Archive for April, 2008

Deploy av portlets i WAS 6.1

April 21st, 2008 by Johan Eltes

Kraftfulla portalservrar – så som WebSphere Portal Server – är i många avseende mer lika integrationplattformar än applikationsservrar. Att utveckla, testa och deploya applikationer som publicerar s.k. portlets (enligt Java-standarden JSR-168) mot en full portal server är komplext för alla inblandade discipliner. Standarden WSRP (WebService Remote portlets) syftar till att frikoppla driften av en portlet-applikation [...]

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Yet another Mock framework

April 20th, 2008 by Björn Beskow

I have used EasyMock for Mock Object creation since version 1.0 in 2001. It has never been perfect, but good enough. The need to explicitly work with a separate Control object for every Mock object created was a pain, but that was changed in version 2.0. EasyMock is a decent Mock Object framework.
Still, in lectures [...]

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Integrating e-id with WebSphere Portal

April 17th, 2008 by Sofia Jonsson

I’m currently working on a project where we, despite its many drawbacks, have decided to use the “BankId” solution to authenticate our users. But this is not the whole truth; since not all Swedish banks have agreed on using BankId we have to use three different solutions in order to cover (most) users: BankId, Nordea [...]

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The programming languages of tomorrow

April 17th, 2008 by Sofia Jonsson

Now that dynamic languages such as Python, Groovy and Ruby have started to become mainstream, it is time to glance at a different branch of languages for influences. I’ve just come home from the QCon conference where one of the tracks was called Programming Languages of Tomorrow. All of the languages presented in the track [...]

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Run your own application in Google’s cloud

April 14th, 2008 by Sofia Jonsson

This week, Google’s announcement of Google App Engine (GAE) got a lot of attention. The initial 10 000 test accounts ran out in a few hours.
With GAE you can run your own web application on Google’s infrastructure. Initially they support applications written in Python, but more languages are already considered for future versions. Data can [...]

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