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Accelerating Digital Transformation with Integrated APIs and Rapid Mobile Development [Webinar recording]

This is a joint and SOA Software webinar. The webinar covers: How to rapidly build a mobile app with APIs in the cloud Taking an unsecure REST API and securing it with SOA Gateway (OAuth 2) Building a mobile app in with the secured REST API The value of having an integrated API management and mobile development environment

pyVmomi v5.5.0-2014.1.1 - bug fix - is available from pypi.

This week was VMworld and we still managed to release a quick turn-around bug-fix release for pyVmomi. Up on pypi right now is the v5.5.0-2014.1.1 release. Part of the changes made involved improving our release process and incorporating feedback from RPM and DEB package maintainers. Show More Summary

JavaOne: Java EE Community Update and Panel

At this JavaOne 2014 edition, one of the coolest things Java EE developers might be interested to engage with is definitely the Java EE Community Update and Panel CON2131. In this panel developers will have the opportunity to hear from...Show More Summary

“Please no product pitches”

Most conferences say something similar when they open the call for papers. While I understand the reasoning and motivation behind such statement, organizers shouldn’t be afraid of a talk that demonstrates a particular service or product. Show More Summary

Load Balance WebSockets using Apache HTTPD (Tech Tip #48)

JBoss EAP 6.3 provides a technology preview of WebSocket and WildFly have supported them as part of Java EE 7 compliance. provide tons of Java EE 7 samples that run on WildFly. Show More Summary

Managers Manage Ambiguity

I was thinking about the Glen Alleman’s post, All Things Project Are Probabilistic. In it, he says, Management is Prediction as a inference from Deming. When I read this quote, If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you don’t know what you’re doing. Show More Summary

Java EE 8 Takes Off!

A big day for Java EE - Java EE 8 is now officially launched as JSR 366 via the JCP process. As you might have expected the primary focus areas are HTTP 2/HTML 5 support, CDI/managed bean alignment, cloud support and Java SE alignment. Here...Show More Summary

Spotlight on GlassFish 4.1: #8 WebSocket Client Reconnect

Spotlight on GlassFish 4.1' is a series of posts that highlights specific enhancements of the upcoming GlassFish 4.1 release. It could be a new feature, a fix, a behavior change, a tip, etc. #8 WebSocket Client Reconnect There are various libraries to improve the WebSocket capabilities of a client in the JavaScript space. Show More Summary

WildFly with a custom configuration in OpenShift (Tech Tip #47)

WildFly instances can be easily started in OpenShift. Tech Tip #7 shows how to spin up an instance of WildFly in OpenShift. Tech Tip #21 explained how to get started using JBoss Tools. Now this WildFly instance is started with the stock configuration.xml. Show More Summary

To Be Certified ? Or Not?

Recently in the LinkedIn group “Agile”, Alan Moran posted a question, “How valuable is agile certification to you?”The general consensus seemed to be that certification was helpful in terms of getting a job. For example, Nicolas Umiastowski...Show More Summary

Spring Data Dijkstra SR4 released

On behalf of the Spring Data team I am pleased to announce the availability of the fourth service release of the Dijkstra release train. It includes 36 fixes overall for the following modules: Spring Data Commons 1.8.4 - Artifacts -Show More Summary

Java EE 7 Real World Experience: Campground Management with provides a simple campground management software and targets 25,000+ independent campgrounds all over Europe. It provides a customer-friendly booking-portal and a RESTful API for partners to integrate. The project was conceived in...Show More Summary

Passion in a Startup – A Double Edged Sword

Original post at Josh Holmes - dumpRandomThoughts() {...} The Wall Street Journal is one of the few newspapers that I still give the time of day but I still stay mostly in their business and tech sections. Yesterday they posted an article that really nailed it about how an entrepreneur’s passion can destroy a startup. Show More Summary

Cloud in a Box: OpenShift Online in VirtualBox (Tech Tip #46)

OpenShift is Red Hat’s PaaS platform and comes in three flavors: Origin is the Community PaaS offering. You can explore the community-driven open source upstream of OpenShift. Join the community. Online is the Public PaaS offering. Host...Show More Summary

Pacific Northwest Software Symposium - Oct 17 - 19, 2014

No Fluff Just Stuff is pleased to announce the Pacific Northwest Software Symposium, Oct 17 - 19, 2014. Catch these Featured Sessions


The Model–View–Controller (MVC) pattern has been used for several decades to implement user interfaces. And when it comes to MVC Web frameworks, those can be categorized as action-based or component-based. JavaServer Faces is a component-based MVC framework. Through the survey, the community has expressed interest in an action-based MVC approach. Show More Summary

A Fresh Look at CDI Events

Type safe events have been one of the most elegant and innovative features in CDI for a long time. For some odd reason however they seem to continue to be fairly under-appreciated and not written about that often. It's very good to see CDI specification co-lead Antoine Sabot-Durand recognizing this and aiming to do something about it. Show More Summary

New England Software Symposium - Sep 19 - 21, 2014

No Fluff Just Stuff is pleased to announce the New England Software Symposium, Sep 19 - 21, 2014. Catch these Featured Sessions

Capacity Planning and the Project Portfolio

I was problem-solving with a potential client the other day. They want to manage their project portfolio. They use Jira, so they think they can see everything everyone is doing. (I’m a little skeptical, but, okay.) They want to know how much the teams can do, so they can do capacity planning based on what the teams can do. Show More Summary

Java EE @ NFJS Central Iowa Software Symposium Des Moines

As some of you may be aware I recently joined the well-respected US based No Fluff Just Stuff (NFJS) Tour. The NFJS Central Iowa Software Symposium was held August 8 - 10 in Des Moines. The Des Moines show is one of the smaller ones but still was good overall. Show More Summary

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