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Themes/Resource Library Contracts in JSF 2.2/Java EE 7

Resource Library Contracts are one of the big ticket features in JSF 2.2. There's actually quite a bit to the feature - it allows for logical organization and packaging of the theme/look-and-feel/template for JSF pages. Beyond enabling...Show More Summary

Events in CDI 2.0

CDI 2.0 (JSR 365) was the first Java EE 8 approved JSR. The CDI Experts Group has already been formed several weeks ago and the first CDI 2.0 EG face to face meeting took place last week in Brno (see feedback here). The EG has ambitious...Show More Summary

Help Build a Culture of Respect

Dear Reader, I am in the final steps of producing my next book, “Culture of Respect: How to Find, Hire, and Retain Developers”.  It is based in large part on my own experience, as well as advice I have received from other managers and talks I’ve had with both developers and managers. Show More Summary

Spring Boot Error Responses

I have written about Spring’s support for web response error handling a few times before (e.g. about custom error responses and how they can be generalized). This time, we will take a look at […]

Installing PostgreSQL 9.4 beta2 on Mac OS X 10.9.4 via MacPorts

After reading the blog post from EnterpriseDB about how Postgres Outperforms MongoDB, and because I have always preferred PostgreSQL to other databases, I had to check out the document handling capabilities that PostgreSQL has added recently.Because I began using a newer computer this summer, I had not yet installed PostgreSQL. Show More Summary

Calling All REST/JAX-RS Enthusiasts: Join JAX-RS 2.1!

As you might be aware, the initial wave of Java EE 8 JSRs are now launched, including the platform JSR itself, CDI 2, JSON-B, JMS 2.1, Servlet 4, JAX-RS 2.1, MVC and JSF 2.3. Most of these JSRs are now actively looking to form their initial expert groups, including JAX-RS 2.1 (filed as JSR 370). Show More Summary

Data as a Service: JBoss Data Virtualization and Hadoop powering your Big Data solutions

Guest blog by Syed Rasheed (@Junooni). Red Hat and Cloudera, announce the formation of a strategic alliance. From JBoss perspective, the key objective of the alliance is to leverage big data enterprise-wide and not let Hadoop become another data silo. Show More Summary

Java SE 8 (and Java EE 7) Comes to WebLogic!

As many of you know one of the key features of GlassFish 4.1 was support for Java SE 8. You may be glad to hear that WebLogic 12.1.3 now is also officially certified against Java SE 8. This makes WebLogic one of the earliest major commercially supported Java EE platforms to certify for Java SE 8. Show More Summary

OTN Virtual Technology Summit is approaching. Save the date!

The OTN Virtual Technology Summit is a set of free online events covering various technical topics such as Java SE, Java EE but also Middleware, Database, etc. Each topic will be presented by a subject matter expert coming either from Oracle or from the community (Java Champions, Oracle ACEs,...). Show More Summary

Rapid Mobile App Development With Appery.io – Creating Vacation Request App

I just got back from Stamford, CT where I did a talk at the Web, Mobile and Backend Developers Meetup. In about 90 minutes we built a prototype version of a productivity app called Vacation Request using Appery.io cloud development platform. Show More Summary

Podcast with Cesar Abeid Posted

Cesar Abeid interviewed me, Project Management for You with Johanna Rothman. We talked about my tools for project management, whether you are managing a project for yourself or managing projects for others. We talked about how to use...Show More Summary

Video: Advanced Appery.io Backend Services

This webinar shows some of the more advanced and interesting Appery.io backend services features. The webinar covers: Database Security and permissions Queries Push Notifications Sending push to particular devices Scheduling push notifications Secure REST (secure proxy) Keeping sensitive data such as API keys on the server

New book: RESTful Java Patterns and Best Practices

RESTful Java Patterns and Best Practices” written by ’Bhakti Mehta' has been recently published. One of the great thing about this book is that it is not a theoretical book covering the JAX-RS API 2.0. As its title suggest, this book...Show More Summary

Is Your Culture Working the Way You Think it Is?

Long ago, I was a project manager and senior engineer for a company undergoing a Change Transformation. You know the kind, where the culture changes, along with the process. The senior managers had bought into the changes. The middle...Show More Summary

My Weekly Reading is Here

General System Theory by Ludwig von Bertalanffy; The Systems Bible by John Gall, Complexity by John H. Holland and Beyond Buds: Marijuana Extracts by Ed Rosenthal. Hey, at least I have focus. Kinda. ;-)

Digging Deeper - RequireJS and ES6 Modules

I was exploring RequireJS and ES6 Modules some more this weekend. Originally I started to explore how I can use richer domain objects (classes) as part of our AngularJS application that uses RequireJS for modularization. As part of that...Show More Summary

This week on pyVmomi/rbVmomi

Last week, I took on a high priority task for VMware so my work on pyVmomi and rbVmomi had to move down in priority for me. I'll continue to post regular updates on progress but the velocity will have slowed on both project until I have cleared my higher priority tasks. Show More Summary

What Developers Want Recruiters to Know

Dear Reader, I post this not to belittle or ridicule recruiters. I think that good recruiters are a valuable part of the tech ecosystem. I post this to hopefully help more recruiter become good recruiters. Until next time, I

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