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Dru Devore

Dru Devore is a Integration Architect at Collabera in Charlotte, NC. He has been working with Java for over 15 years and has experience in front end, stand alone applications, web applications, enterprise J2EE applications, enterprise integration, and web services. He was at the Sun Java Center for over 3 years working with large enterprise systems. He has contributed to the Netbeans community and has presented at the JavaOne conference.

 

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Java can compete against other languages, scripting or not, even for small sites, but it needs the support of the industry and the availability of reasonable hosting to do so.

Lately I have been working with EJB 3.0, and I love it. For quick tests and to see what is being returned I threw web services around them. The services ended up being a really nice and easy test...

This is an addition to the JSF Visual Web JavaServer Faces in NetBeans Tutorial. For this information to be useful to you, you will have to have a JSF Visual Web JavaServer Faces project created....

This is an addition to the JSF Visual Web JavaServer Faces in NetBeans Tutorial. For this information to be useful to you you will have to have a JSF Visual Web JavaServer Faces project created....

I recently started working with JSF for more than simply messing around with the components. In performing this work I have found that some of the information needed to develop JSF seems to be...

EclipseZone has an article on NetBeans winning the bossie award which ended up being a better article than I expected.

The question has been asked many times by many different people. Is it better to declare variables inside or outside a loop. I did a search for this recently to find support for which is better....

Technologies have come and gone over time. Is the latest round of technologies getting the hype worth integrating into a Java system? I am interested in hearing the feedback of the Java community...

I have created an object to pass dynamic data to and from Web Services. I am blogging it because I want to know how others feel about this type of object.

The Need

Versioning of...

This is not for the experienced JBoss application server user. It is meant to give the JBoss beginner the basics to running and deploying applications to JBoss 4.0.3 SP1. There is also information...

This is not a difficult topic but one which I needed to include to have a more complete JBoss enterprise setup.

We are currently using Creator to create a testing and QA front end for the enterprise application we are developing.

This entry is for using a Maven repository in NetBeans with the ant build process. I have seen a lot of discussion over Maven and its repositories. Personally I would like to use Maven in the...

I have been a part of the Creator 2 EA program for about 3 months now and have loved testing it out. This IDE makes web development using JSF as easy as drawing a page on a white board.

If...

If you are developing a front end for Web Services in Creator 2 and need to make a change to the Web Service currently there is no automatic way to tell Creator to refresh the Web Service and...

This is a guide for setting up JBoss 4.0.1sp1 and JBoss 4.0.3sp1 to work with Sun Java Studio Creator, (referred to as Creator hereafter). By default JBoss does not include JSTL (Java Standard Tag...

I have been using Generics now for almost a year now and have found a love/hate relationship with them. My introduction to what Generics would do to you was when I compile a project with a...

At the time of writing this guide NetBeans IDE was in version 5.0 Beta. This guide was written using the latest development build #200601052030 to take advantage of the bug fixes since NetBeans...

This guide describes the setup necessary to setup NetBeans IDE 5.0 work with JBoss in preparation for developing EJBs and Web Services targeting the JBoss runtime. Once you have completed the...