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Howard Lewis Ship07/03/09
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Caught Between Two IDEs

I seem to be caught between two IDEs: Eclipse and IntelliJ. I abandoned Eclipse a couple of years back, partly based on wide spread recommendations from many different people, and partly because Eclipse just stopped working for me (it crashed out). After I...

Greg Wilkins07/02/09
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Continuations to Continue

Jetty-6 Continuations introduced the concept of asynchronous servlets to provide scalability and quality of service to web 2.0 applications such as chat, collaborative editing, price publishing, as well as powering HTTP based frameworks like cometd, apache...

Ted Goddard07/02/09
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Ajax Push for OpenSocial

At CommunityOne, Chris Schalk and I presented our ideas on how to integrate Ajax Push with OpenSocial: Developing Sleek and Collaborative Applications with OpenSocial and AJAX Push.

Greg Brown07/01/09
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What is New with Apache Pivot?

It has been a while since I have written about Pivot, so I thought I would put together a quick entry to highlight a few of the things we have been working on recently (Apache Pivot is a platform for building rich internet applications in Java. It is...

Solomon Duskis07/01/09
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Three Forms of RESTEasy Client

RESTEasy comes in three forms of client APIs: JAX-RS annotated Interface proxying Lower level fluid HTTP API ClientRequestFactory - generates #1 and #2, and has a get template method The ClientRequestFactory encapsulates RESTEasy client's...

James Sugrue07/01/09
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Galileo Podcast Series: CDO with Eike Stepper and Ed Merks

As part of the Galileo podcast series, I had a chat with Eike Stepper, lead of the CDO Model Repository project, with special guest Ed Merks - the lead of the...
Kirk Knoernschild07/01/09
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Source Code is a Corporate Asset

The goal of software development is to - SURPRISE! - deliver software. Fancy architecture diagrams, detailed requirements documentation, and comprehensive project plans mean little if we can’t deliver the software that realizes them. The source code is the...

Ken Sipe06/30/09
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An Introduction to Functional Languages: Part Two

Previously we gave an introduction to functional languages. Now we take a look at some functional programming examples with F#.

Peter Karussell06/30/09
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NetBeans 6.7 Finally Released

Since today the final version of NetBeans 6.7 can be downloaded here. And do not forget to look here for a feature overview. If you tried the release candidates of 6.7 you will welcome all the new features! Great work! Where can we donate? The first...

Peter Friese06/30/09
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Getting Started with Xtext

Xtext has been released as a part of the Eclipse Galileo release train on June 24th, 2009. Xtext is a framework for building DLSs (domain specific languages). In fact, it can be seen as a DSL for defining DSLs. In this article, we will develop a small DSL...

Max Katz06/29/09
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JavaFX and Seam with Flamingo: Part Two

This is a second part of the JavaFX and Seam with Flamingo article series. Building on the background information from the first part of the article, this second part provides a step-by-step tutorial for building a JavaFX applications that talks to a Seam...

Tom Schindl06/29/09
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Eclipse-Databinding 3.5 for GWT

I’m a big fan of GWT but one of the real pain points when developing GWT applications is that there’s no databinding framework available to synchronize your domain objects and UI-Widgets. As many of you know I’m an even bigger fan of...

Geertjan Wielenga06/27/09
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FISL 2009: Day 3... Cybercrime law is equivalent to censorship

One of the unquestionable highlights of Day 3 at FISL, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, was President Lula (i.e., the president of Brazil) dropping by. (Read about Day 1 here and Day 2 here.)

Axel Rauschmayer06/27/09
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GWT's Future: 2.0 and My Wishes

Programming web applications with GWT has been a revelation. Having mature tools and a single code base for client and server is great. In this blog post, we'll first look at the new features of the upcoming version 2.0 of GWT. Then I'll list a few wishes...

James Sugrue06/26/09
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Galileo Podcast Series: Improvements to PDE for OSGi Tooling

In the first of our series Galileo release podcasts, we meet Chris Aniszczyk to discuss the improvements made to PDE, the Plug-in Development Environment, for...