Archive for the ‘Web’ Category

A first look at Spring Boot, is it time to leave XML based configuration behind?

April 15th, 2014 by Magnus Larsson

Introduction
Spring Boot makes it very easy to create Spring based applications. Spring Boot takes an opinionated view of the Spring platform and third-party libraries, allowing us to get started with a minimal configuration. For example we can develop a Jave EE based web application without any configuration files. Not even a web.xml file is required!
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RequireJS – modules, plugins and optimization

March 15th, 2013 by Kristin Luhr

In my current project we are rewriting a feature-packed Struts application into a single page web app using Backbone and Bootstrap. The need for architectural patterns is becoming more and more evident as the application grows and we realize how many different ways you can use Backbone to do the [...]

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Cadec tutorials

January 22nd, 2013 by Johannes Carlén

Our developer conference Cadec with over 150 developers, mostly locals from Göteborg, have taken place recently. Nearly 60 of these developers also attended one of our three hands-on-tutorials. All three tutorials are on Github and open for anyone to work through, so if you’d like an intro to any of these domains, please feel free [...]

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Firefox for Enterprises, from proposal to action

January 12th, 2012 by Christian Hilmersson

According to the Mozilla Blog, Firefox is about to be released in an enterprise version, with releases once every year instead of once every 6:th week.
The new version of the Firefox is called Firefox Extended Support Release or simply Firefox ESR. The intention is to provide security updates continously but let the web and add-ons [...]

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Changes to .attr() in JQuery 1.6.x

September 28th, 2011 by Christian Hilmersson

This is somewhat old news by now but during this summer I ran into some problems while trying to upgrade a big Javascript code base from JQuery 1.4 to 1.6. It seems that the step to JQuery 1.6 has been cumbersome not only for me but for a lot of JQuery users out there so [...]

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RESTful with JAX-RS

June 3rd, 2008 by Pär Wenåker

I recently got the opportunity to do a spike on a RESTful web services interface and decided to use JAX-RS and the reference implementation Jersey to do the prototyping. The term REST was coined by Roy Fielding in his Ph.D. dissertation back in 2000. There is lot’s of material on the web regarding REST and [...]

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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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IDE Vendors catch up on use-case-level re-use

March 27th, 2008 by Johan Eltes

The vendors begin to ship tooling for the vision of re-usable “use-case components”! At Cadec 2007 and Cadec 2008 we talked about the value and challenges associated with modularization of web applications. A lot of projects we’ve been into, would have saved a considerable amount of time for developer- tester- and business resources if we [...]

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Adobe Flex finally goes Open Source

March 14th, 2008 by Björn Beskow

In April last year, Adobe announced that they planned to donate their Flex programming platform to Open Source. Some two weeeks ago, it finally happened.
Flex is a platform for Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) that runs on the Adobe Flash virtual machine. With AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime), Flex applications can also run locally, as desktop applications.
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Facelets is coming in from the cold!

February 2nd, 2008 by Björn Beskow

Finally, it seems like Ed Burns, spec lead of JSF 2.0, has started to listen to the community (or at least he listened to Gavin King, according to his blog).
For several years, there has been a massive critique against using JSP as rendering engine for JSF (see this OnJava article for an example). The Facelets [...]

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