Grails is one of the many web frameworks for the Java platform. However it shines through by its ability to use the best ideas from the Ruby on Rails world while at the same time continuing to leverage the tried, tested and trusted Java platform as well as established frameworks like Spring and Hibernate. With Grails’ tight integration with Java, Groovy based features, growing popularity and improved support from IDEs, Grails looks poised to become the RAD framework of choice for the Java platform.
Sidda Eraiah looks at innovations in the HTML5 specification that will forever change the direction of the Web, and one in particular – WebSocket – that is expected to revolutionize the way we develop and deploy Web applications.
HP analyzed almost 4,000 web applications developed with Flash software and found that 35 percent violate Adobe security best practices. Hackers can exploit this situation to circumvent security measures and gain unfettered access to sensitive information.
While there have been rumors in the past of a Google browser and of Google acquiring browser companies like Opera, this news is for real. Google will be launching the beta version of the browser Google Chrome tomorrow in more than 100 countries. A new browser competing with Firefox and Internet Explorer, will certainly make things difficult and exciting for all web developers.
The RUPY (Ruby & Python) conference will be held at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland on 14th and 15th April 2007. The deadline for submitting talk proposals was 31st December 2006 but due to noticeable shortage of Ruby talks proposal, organizers have postponed the deadline for submitting talk proposals. The deadline for submitting talk proposals has been moved to 28th of February.
Few years back, a lot of developers were tending to hear about Python than about Ruby, so a lot of them shifted to Python. Now, Its likely to have heard about Ruby, especially Java enthusiasts seems to have a love-hate relationship with Ruby and ROR. While there are some who feel it’s over hyped, there are others who feel that Rails is the coolest web application. So who better to talk about Ruby on Rails than the creator of ROR, David Heinemeier Hansson.
In this interview David talks about the growth of Rails and its features. He also tells us why Rails is relevant to Java developers.