My name is Haim Michael, I am the General Manager for Zindell Technologies and I am an eternal student and a lecturer. I chose to develop the abelski web site for the benefit of all people world wide. I have started to develop it in November 2007 and I continuously update its courses and add new ones. All courses on this web site are available for free personal and academic usage.
on Oct 4, 2010
The biggest announcement - and the biggest surprise for many - of JavaOne 2010 was certainly Oracle's new plans for JavaFX 2.0... or, should we say, Swing 2.0?
The history of JavaFX has been contentious since its beginning, when it was clear that FX was a new toolkit, even a new platform, while most people in the brave Swing community wanted a "Swing 2.0". Well, this is basically what...
on Sep 23, 2010
I feel a bit guilty saying bad things about Apache Ant. It's free, it's available everywhere, and a lot of volunteers have put a lot of work into making it what it is. You can very quickly and easily make a build file for simple Java projects. But. It seems to have been more accreted than designed, and if you try to use the core system to accomplish...
on Sep 20, 2010
One of the not-so-great things about developing Java web applications is the fact that, after a few redeployments, sooner or later the web container JVM needs to be restarted due to Out Of Memory errors. This has been true in every combination of development environment and web server I have used so far, and until last week Netbeans 6.8 + Glassfish 3.0.1 was no exception.
The cause of Out Of...
on Jun 10, 2010
If you want to work for DropBox, they have an interesting programming test which solution must be submitted together with the CV. I’m not considering a position at DropBox, but their test was too fun to ignore: an interesting challenge in algorithms, and another opportunity to exercise JavaFX as any geometric problem surely deserves some GUI.
(Don’t read this blog if you actually plan...
on Sep 3, 2010
Content available at: http://blogs.sun.com/arungupta/entry/2_day_java_ee_6
on Sep 1, 2010
Content available at: http://blogs.sun.com/arungupta/entry/fisl_2011_trip_report
on Jul 28, 2010
Content available at: http://blogs.sun.com/arungupta/entry/java_road_trip_2010_new
on Jul 11, 2010
Content available at: http://blogs.sun.com/arungupta/entry/%C3%BCber_conf_day_2_trip
on Jun 15, 2010
Content available at: http://blogs.sun.com/arungupta/entry/jazoon_2010_day_3_java
on Jun 3, 2010
Oracle at Jazoon 2010 - Java SE, Java FX, Java EE 6, GlassFish, JPA 2.0, JSF 2, Servlets 3.0, OSGi, Cloud, HTML 5, Open DS, ...
Content available at: http://blogs.sun.com/arungupta/entry/oracle_at_jazoon_2010_java
on Jun 1, 2010
The Book in Details:
Security was, is, and will be one of the most important aspects of Enterprise Applications and one of the most challenging areas for architects, developers, and administrators. It is mandatory for Java EE application developers to secure their enterprise applications using Glassfish security features.
Learn to secure Java EE artifacts (like Servlets and EJB methods),...
on May 13, 2010
This is the first edition of a new column I'll be writing each weekend titled "java.net: the Week in Review." In the column, I'll present all of the previous week's Java Today news items, a selection of java.net blog posts, polls, and spotlights.
I'll organize the presentation by categorizing the featured news items, so if, for example, your interest is JavaEE and GlassFish, you'll be...
on May 1, 2010
Content available at: http://blogs.sun.com/arungupta/entry/java_ee_6_glassfish_netbeans
on Apr 8, 2010
Content available at: http://blogs.sun.com/arungupta/entry/totd_125_creating_an_osgi
on Apr 8, 2010
In the previous installment of Effective Architecture, I covered TDD with Model-View-Presenter. However the code I presented had synchronous server calls. In JavaFX (like Swing), the UI code runs in the Event Dispatch Thread (EDT). It is unwise to block the EDT. Hence it is encouraged to execute all server calls on a separate thread.
Swing provides SwingWorker to execute tasks off the...
on Jul 23, 2010
Content available at: http://blogs.sun.com/arungupta/entry/java_ee_6_glassfish_31
on Jul 20, 2010
Content available at: http://blogs.sun.com/arungupta/entry/java_ee_6_glassfish_3
on Jul 8, 2010
OpenESB project initiated by Sun Microsystems to develop and deliver a high performance, and feature rich implementation of Java Business Integration (JBI) under an open source friendly license. Basic task of JBI implementations is connecting different type of resources and applications together in a standard and none intrusive way. Basic building blocks of an ESB includes the Bus which is a...
on May 24, 2010
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...
on May 18, 2010