Bill Burke Discusses REST-*, SOA/ROA and REST

by Boris Lublinsky Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 25, 2009 7

InfoQ's recent post on REST-*.org, which covered the announcement of REST-* and some of the community response to it, has drawn many responses. Changes have also been made to REST-*.org as a result of some of the feedback. Infoq had a chance to interview Bill Burke, a lead for the REST-* initiative, to learn more.



by Boris Lublinsky Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 23, 2009 18

During the recent JBoss World conference a new REST* initiative was announced. The initiative is intending to be an open source community, similar to JBoss and Apache, that will try to come up with clear guidelines so that there's a place for everyone to go when they need answers to REST-related questions.


Drools 5.0 Supports Workflow and Event Processing

by Srini Penchikala Follow 33 Followers on  Jun 15, 2009

The latest version of Drools, an open source business logic integration platform, supports workflow and event processing. Drools development team recently announced the release of Drools 5.0 final version. The major shift is that Drools 5.0 focus is on a knowledge oriented system rather than just a rules oriented system. The new version has four modules called Guvnor, Expert, Fusion and Flow.


REST and transactions?

by Mark Little Follow 12 Followers on  Jun 15, 2009 10

The topic of distributed transactions and their place within a REST world has come up again recently. Many people have indicated that they are either thinking of using the combination or are doing so now. Others, including Roy Fielding, believe that the two simply do not go together.


JRuby Roundup: GitHub:FI, JRuby on JBoss with TorqueBox, EngineYard with JRuby Support

by Werner Schuster Follow 6 Followers on  Jun 02, 2009

GitHub now offers an installable version of the service for users who want to keep their code inside their network - and it's built on JRuby. TorqueBox is a new solution for running JRuby on Rails on JBoss, complete with integration for job queues and SIP integration Also: EngineYard announced it will start providing JRuby as a hosting option in July.


Infinispan Interview

by Mark Little Follow 12 Followers on  May 20, 2009

In this virtual interview we talk with Manik Surtani, the project lead for the JBoss Infinispan project, which is the latest offering to enter the open source data grid space. Manik covers Infinispan, how it relates to JBoss Cache and other alternatives, as well as where the project is going.


JBoss Developer Studio 2.0 released

by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 26, 2009

Earlier this week, RedHat announced the availability of JBoss Developer Studio 2.0 which provides a complete package of Eclipse along with the JBoss Enterprise Application, Portal, SOA and Data Services platforms. The solution provides a robust, integrated development environment for rich web applications and mission critical enterprise applications in a single package.


Article: Mainframe Integration with JBoss ESB and LegStar

by Stefan Tilkov Follow 3 Followers on  Feb 16, 2009 4

In a new article, Fady Moussallam & Mark Little describe how to use the open source JBossESB to integrate legacy COBOL CICS applications without necessarily having to rely on XML and Web Services stacks.


An ESB Vendors Evaluation by Forrester Research

by Boris Lublinsky Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 16, 2009 1

Forrester Research has just released a new 171-criteria evaluation of enterprise service bus (ESB) vendors, which finds that Progress Software, Oracle, Software AG, IBM, and TIBCO Software have the most-focused ESB and service-oriented-architecture- (SOA-) related strategies, the most-mature tooling, and the greatest flexibility in deployment and configuration.


JBoss jBPM 4 First Release Supports BPMN Graphical Designer and Process Virtual Machine

by Srini Penchikala Follow 33 Followers on  Jan 28, 2009 2

The first release of JBoss Business Process Management (BPM) engine jBPM 4 supports an Eclipse based BPMN graphical designer. jBPM development team recently announced the release of jBPM 4.0.0.Alpha1 version. This release also leverages the new Process Virtual Machine which supports multiple process languages and execution modes.


First GA of RESTeasy Released

by Mark Little Follow 12 Followers on  Jan 21, 2009

Bill Burke announces the first GA release of JBoss RESTeasy, a fully compliant and certified implementation of JAX-RS.


Web Beans (JSR-299): Q&A with Specification Lead Gavin King

by Charles Humble Follow 755 Followers on  Jan 07, 2009

An ambitious and key part of Java EE 6, the Web Beans specification spans JSF/EJB integration, context management, dependency injection and AOP. The specification is currently in public review and the review period has been extended into 2009. An Alpha build is also available. InfoQ talks to Gavin King to find out more about the state of play of the specification and progress to date.


OSGi in the Enterprise

by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 11, 2008 6

With the recent announcement of GlassFish v3 "Prelude", Sun's OSGi-based Java EE 6 server, the use of OSGi across the enterprise has grown to encompass almost all of the back-end servers.


Seven Forms of Business Process Management with JBoss jBPM

by Boris Lublinsky Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 02, 2008

In his new article, jBPM’s founder Tom Baeyens tries to explain different forms of business process management (BPM) through seven distinct use cases.


JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform 4.3 and JBoss Operations Network 2.1 Released

by Dio Synodinos Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 15, 2008 4

Red Hat has released a new version of the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform (version 4.3) and a new version of JBoss Operations Network (2.1). The new SOA Platform allows for the remote monitoring and management of open source SOA deployments while the new integrated management platform aims to improve cooperative support.

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