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 »

Jun 072012

Oracle had announced its plans to launch the Oracle public cloud at Openworld 2011. Larry Ellison today announced the actual launch of those cloud services. “Almost seven years of relentless engineering and innovation plus key strategic acquisitions. An investment of billions. We are now announcing the most comprehensive Cloud on the planet Earth,” said Oracle CEO, Larry Ellison. Oracle’s public cloud offerings will provide customers with subscription-based access to Oracle Platform Services, Application Services, and Social Services, all completely managed, hosted and supported by Oracle. Continue reading »

Jun 062012

Saurabh Gupta looks at: PL/SQL Collections: Overview, Associative arrays, Nested tables, Varray and PL/SQL collection methods. This article is based on his book Oracle Advanced PL/SQL Developer Professional Guide released in May 2012 by Packt Publishing.  Click to browse book details & buy.

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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 062011

Larry Ellison today announced the Oracle Public Cloud at the Oracle Openworld conference in San Francisco, US. The Oracle Public Cloud claims to be the enterprise cloud for business. It is a suite of Oracle applications, middleware and database offerings delivered in a self-service, subscription-based, elastically scalable, reliable, highly available, and secure manner. Oracle provides hosting, management, software updates, and world-class support for these offerings. Continue reading »

Oct 032011

JavaOne has been the primary Java conference since its inception. The 2010 conference was the first to be run by Oracle and while there were many interesting promises made, there wasn’t much to show. However now that Oracle has had more than an year in charge of Java, JavaOne 2011 is going to be the the place where the community examines & evaluates Java under Oracle, the progress made and Oracle’s commitment to Java.

While there are many things I am looking forward to at JavaOne 2011, the things I would be primarily looking at are a)Cloud b)Mobile c)JavaFX , cause not only are all three important for software development today, but it is also critical that Java gets it right in these domains. Continue reading »