I had the pleasure to review JavaServer Faces: Introduction by Example by Josh Juneau which has been published by Apress in December 2014.
The highlight of the book was the simplicity with which Josh has covered some of the most complicated topics related to JavaServer Faces (JSF).
I like how smoothly and seamlessly he can transition from the simple recipes to the more involved and detailed...
on Jan 6, 2015
JDK 8 introduced a lot of new features and improvements in the platform from Lamda expressions, Stream collection types,
Functional interfaces, Type annotations, Nashorn etc.
Guava library from Google provided some support for functional programming idioms prior to JDK 8.
I have been using Guava for some of my projects. So here is a small write up on
how new functionality added in JDK 8 makes it...
on Jul 14, 2014
I will be presenting the following sessions at Silicon Valley Code Camp 2013. For those in the Bay Area, Silicon Valley Code Camp is on Oct 5,6 2013 in Foothill College, Los Altos. It is a very well organized conference by the developers for the developers. This year has 232 sessions and 4500 registrations and am always amazed at the way Peter Kellner and his team pull this off!
These are my...
on Oct 2, 2013
Server-Sent Events (SSE) is a standard describing how servers can initiate data transmission towards clients once an initial client connection has been established.
on Apr 21, 2012
Web Services and XML
Byron Nevins has posted a very nice blog on offline configuration for Glassfish v3.1 here.
The following blog will show how to deploy a webservices application to a Glassfish 3.1 cluster . You can do additional tasks using the Glassfish Administration Console.
For this blog I tried with the latest promoted b13 of Glassfish 3.1 available here.
1.Install Glassfish b13 on both machines (jwsdp...
on Jul 30, 2010
This is a new series of blogs which will cover what is new in JavaEE 6 with respect to WebServices
One of the new features of JavaEE 6 is ability to package ejb in a war. The EJB specification has always required that enterprise beans
be packaged in an enterprise module called an ejb-jar file.
Since it is common for Java EE web applications to use enterprise beans, this packaging requirement can...
on Jun 25, 2010