- SpringSource tc Server 2.0 Adds VMware Virtualization to Commercial Tomcat — Developer.com – The new Spring edition of tc Server 2.0 also provides expanded integration with virtualization technologies from VMware (NYSE: VMW), enabling developers to deploy apps to both real and virtual environments
- Building a GAE+GWT application using the best practices, Part 1 « Reminiscential: of or pertaining to remembrance – In the next few blog posts, I’m going to present my experience building a simple (but non-trivial) web application using GWT and Google App Engine, while applying the best practices introduced by Ray Ryan in his excellent presentation at Google IO last year.
- Beanlib – Java Bean Library – Beanlib is a utility library for use with JavaBean. Beanlib for Hibernate in particular makes it easy for developers to reuse the same pojo classes for both persistence and data transfer objects
- gwt-html-editor – GWT WYSIWYG HTML (Rich Text) Editor – This is a simple but sufficient for most cases WYSIWYG HTML (Rich Text) Editor Widget fully (99% + JSNI) implemented with GW
- Ext.ux.Printer – A generic printing class that assists with the printing of any Ext.Component – Ext.ux.Printer is a small library that provides a generic way of printing Ext Components (Grids, Trees, etc).<br />
It consists of the main Printer class, and a number of Renderers, which each provide support for a given type of <br />
- Happiness is a Warm Cloud – Jay Pipes – Rackspace is also heavily invested in Cassandra, and sees integration of Drizzle and Cassandra as being a key way to add value to its platforms and therefore for its customers
- Spring – Dependency checking with @Required Annotation | Spring – The @Required Annotation is more flexible than dependency checking in XML file, because it can apply to a particular property only
- Ehcache 2.0 Gets More ‘Enterprisey’ Features | Javalobby – Ehcache 2.0 now supports fully-coherent distributed caching as a Hibernate Second-Level Cache, as well as directly through the Ehcache API, using one common JVM vendor-agnostic .jar file
- Fresh Update: IntelliJ IDEA 8.1 | JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA Blog – Fresh news, everyone! Hope you share our point of view on new features: there’s simply never enough of them. And performance: you can always get more of it. This is why we’re happy to tell you that IntelliJ IDEA 8.1 is just released. It’s been a really short time since we aired version 8, but thanks to working six days a week without lunch breaks we managed to deliver you this bunch of improvements:
- Brett Favre tells New York Jets he is retiring – ESPN – Without the tearful public ceremony that accompanied his retirement announcement from the Green Bay Packers just 11 months ago, quarterback Brett Favre has told the New York Jets he is retiring.
- Scobleizer — Tech geek blogger » Blog Archive Chris Pirillo is wrong about best pocket video cameras « – The Flip is the best because it is the best designed and smallest. It is — in talking with my friends — the most likely to end up in their pocket. A camera carried is a camera that is used and a camera that is used, even if it has slightly lower quality that some other camera, is one that’s better.
- Enterprise Java Community: Java EE 6 Overview – The details of Java EE 6 have been getting hashed out for quite a few months in the JSR 316 expert group, which I am part of. The goal of this article is to give you an overview of the changes in Java EE 6 as well as encourage your feedback
- TeamPostgreSQL released, showcases Google Web Toolkit – Webworks S.A. just released TeamPostgreSQL, their web administration and team platform for the PostgreSQL database.
A JEE web application with a rich AJAX client, the application serves as a showcase of what GWT can deliver in this arena, featuring a complex yet highly dynamic, customizable user interface and fast service invocations that are immediately reflected on the client.
- FinancialStability.gov – On Tuesday, February 10th, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner outlined a comprehensive plan to restore stability to our financial system. In the address, Secretary Geithner discussed the Obama Administration’s strategy to strengthen our economy by getting credit flowing again to families and businesses, while imposing new measures and conditions to strengthen accountability, oversight and transparency in how taxpayer dollars are spent
- 1440 Wall Street: Desperation Time for America as Geithner Lays an Egg – It would appear Timothy Geithner#039;s plan to save the world is reaching an impasse – what is going on behind closed doors in Washington?
- InfoQ: A Message Type Architecture for SOA – One key aspect of SOA Governance that is often overlooked is how Data Governance can complement SOA Governance. Even though they both have very different objectives, they both share a set of metadata often called the “Enterprise Data Model”
- Every Swear Word on Every Episode of the Sopranos, Ever, in Chronological Order. (video) – Boing Boing – A fun, weird little experiment by director Victor Solomon. quot;I#039;ve been chopping away at it for a year, here and there between other jobs,quot; he explains.
I was laughing for the first 30 seconds, then kinda hypnotized, then just creeped out, and still couldn#039;t stop watching. Simple and brilliant.
- DynamicJasper :: Making Jasper Reports dynamic – DynamicJasper (DJ) is an open source free library that hides the complexity of Jasper Reports, it helps developers to save time when designing simple/medium complexity reports generating the layout of the report elements automatically.
- louisgray.com: Should Fractured Feed Reader Comments Raise Blog Owners’ Ire?: Silicon Valley Blog – As a blogger, I am a content creator. I don't want my content stolen, or reposted without attribution or under somebody else's name. But I am also a huge advocate of RSS and continuing to adapt where the conversation is being held
- Reports of Windows’ demise are greatly exaggerated | All about Microsoft | ZDNet.com – It’s not news that Windows is huge and unwieldy. Many (probably most) of Microsoft’s own Windows developers would agree with that premise. But to suggest that Microsoft is burying its head in the sand and hoping its problems just go away is ridiculous
- Comparing Amazon’s and Google’s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) Offerings | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com – Instead of just offering applications over the Web in the form of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Amazon and Google are offering an entire Platform-as-a-Service because they provide the foundation upon which to build highly scalable and robust Web apps
- Hartija – Css Print Framework – To solve this problem I decided to make universal Cascading Style Sheets for web printing by uniting all best CSS printing practises into one.
- Cisco switch consolidates functions in the data center – Cisco Systems Inc. today announced the Nexus 5000 series of server access switches, which are designed to consolidate storage, networking and virtualization functions in data centers. The switch unifies Fibre Channel over Ethernet with data center Etherne
- Alfresco’s sales up 320 percent, hits 30,000 active deployments | The Open Road – The Business and Politics of Open Source by Matt Asay – CNET Blogs – Yes, you can make lots of money with open-source software. Alfresco, a leading enterprise content management and collaboration vendor, just announced its 2007 financial results. The numbers speak for themselves:
- Google App Engine – Google Code – Run your web applications on Google's infrastructure. Google App Engine enables you to build web applications on the same scalable systems that power Google applications.
- The Enterprise Web 2.0 Blog: When Mashing Your Enterprise, It Pays To Have a Lot of Friends – There’s one thing we’ve always been certain about: no single vendor can address the entire enterprise mashup problem alone. It is critical to catalyze mashups in the enterprise with an ecosystem that surrounds those mashups, making them easier and mor
- GWT-Ext 2.0.3 released with charting, maps, portal and other goodies – GWT-Ext 2.0.3 has been released. This version is compatible with Ext 2.0.2 and GWT 1.5. The new features in this release are charts and maps plus all of the goodies already built in.
- Visual SourceSafe to Subversion Migration – This migration script will take all live files in a VSS project and migrate them to Subversion. Additionally, for those live files, all file history will be preserved. Without this, it wouldn't be a migration, merely an import.
- VisualSVN Server – All-in-one installer for Subversion and Apache – VisualSVN Server is a package that contains everything you need to install, configure and manage Subversion server for your team on Windows platform. It includes Subversion, Apache and a management console.
- Coding Horror: Setting up Subversion on Windows – When it comes to readily available, free source control, I don't think you can do better than Subversion at the moment. Allow me to illustrate how straightforward it is to get a small Subversion server and client going on Windows. It'll take all of 30 min
- JRuby 1.1 is out! – The Empty Way – The long awaited JRuby 1.1 is finally out. Working on it was fun, much more fun than I expected — so much to do, so many interesting things, so little time! It is a perfect mixture of Java and Ruby
- Executive Pay: The Bottom Line for Those at the Top – The New York Times – Compensation and accumulated wealth of 200 chief executives for large public companies that filed proxies for last year by March 28.
- Build a quad-core, 8-gig server for $900 – Or maybe that's just what I tell myself when I only have $1,000 bucks to spend. Either way, multi-core CPUs made powerful computers far more affordable. You can build a fine quad-core, 8-gig server within that budget
- My Essential Twitter Tools – If you’re using Twitter for personal, corporate use, or to manage the brand of a client, you’ll need the right tools to find and engage the discussions.
Here are the tools that I’m using to improve my Twitter experience
- Windows Vista source code – Windows Vista source code 🙂
- Forbes.com – Dial D for Disruption – With Asterisk loaded onto a computer, a decent-size company can rip out its traditional phone switch, even some of its newfangled Internet telephone gear, and say good-bye to 80% of its telecom equipment costs. Not good news for Cisco, Nortel or Avaya.
- dangertree techblog » Blog Archive » Groovy vs. Google Collections: Round #1 – In my last post, Dan Lewis responded with some counter-code from Google’s collections package. Instead of attempting to snap back with some witty technical retort, I challenged Dan to a code-off. Groovy collections vs. Google collections (in Java)
- Adam Bien’s Weblog : Huge discussion about JavaDoc …and no one cares about Fat Clients 🙂 – I really wondered about the discussion about JavaDoc – but actually no one complained about this statement "Therefore, a fat client with a local embedded database, such as Java DB, is the simplest possible solution — everything else is a workaround.".
- IntelliJ IDEA Blog » Blog Archive » Migrating to EJB 3 with IntelliJ IDEA is Easy – IntelliJ IDEA has the full-blown support for Enterprise Java Beans (EJB). Supporting EJB specs from 1.x to 3.0 and leveraging it through all of its productivity-boosting features, from coding assistance to refactoring, IntelliJ IDEA stands for the weapon
- Gartner: Open source will quietly take over – ZDNet.co.uk – "By 2012, more than 90 percent of enterprises will use open source in direct or embedded forms," predicts a Gartner report, The State of Open Source 2008, which sees a "stealth" impact for the technology in embedded form:
- Ext.ux.PrinterFriendly – Ext JS Forums – I'm happy to announce the first release of my (first) Ext JS extension – Ext.ux.PrinterFriendly which allows you to easily build printer friendly layouts and grids for your Ext JS pages.