In an exclusive InfoQ article, IBM's WebSphere CTO Jerry Cuomo outlines the 10 top technology direction he envisions for the WebSphere product line in 2009, including Business Mash-ups, a Middleware-as-a-Service offering, cloud support, WAS.NEXT and REST support in multiple products.
In this article Grzegorz Gogolowicz and Matthew Dressel demonstrate how to extend Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 to support column level permissions. This allows developers to secure columns in lists and document libraries.
In this second part of their article, the authors explore the architecture of Dynamic Business Applications and introduce the concept of a Resource Container. They demonstrate how this architecture can be layered on top of JEE and how it impacts implementation productivity.
It is easy to think that virtualization applies only to servers. In reality the recent resurgence of the concept is also being applied to networking, storage, and application infrastructure. 5
OSWorkflow by Diego Adrian Naya Lazo discusses the open-source OSWorkflow, a Java-based workflow engine. InfoQ spoke with Naya Lazo about the areas the book covers and about OSWorkflow in general. 3
In most applications the out of the box web services in MOSS 2007 are adequate. Here developers will learn how to extend SharePoint web services and how to consume them from both Java and .NET. 27
InfoQ spoke to the lead developers of the most important open source Java Web-services stacks about their design goals, standards, data binding, XML, interoperability, REST support, and maturity. 12
Eric Newcomer, co-chair of the OSGi Enterprise work group, talks about the evolution of OSGi and it's relationship to SOA and ESB. 7
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
An update from the Spring team on Spring 2's delay to late Sept to improve JMS, JPA, and integrate with OSGi. 5
Geoffrey Wiseman explains rules engines and shares practical experiences applying them with Drools in financial services. 13
A detailed look at the implementation and architecture behind 2M line of code, truly mission critical Java application. 11