Daniel Morgan shows how to build a portal-style web application comprising a Java back-end to serve a RESTful API for creating, updating, deleting and retrieving dashboard-style, user-configurable charts assembled using Adobe Flash Builder.
Based on a concrete example with Scala, Spring and JPA the article explains how to enhance Spring with Scala’s powerful concepts such as implicit conversions and traits. Moreover, it shows how the gap between a Java based framework and Scala can smoothly be bridged.
Leandro Moreira shows how to implement a domain specific version of Google’s “Did you mean” feature based on the SpellChecker project in the Apache Lucene sandbox using thee alternative algorithms (Levenshtein, Jaro-Winkler and N-gram).
In the first of two articles on BlazeDS and JMS, InfoQ looks at the advantages of JMS and how you can use BlazeDS to communicate with your Java services via JMS from your Flex applications.
Over the last few years, modularity for Java has been an active discussion topic. Several JSRs show modularity is necessary for Java's evolution. What does modularity mean, and why should you care? 4
Joern Barthel introduces the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP), and illustrates it's useage from a Ruby app with the open source RabbitMQ server on the backend (which is written in Erlang). 1
This article presents a library supporting development of highly-scalable applications that take advantage of an underlying multi-core hardware. The library is part of the Amino Library Project. 10
This article presents one developer's approach to dealing with the "fiendishly hard" OSGi issue of service dynamics. The basic problem is described and two different solutions are proposed. 2
Boris Lublinsky interviews Jeff Davis as part of a review of Davis' new book, Open Source SOA. The book covers the selection and usage of the open source products for SOA implementation. 2
This article explores how Gorilla Logic's new, open source Flex user interface automation testing tool, FlexMonkey, can enhance the productivity of both developers and QA testers. 3
This article introduces RGen, a modelling framework inspired by openArchitectureWare. RGen uses internal DSLs for defining metamodels and offers a full modelling stack for Ruby. 2
This article compares two similar products, Adobe’s LiveCycle Data Services (LCDS) and Open Source Blaze Data Services, helping the user choosing between the two. 4