In a new article Ryan Dewsbury takes a look at how GWT assists developers in terms of Ajax performance by providing image bundling, caching, and application compression. It also includes an excerpt from Dewsbury's book, Google Web Toolkit Applications.
This article discusses the integration of the grails-acegi plugin with a sample Grails application. As part of this integration, there are three major components which will be used – Groovy, Grails and Acegi Security.
Microsoft released a preview of Volta last month. Many people have commented on this new technology and the concept of Architecture Factoring. Some have compared Volta with GWT. InfoQ interviewed Didier Girard, CTO of SFEIR, who has lead the development of several GWT projects and reviewed Volta recently.
JSF, DWR, and Dojo are all popular technologies in their own right. This article looks at how they can be integrated together in a portal environment. 12
Jboss Seam is a full-stack web app framework that unifies and integrates Ajax, JSF, EJB3, Portlets, and BPM. This excerpt from the to-be-released first book on Seam introduces Seam's capabilities. 17
The final article in the series, Ian Roughely completes the migration of a Struts app to Struts 2, by migrating the user interface - jsps & tags. 19
Struts committer Ian Roughely looks and compares a Struts and Struts 2 app, identifies how to convert actions and configuration from Struts to Struts 2, as well as identifying common components. 13
Struts committer Ian Roughely explains the architecture, request workflow, configuration semantics, and differences in the action framework in the new Struts 2 (formerly WebWork). 16
A detailed look at the implementation and architecture behind 2M line of code, truly mission critical Java application. 11
.NET and Java interop can be made really simple using a REST document centric approach. This article demonstrates REST for interop as well as POST-REST. 4