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Muhammad Khojaye06/08/09
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Improve Java Software Code Quality

Improve Code Quality with FindBugs In this article I discuss a static analysis tool that finds defects in Java programs. Static analysis tools can find real bugs and real issues in your code. You can effectively incorporate static analysis into your software...

Ola Bini06/08/09
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Last Days of JavaOne

The title for this blog entry is actually dual in purpose. I will talk about the two last days of JavaOne, the Thursday and the Friday this week. But one of the big rumors from the news room this year was that it is likely that this JavaOne will be the last...

Geertjan Wielenga06/07/09
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How Groovy Helps JavaFX: Farewell Pure Java Code?

One of the many cool sample applications known to those trying out JavaFX is the JavaFX Weather application, which is now bundled with the NetBeans IDE 6.5.1/JavaFX 1.2 bundle. In short, it connects to a weather service and then displays the results for...

Fabrizio Giudici06/07/09
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How to Use JUnit to Test your JavaFX Applications with NetBeans IDE

So, we have JavaFX 1.2 and upgraded support for NetBeans IDE 6.5.1. After a few hours of use, I can confirm that the programmer's experience is now really improved, with the editor much more supportive than before. What's missing of importance still? Simple...

Burk Hufnagel06/07/09
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JavaOne Day 4 - The Toy Show

The Friday morning general session is something to look forward to at every JavaOne, and this year was no exception. The reason is because James Gosling runs it, and he brings up people to show some of the neatest uses of Java technology you’ve ever heard...

Anil Saldhana06/05/09
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Security Features of JBoss AS 5.1 - Part 1 - Simplified Security Domain Configuration

JBoss Application Server is a LGPL licensed open source Java EE compliant application server. The v5.1.0 was released recently and can be downloaded from the link in the resources section below.

Ian Skerrett06/05/09
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JavaOne 2009 Recap

JavaOne 2009 is winding down.  This year the conference had a more somber feel.  It was really hard to pick up any energy about a new trend or technology.  The main question on people’s mind was ‘What is Oracle going to do?’.

Ola Bini06/05/09
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Second Day of JavaOne

The second day of JavaOne ended up being not as draining as the first one, although I had lots of interesting times this day too. I’ve divided it into two blog posts - this is about what happened at JavaOne, and the next one will be about the Clojure...

Burk Hufnagel06/04/09
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JavaOne 2009 Day 3 - Part 1

Today's keynote was something I wouldn't have thought possible even a year ago. Microsoft, in the person of Corporate VP Dan'l Lewin, stood on the JavaOne stage and addressed a polite and interested audience about the five year long relationship between...

Geertjan Wielenga06/04/09
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Interview: Ludovic Champenois on GlassFish Tools Bundle for Eclipse 1.0

At JavaOne, I did a quick interview with Ludovic Champenois on the GlassFish support for Eclipse. Ludo is a GlassFish architect working on tools integration, first for NetBeans IDE and now also for Eclipse. The 0.9 release of GlassFish support for Eclipse was...

James Sugrue06/04/09
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JavaOne Awards Roundup

This week, both the Java Community Process and Duke's Choice award winner were announced at JavaOne. Here is our rundown of who won - congratulations to all the winners. The JCP program started it's annual awards back in 2003, recognising excellend in Java...

Patrick Paulin06/04/09
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Making OSGi Easier

While there are a ton of benefits to be gained from adopting OSGi, it’s not a trivial task to migrate your existing code. Class loader issues can bite you and perhaps the biggest pain-point is the migration of third-party libraries. Third-party libraries...

Ola Bini06/04/09
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First Days of JavaOne and CommunityOne

I’ve been spending the last few days in San Francisco, attending CommunityOne and JavaOne. We are right now up to the second day of JavaOne, so I felt it would be a good idea to take a look at what’s been going on during the first two days.

William Vambenepe06/04/09
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Thoughts on Google Wave

If you’re not yet seasick with all the reviews of Google Wave, here are a few additional thoughts. My mental picture for a Wave is that of an IRC channel on which each message is an edit to an XML doc. And where the IRC server (or a bot, like Zakim) keeps a...

Burk Hufnagel06/04/09
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JavaOne 2009 - Day 2 - Part 1

Chris Melissinos was back as the host and greeted us with an interesting announcement. From this point forward people attending the General Sessions have the opportunity to win prizes. I know that in past JavaOne's there was a tendency for attendees to skip...