"Clojure changes the way you think" from The Joy of Clojure, Second Edition by Michael Fogus and Chris Houser + 45% off
"Serializing Data with Protocols" & "Apache Thrift IDL" are new to The Programmer's Guide to Apache Thrift + 45% off
The www.abelski.com web site offers free (for personal and academic usage) courses about various topics in software development. The site focuses on Java technologies.
Java User Groups
Grails in Action, Second Edition MEAP Update + 44% off
Imagine a world where everybody could participate easily in a distributed yet secure Social Web. In such a world every one will be able to control their own information, and every business would be able to enter into a conversation with customers, researchers, government agencies and partners as easily as they can now start a conversation with someone on Facebook. What is needed to go in the direction of The Internet of Subjects Manifesto? What existing technologies can we build on? What is missing? What could the W3C contribute? What could others do? To participate in the discussion and meet other people with similar interests, and withness some actual implementations of this, visit the Santa Clara Social Web Camp wiki
Java Web Services and XML
Virgil, the GUI and REST layer for Cassandra, now also provides a command-line interface (virgil-cli) and a thrift daemon to interact with.
I decided to write down the answer for some questions which my book's readers email me or ask me via twitter in my weblog so everyone can benefit from the answers. Here is the answer to the first question which involves custom security realms.
GlassFish supports 5 types of security realms out of the box which are sd follow:
File Realm: Usefull for development and testing purposes. GlassFish...
There is much discussion these days about HATEOAS (Hypermedia as the engine of application state) so it gets time to clearly say what HATEOAS actually means.
Love Cassandra? Love REST? Wish you could have both at the same time? Now you can.
Here is a review of some concurrency tips from Joshua Bloch, Brian Goetz and others.
IBM and OpenLaszlo are offering up a new choice in Rich Internet Applications.
Open source communities are attacking ETL, but are there any solutions attacking Master Data Management?
FESI Research Program Overview
FESI is the Free and open source software Enterprise Solutions Institute. We are a research program designed to study tomorrow's internet technologies as a means to teach folks in the local workforce how to use technologies our customers will likely want to implement. We also perform this research to prepare local engineers with the knowledge and...
On April 28th, 2010, we will be kicking off the first phase of FESI's research. This where we set up the project, and start to get our hands dirty. Attached is the flyer we will use to promote FESI and what we're trying to accomplish. Hopefully it will help us get the word out to the local community.
Also as the kickoff, we'll be participating with a networking group that meets...