Direct Web Remoting (DWR) is an open source Java library for web developers that contains Ajax technology and assists developers in web page creation.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Comet and Highly Interactive Websites – Joe Walker, @Media Ajax

Category: Comet, DWR

Joe Walker of DWR fame on Comet at @media Ajax. Motivation for Comet Interested in what our friends are up to, even if no-one else cares (as twitter illustrates). And also interested in what systems/things are doing, not just people. Chat (meebo), collaborative editing (google docs), streaming financial data (lightstreamer), async updates (yes.com), online gaming, Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 4:27 am

4.6 rating from 14 votes

Friday, March 7th, 2008

DWR 3.0 Features, Interview with Joe Walker

Category: Ajax, DWR

SitePen’s Dylan Schiemann has posted about the recent InfoQ interview of Joe Walker and the upcoming release of DWR 3.0. The newest features for DWR include: Offline Support (Google Gears and/or Dojo Offline) TIBCO General Interface integration Aptana Jaxer integration OpenAjax Hub, PubSub, Bayeux, etc. Joe gave a nice example of how the offline functionality Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 6:38 am
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4.2 rating from 37 votes

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

iWebMvc: DWR, Dojo, Spring and Hibernate/JPA

Category: Dojo, DWR, Java, Library

Joe Walker tipped me off to a preview of iWebMvc which is meta framework that ties together DWR, Dojo, Spring and Hibernate/JPA a la AppFuse or Grails. It is created by Jose Noheda, a DWR commiter, and the project aims are: Is based on Java Although supporting Grooy / JRuby is a plus Helps me Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:31 am
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4 rating from 26 votes

Friday, February 1st, 2008

Book: Practical DWR 2

Category: Books, DWR

Frank Zammetti has authored the first book dedicated to DWR, Practical DWR 2 (Amazon). Joe Walker wrote a foreward which he posted, and here is Frank’s personal message: Ajax represents a brave, new(ish) world of web development where coding on the client is just as important as on the server side. Hundreds of libraries exist Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:24 am
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4.4 rating from 22 votes

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

DWR/TIBCO GI Integration: gi.js

Category: DWR, TIBCO

Joe Walker has released the DWR/TIBCO GI integration library: gi.js is a library to help integrate DWR with TIBCO GI. It is due for official release with DWR 3.0, however it is reasonably stable now, and will probably only undergo performance tweaking before the official 3.0 release. Since it doesn’t have any dependencies on DWR, Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:40 am
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3 rating from 20 votes

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

DWR State of the Union

Category: Dojo, DWR

When the news broke that DWR had joined the Dojo Foundation, it left a lot of questions regarding the future of the DWR framework. Joe Walker aims to address the future of DWR in his recent post, DWR: State of the Union. So DWR is now part of the Dojo Foundation. I thought it would Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 10:16 am
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3.7 rating from 20 votes

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

DWR joins the Dojo Foundation – Joe Walker joins SitePen

Category: Announcements, Dojo, DWR

I am really excited to post this piece of news, as I genuinely like everyone involved. At the last Ajax Experience, Alex Russell and Joe Walker gave a joint keynote. At one point it was going to be slightly different, but this news hadn’t been totally completed so it was held off (having to start Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:56 am

4.2 rating from 126 votes

Friday, October 5th, 2007

Joe Walker shows a tip from DWR.Next

Category: DWR, Java, JavaScript

I asked Joe to show us something interesting that he is playing with on DWR and he quickly obliged by showing us a new file upload and download feature that allows you to do new fancy things with files. What is cool about this is that the APIs from Java and JavaScript lands feel right Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:59 am

3.7 rating from 19 votes

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

Live Real-time Session Rater using Comet

Category: Comet, Dojo, DWR, Showcase

Greg Wilkins wrote a session rater for conferences that showcases how Jetty, Dojo and DWR can work together to provide real-time, two way communication. The application gives a live 1 to 5 star rating of the sessions, speaker awards (Rockstar, Vulcan, Uber Geek or Droid) and per session chat rooms.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:12 am
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3.8 rating from 24 votes

Friday, July 27th, 2007

Write scalable Comet applications with Jetty and DWR

Category: Articles, Comet, DWR

Philip McCarthy wrote a nice piece on how to Write scalable Comet applications with Jetty and Direct Web Remoting. He delves into the details of Comet, Jetty, Continuations, and DWR “Reverse Ajax”: You’ve now seen how Jetty Continuations combined with Comet can provide an efficient, scalable solution for event-driven Ajax applications. I haven’t given any Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:47 am
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2 rating from 106 votes

Friday, April 27th, 2007

DWR Version 2.0 Final Released

Category: Announcements, DWR

I hope Joe had a nice warm beer last night after he released the final version of DWR 2.0. We have been talking about this release for awhile, and it is great stuff. Now you can do amazing things with Reverse Ajax, and know that security is core to the framework. We asked Joe now Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:46 am

3.9 rating from 38 votes

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

DWR 2.0 RC4 Released

Category: Announcements, DWR

DWR has a new release that should be pretty stable, with a final release coming soon. Features The biggy is Guice support. If it wasn’t for the fact that we could add this in without touching the core of DWR, I’d say this was too big a change at this point in the release cycle, Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:12 pm

3.9 rating from 26 votes

Thursday, March 29th, 2007

OpenAjax Hub: DWR, TIBCO, Lightstreamer example

Category: Comet, DWR, TIBCO

Joe Walker has discussed the progress of the OpenAjax Hub. He has participated in a demo of using the OpenAjax Hub with DWR or Lightstreamer. TIBCO GI is the UI side, and it plugs into either backends with no code changes. With a traditional request/response model, DWR (and Lightstreamer) would be calling GI routines to Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:48 am

3.2 rating from 33 votes

Wednesday, January 10th, 2007

TIBCO to sponsor DWR development

Category: DWR, TIBCO

TIBCO has announced that they are doing to sponsor work by the DWR lead (Joe Walker) to integrate DWR and TIBCO GI. This is good news for both parties: TIBCO GI users will have a new way to integrate with Java web applications DWR: The integration work between DWR and TIBCO GI will probably help Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:30 am

4.3 rating from 18 votes

Monday, January 1st, 2007

Gmail CSRF Security Flaw

Category: DWR, Editorial

There is a lot of chatter regarding a CSRF security flaw in Gmail. CSRF attacks are Cross Site Request Forgery attacks, which are cousins of XSS, but different. Joe Walker of DWR has written a detailed account of CSRF and how to avoid exposing your applications to them. Anatomy of the Gmail Attack If you Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:08 pm

4.4 rating from 61 votes

Thursday, December 7th, 2006

DWR 2.0 RC 1 Available

Category: Announcements, DWR, JavaScript, Library, Toolkit

Joe Walker has announced the first release candidate for DWR 2.0, the popular Java remoting toolkit. New in a nutshell JavaScript Proxy API DWR can dynamically generate JavaScript from a Java API. This is done at runtime rather than compile time, so we can use it to remote control many browsers. This makes it very Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:09 am

4.1 rating from 16 votes

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