At JavaOne 2008 conference, Ben Alex from SpringSource talked about emerging security requirements in enterprise applications. He discussed the standards like Servlet Security, JAAS, CAPTCHA, Single Sign-On and Federated Identity using OpenID technology. The presentation also included the standards on securing web services (WS-Security), JMS messaging and ESB.
In this JavaOne panel session, speaker shared their experiences and opinions on the current state of semantic web technologies.
In a JavaOne presentation, Sun Microsystems’ Tony Printezis provided more details on Garbage First, a replacement for the CMS garbage collector particularly targeted at long running server applications.
On day 2 of JavaOne 2008 conference, Emmanuel Bernard talked about Bean Validation framework (JSR 303). The goal of this specification is to provide a uniform way to express and implement the constraints in java applications. Earlier in the day, Oracle team previewed the upcoming features of Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g.
So far, JavaOne has been heavy on JavaFX content. It is clear that a lot of work has been done since the initial announcement at last year’s conference. Although, the technologies do not appear to be ready for the typical developer.
At JavaOne 2008, Jos Dirksen and Tijs Rademakers talked about using Service Component Architecture (SCA) and Java Business Integration (JBI) frameworks together to get the best of both worlds. Using a sample application, they explained how to deploy an SCA application on a JBI container. In another SCA related session, Mike Edwards gave an overview of SCA architecture model.
JavaOne kicked off Tuesday in San Francisco with a keynote largely centered on JavaFX. OSGi also made an appearance with the keynote highlighting of the new Glassfish micro-kernel being 98k in size.