Feb 252013
 

This talk provides a code-intensive introduction to the updated Java EE 7 platform, including several live demos. The Java EE 7 platform has a changed scope and will now be focusing on Productivity and HTML5. JAX-RS 2 adds a new Client API to invoke the RESTful endpoints. JMS 2 is undergoing a complete overhaul to align with improvements in the Java language. Long awaited Batch Processing API and Caching API are also getting added to build applications using capabilities of the platform itself. Together these APIs will allow you to be more productive by simplifying enterprise development. The Java EE 7 platform is scheduled to release in Q2 2013. Continue reading »

Oct 022012
 

Updates from the Java EE and Spring Framework Panel Discussion at JavaOne.  Panelist: 1) Richard Hightower – Developer, InfoQ 2) Bert Ertman – Fellow, Luminis 3)Gordon Dickens – Technical Architect, IT101, Inc. 4)Chris Beams – Senior Technical Staff, VMware 5) Arun Gupta – Technology Evangelist, Oracle . The bulk of audience are enterprise developers. Show of hands suggests that most are using JavaEE and Spring. Continue reading »

Jan 092012
 

PaaSing a Java EE 6 Application was presented at 6th Annual IndicThreads.com Conference On Java, December 2011, Pune, India.

This session details how JavaEE containers such as GlassFish can provide such service orchestration and elasticity capabilities. This session will take an existing JavaEE 6 application and walk through the complete life cycle of taking this application from desktop to a PaaS environment. The session will explain the development, testing, and debugging of such an application in the PaaS environment. Continue reading »

Oct 032011
 

On the same day as Oracle announced that JavaEE 7 will be focused on the cloud, we have CloudBees announcing full support for developing and deploying applications using the Java EE 6 Web Profile. CloudBees claims to be the only company to offer a cloud-based, production-ready PaaS that offers full support for the Java EE 6 Web Profile (EE6 WP) specification. Continue reading »

May 312011
 

I recently spoke at JavaOne India 2011 held in Hyderabad on 10-11 May 2011. While Sun had been holding a similar event for several years, this was the first time the event was under the Oracle banner. It was also repackaged & rebranded as JavaOne + Oracle Develop.

The conference naturally had many talks from Oracle about various technologies, including Java & the various developments in that space. I thought it would be interesting for developers to hear an independent overall perspective on Java. So my talk at the conference was titled “An independent, “ear to the ground” report on Java”. Continue reading »