net community. We all benefit...
on Feb 15, 2005
The Global Education and Learning Community welcomes more great projects. This time we have big integer software, a digital logic simulator, ad a problem-based learning simulator.
Take a look at these great new projects and join them if you can help them out.
A free program for calculating really big numbers
BigAl is a command line tool, it is written...
on Feb 10, 2005
JStateSim - http://jstatesim.dev.java.net/
JStateSim is a framework project for the execution of Discrete Event Simulations. The project is hosted in the Global Education and Learning Community (GELC) of java.net. This project has been graduated from the GELC project incubator and is now part of the Learning Resources project area.
JStateSim was developed from scratch by...
on Jan 18, 2005
Want to learn about Java and you need a place to go to start learning? What about a project with forums, email list groups, lots of source code, tutorials and people like you and a few experts willing to answer questions. Dana Nourie, a Project Leader and Writer for java.sun.com has a group called New2Java in the Global Education and Learning Community. New2Java is currently the most popular...
on Jan 14, 2005
What is the first thing you think about when you imagine teaching software development? Games, right? Project IENJINIA emulates an 80's video games console. This is done for two reasons. First, games, is rather simple as are the types of game design possible. The second is that the emulator is a very simple platform for exploring programming.
The project relies on BeanShell but also includes a...
on Jan 11, 2005
Q: Why do open source projects fail?
A: Because failure is easy.
You may run an open source project or a part of one. Odds are, things are not as rosy as you expected. Where are the volunteers? Where is the community? How can I make this project succeed?
The simple fact is that open source is not a guarantee of success. The real successes, like JBoss, Apache, Linux and others comes from the...
on Dec 29, 2004
This week we are getting another wide range of new projects from supporting education to robotics. Check out the project descriptions below and join the ones that interest you.
CheckME - easy knowledge testing
CheckME system for easy knowledge testing. Includes test preparation, test process and administration.'
edumis - Make a serious of java class for exam administration...
on Sep 29, 2004
Tonight I got to meet with many of the folks on the JELC advisory board. It is amazing what subjects a smart group of folks can come up with.
One subject, brought up by John Gage, was the 10 thousand year clock project being built by the Long Now Foundation . An interesting subject in its self that started a few threads of conversation. We ended up for a moment on the fact that the clock...
on Sep 12, 2004
This week I will be in Palo Alto meeting with Scott McNealy, John Gage, and education leaders from all over the world. We will be talking about java.net's Education and Learning Community (JELC). The tasks will be to organize the advisory board for the first time, talk about open source in education, and to work towards creating a stronger community.
One of my tasks is...
on Sep 10, 2004
Managing Your Open Source Project
Many want to know about getting people to join and how to manage their project.
This is asking quite a hard question :o) Attracting and vetting people in open source is something that can be done in a lot of ways. You also will find an issue with people that want to join as a developer or even as an owner, but they are asking for something that they may never...
on Sep 8, 2004
Giant Picture Dictionary
Imagine a web site (or desktop application) where you can type virtually any word to instantly retrieve strikingly descriptive pictures and symbols for that word. Want to know where your fourth metacarpal bone is? VERY COOL PROJECT!
Project BioBox is a collection of projects for Biology research. The first project is Bio-...
on Sep 8, 2004
Software development for special needs students
This development plan is to allow user friendly tools for students with special needs, that will enhance cooperative agreement with NASA for educational purporses and Research, with Security Priority.
Frame for beginners
Simple Frame with a TextField (for input) and a...
on Sep 7, 2004
Here is an article by Dana Nourie that talks about the java.net community. Recently Dana started New2Java, a project for developers to facilitate learning information about various Java technologies.
on Aug 20, 2004
Here are the new projects in Java.net within the JELC. Take a look and join their projects to help out.
Summary - Digital Repository
Description- is a groundbreaking digital library system to capture, store, index, preserve, and redistribute the intellectual output of a universitys research faculty in digital formats. Developed jointly by MIT Libraries and...
on Aug 11, 2004