Jun 132013

Oracle has released Java EE 7, the latest version of the popular Java enterprise software development platform. Java EE 7 follows Java EE 6 which saw wide adoption from vendors (18 Java EE 6 compliant application servers) and Java developers (over 50 million downloads).

Java EE 7 facilitates building HTML5 applications with WebSockets; JSON processing and asynchronous RESTful Web Services with JAX-RS 2.0. Java EE 7 also reduces boiler-plate code using dependency injection and default resources and broadens the use of annotations to increase efficiency. Continue reading »

Nov 262012

Most client applications today are browser based and use HTML CSS Javascript. However we often find that these applications lack the richness of native desktop applications. Can Java reload desktop application like rich interfaces while also providing modern features & capabilities? Is JavaFX the answer?

This session will deep dive into JavaFX starting with a look at the history of JavaFX before and after Oracle acquisition.It will look at the features and benefits of JavaFX,  what is FXML and SceneBuilder and using  JavaFX with other languages.

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Jun 162010

Seems rather strange to think of NetBeans, Solaris, Glassfish… with no Sun associated. However here we are, Oracle has released its first NetBeans IDE version, 6.9. NetBeans 6.9 claims to enable rapid development and interoperability of rich internet applications (RIA) for Mobile, Desktop and Web Environments. Continue reading »

Apr 232010

The new NetBeans 6.9 Beta release boasts of OSGi interoperability for NetBeans Platform applications; support for JavaFX SDK 1.3, PHP Zend framework and Ruby on Rails 3.0; as well as improvements to the Java Editor, Java Debugger, and issue tracking, and more. Continue reading »

Jan 282010

Today’s Oracle – Sun webcast covered Oracle’s plans for Java & other Sun technologies post acquisition of Sun Microsystems by Oracle. While the twitter hashtag #oraclesun is a good place to find info & opinions on Oracle + Sun, there’s also a lot of not so useful stuff there. Continue reading »