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WebSocket: Bringing TCP to the browser

The WebSocket standard is almost finalized. However, WebSocket itself is offering “just” a (data) pipe. WebSocket is well suited to bring event- or data-driven applications to the browser. A valid example would a Web UI for a JMS or AMQP

Posted in amqp, fun, javascript, kaazing, lifestyle, websocket

Bringing Stomp/JMS to the browser – via WebSocket

Last week I attended the Con-Fess conference in Vienna to speak about WebSocket (and its JSF integration). The first demo described how to bring UDP-based network traffic to the browser. Another demo from my presentation showed how to bring JMS

Posted in amqp, fun, javascript, jms, kaazing, stomp, websocket

Apache MyFaces in the cloud

The Apache Software Foundation has a lot of offerings for cloud based infrastructure. There are a lot of projects in that directions. A few examples are: Hadoop, Cassandra, HBase or some that are currently undergoing incubation: Whirr / Libcloud. Two

Posted in apache, Bigtable, CDI, facelets, fun, Hadoop, HBase, java, jsf, myfaces

Enterprise Java without EJBs (but with CDI and MyFaces CODI)

At the W-JAX 2010 Peter Rossbach (Apache Tomcat Committer and freelancer) and I spoke about JavaEE 6 and particular the new ‘lightweight’ possibilities that are available with the WebProfile from JavaEE 6. We covered the following technologies in our talk:

Posted in apache, CDI, codi, facelets, fun, java, jetty, jsf, myfaces, myfaces codi, web², WebBeans, wjax

Example on accessing Apache HBase with JPA

A few month ago I started to play with Apache HBase, Apache’s Bigtable implementation. Since the Bigtable impl. from the Google AppEngine (->Datastore) can be accessed with JPA, I searched for a way to use HBase with JPA as well.

Posted in Bigtable, CDI, facelets, fun, Hadoop, HBase, java, jetty, jsf, myfaces

Demo of Apache MyFaces 2 and OpenWebBeans

Recently the Apache MyFaces project released its second beta release and yesterday the Apache OpenWebBeans project released its M4 release. These are great milestones in the direction of JavaEE at Apache! A few month ago Bernd Bohmann and I were

Posted in apache, CDI, facelets, fun, java, javascript, jetty, jQuery, jsf, jsp, myfaces, web², WebBeans

Ning’s Async Http Client and Twitter Streaming API

Recently I played with the Apache Wink REST Client to access the Twitter Streaming API. Yesterday Jean-Francois Arcand announced the availability of Ning’s new Async Http Client. The blog looked interesting and the Twitter stream is a perfect example to

Posted in ajax, apache, comet, fun, jetty, web²