Blog Archive / May 2008

Fri 23 May 2008

JavaScript support in NetBeans 6.1

NetBeans 6.1 contains a number of features that are very promising. More specifically, the JavaScript support has improved dramatically.

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Sat 17 May 2008

GlassFish v3 and OSGi

One of the major (technical) announcements shortly before JavaOne was the decision to use OSGi inside GlassFish v3. Read some of my thoughts about this move.

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Tue 13 May 2008

A JavaOne session with lots of wisdom

On my way back home, I am thinking about which JavaOne sessions I really learned from. There were a couple of interesting things about OpenSocial and Shindig, and of course I attended a number of interesting GlassFish sessions. But the session that gave in my opinion the best information to developers was Adam Bien's session on the Java SE and Java EE platform.

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Sun 11 May 2008

Performance in Remote EJB's

In a number of projects, we have to use @Remote EJB's. There are pros and cons for using @Remote EJB's, but in some cases the pros outweigh the cons.

At least in GlassFish, you can boost the performance of remote EJB's relatively easily.

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Sat 10 May 2008

Testing web projects with Selenium

At the very last session at JavaOne 2008, I learned about a very cool tool for testing Web Applications and browser behavior from within Java: Selenium.

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MSA at JavaOne

Yesterday, I attended a number of sessions on MSA (Mobile Services Architecture). I didn't hear big announcements, I didn't see real flashy demo's, but the important message is that devices with MSA are shipping right now.

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Wed 7 May 2008

How to organize developer communities

This morning, I attended two sessions about do's and dont's in Open Source development. Find out why.

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Bringing designers and developers together with JavaFX

During one of yesterday's JavaOne keynote sessions, I saw something that I was hoping for for a long time now: a project that allows designers and JavaFX developers to work on the same project, with their own set of tools.

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Tue 6 May 2008

CommunityOne impressions

Today is the first official day of JavaOne. Yesterday, the conference was officially called CommunityOne. Read here about my impressions on CommunityOne.

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Mon 5 May 2008

Bevoegdheden van de Open Vld'ers in het schepencollege

Vandaag nam het schepencollege, dat voor het eerst sinds het overlijden van Marcel Engelborghs weer voltallig kon vergaderen, kennis van de bevoegdheden van de vier Open Vld-leden van het schepencollege.

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First day at JavaOne

Every year, I have the intention to take a break before JavaOne. But every year, JavaOne is there sooner than I expected it. It started today, with an unconference.

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