Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

Automatic testing of Ajax from Java

Category: Java, Testing

Ed Burns (of Sun and the JSF expert group) has created an automated testing framework for Ajax in Java called MCP. This framework stems from an old, old Mozilla project called the Mozilla Web Client started in 1999 as a part of the Sun/AOL/Netscape alliance. The ambitious misson statement of the project is: The webclient Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:39 pm

3.6 rating from 27 votes

Wednesday, March 14th, 2007

Sun Web Developer Pack

Category: Java, jMaki, Library, PHP

The Sun Web Developer Pack isn’t a sexy name, and having ‘Sun’ start it out often doesn’t help a technology…. but there is some good technology here. The Sun Web Developer Pack helps you to leverage emerging web technologies and techniques to create interactive and dynamic web applications for the enterprise. This toolkit is a Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:14 am

3.3 rating from 44 votes

Wednesday, February 28th, 2007

GWT-Spring Integration Demystified

Category: Framework, GWT, Java

Gabi S. in what appears to be her first blog post has already started off with a bang. In tutorial form she shows how to integrate GWT with Spring. To integrate [the GWT application] with Spring we only have to register our GWT servlet in our web.xml so we can simply use Spring’s ServletForwardingController to Read the rest…

Posted by Dietrich Kappe at 9:30 am

4 rating from 43 votes

Monday, February 19th, 2007

ZK Now Supports Javascript, Groovy, Ruby

Category: Framework, Java, JavaScript, Ruby

As promised, the latest release of ZK (ZK 2.3 RC) now supports more languages in zscript than just Java. It now supports Javascript, Groovy and Ruby. Futhermore, you can easily add support for a new language in half a day (maybe with some practice, no?) by extending a simple interpreter class. That’s assuming, of course, Read the rest…

Posted by Dietrich Kappe at 9:30 am
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3.8 rating from 44 votes

Wednesday, February 7th, 2007

OpenToro 4.0: Ajax Web Database Publisher

Category: Database, Framework, Java

OpenToro 4.0, an open source Ajax Web Database Publishing tool, has been released. OpenToro is a CMS written in Java that allows the development of database driven web Applications in a quick and agile way. If you need to build simple CRUD applications that are faces onto your database, this could be a tool for Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:29 am

4.1 rating from 43 votes

Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

gCometd: Comet on Java

Category: Comet, Java

Jean-Francois Arcand has followed in the footsteps of Jetty with gCometd, a service to do Comet style applications in Java. His article discusses “The Cometd framework and its Bayeux protocol is now supported starting with Grizzly 1.0.11 and GlassFish 9.1 b35. In this first blog, I will talk about the gCometd implementation, how to enable Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:22 am
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3.7 rating from 32 votes

Thursday, February 1st, 2007

jMaki Revolver

Category: Component, Examples, Java, JavaScript, jMaki

Greg Murray of Sun has put together a sample jMaki widget revolver that you use like this: < View plain text > javascript window.onload = function() {     var wargs = {uuid : ‘jmaki-revolver’};     wargs.value = [       {"title" : "jMaki Craigs List Sample", imgSrc : "../images/cl-mashup.jpg", href :""},   Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:55 am

3.3 rating from 52 votes

Monday, January 22nd, 2007

Java to JavaScript Compilation with Ajax and Spring Integration

Category: Articles, Java

Ben Alex of Interface 21 has written a detailed post on Java to JavaScript compilation. The article discusses some of the choices out there (GWT, OpenLaszlo) and goes into an open source alternative called Java2Script Pacemaker. Spring integration is shown and available for download and it concludes: J2S promises some attractive benefits for projects that Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:40 am

3.2 rating from 31 votes

Ajax for IBM WebSphere Platform Early Program

Category: Dojo, Java

IBM has released Ajax for IBM WebSphere Platform Early Program. This initial release includes Dojo Toolkit 0.4.1 as well as a comet implementation for WebSphere Platform Messaging (v6.0), and three end-to-end sample applications that illustrate how Dojo can be incorporated into J2EE applications running on existing WebSphere platforms. All of the features (including an offline Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:57 am
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3.7 rating from 35 votes

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007

eCirkit: More social networking

Category: Java, Showcase is a new social networking platform that has it’s fair share of Ajax sprinkled in. On your profile page you can mouse over your user interests and a tooltip popup appears showing the full text of your interests, like favorite TV shows. You can then click the tooltip popup to go into edit mode, Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:05 am

3.4 rating from 31 votes

Tuesday, December 19th, 2006

OpenKM: Ajax Document Management System

Category: GWT, Java, JavaScript, Showcase

Paco Avila and his team have announced OpenKM, a document management / knowledge management system that looks like a desktop application. OpenKM is based on: JBoss 4.0.3SP1 ( version basis for the development ) Java J2EE ( JDK 1.5 ) Jackrabbit GWT ( Google Web Toolkit – Ajax ) It is interesting to see a Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:27 am

3.1 rating from 38 votes

Friday, December 15th, 2006

Phobos and Dojo

Category: Dojo, Java, JavaScript

Dojo is more than “an Ajax library”. It is a set of JavaScript libraries and packaging system. It just so happens to have a remote binding API in there too. Phobos has seen this and you can now use Dojo on the server side when using the Phobos framework. < View plain text > javascript Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:49 pm
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3.2 rating from 28 votes

Wednesday, November 15th, 2006

Jettison: JSON StAX Parser

Category: Java, Library

If you live in the world of Java, a new JSON parser has been born called Jettison: Jettison is a collection of StAX (streaming XML) parsers and writers which read and write JSON. This allows nearly transparent enablement of JSON based web services in services frameworks like CXF. There are currently two included conventions for Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:27 am
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3.1 rating from 23 votes

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

ICEsoft Open Sources ICEfaces

Category: Announcements, Java, Library, Toolkit

It is amazing how many great frameworks are coming out into the open source model. ICEsoft Technologies, Inc. has announced that they are open sourcing their ICEfaces product under the Mozilla Public License. A new home for the open source project has been created at Quotes from the Press Release ICEfaces is the only Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:07 am

3.5 rating from 19 votes

Monday, November 13th, 2006

GWT Code: gTraffic and Simile

Category: Google, GWT, Java, LiveEdit

Alistair Rutherford has released a couple of interesting pieces of functionality that revolve around GWT. The first is the launch of a GWT version of a UK road traffic site. The second is the launch of a GWT version of the Simile Timeline control, which is a GWT wrapper around the original API. This allows Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:55 am
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3.7 rating from 27 votes

Friday, November 10th, 2006

F3: Sun’s new declarative Java scripting language

Category: Java, Library

Chris Oliver, now at Sun via SeeBeyond, has posted about a new declarative Java scripting framework that Sun will be open sourcing shortly. My project is called F3 which stands for “Form follows function”, and its purpose was to explore making GUI programming easier in general. F3 is actually a declarative Java scripting language with Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:17 am

4 rating from 25 votes