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Elie Levy

Elie Levy is a big fan of Java Technologies, and software development in general.
His working experience is primarly in the server side, implementing business
logic, defining EJB components, and providing an architectural direction.
He is the creator of the Zilonis Rules Engine open source project hosted in
java.net.
Recently he got more interested on the client side, building rich client
applications using Swing.

 

Weblogs

An interesting article: Social Enterprise Architecture that describes the idea of using the Social...

Imagine you get to an organization that has several applications accounting for more than 800,000 lines of code. There are defects everywhere, releases after releases, lots of developers cranking...

Vote for Zilonis, the only open source multithreaded rules engine written in Java.

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Finally, after about 7 months I get back into writing a new blog entry. I changed jobs, and it hasn’t been until the holidays that I got a chance to get back into writing again.

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The JavaOne slides are available now for download. My session on how to extend the swing API creating your own components can be reached at:

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It has been a while since my last posting. As you can imagine, I have been really busy. Last week I was presenting at the JavaOne, and it was amazing. Thank you all for all the positive feedback...

Being a server side developer, never had to worry about "help". I mean, about how to provide help to the users of my applications. They were simply just another JSP with ... well that's not what I...

Finally the slides from the Zilonis Rules Engine JavaOne presentation are available. In the slides I presented the internals of how Zilonis uses the Java...

Early in the dot com boom era, a lot of companies implemented the popular portals. Those portals allowed us to "integrate" multiple applications together into a single screen. I write "integrate"...

In the last few weeks I was asked to help to integrate a set of built-in-house web applications with a Single Sign On (SSO) solution. After working with people from different teams, I realized...

In my last blog I explained how I built a Dock bar using the Timing Framework and the Glass pane. This one is a continuation, where I explain briefly a slight improvement on the bouncing effect....

With the timing framework and the glass panel, you can create almost any UI component. Offering cool and complex behaviors.


In this blog I present a version of a launch bar (Dock)....

If you went to the Extreme Makeovers JavaOne 2007 presentation, you probably enjoyed as much as I did the fancy table sorting animations that were presented. I got impatient waiting for them to...

The Zilonis Rules Engine is a Java Rules Engine that is Thread-Safe. It was presented yesterday at the JavaOne.

If your application needs a "Hash Table" type of structure you have several options.

One is to use the java.util.Hashtable. In a multithreaded environment it would be safe, but not very...

When Sun Microsystems released Java back in 1995, the big promise was that it was going to bring profound changes in the way we interact with Web applications.