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Web technologies that deserve to die

Spring WebFlow, Seam, WebBeans, and related beasts must meet their extinction. Who thought evermore client state on the server was a grand idea anyway?

9 killer uses for WebSockets

Web developers typically depend on Ajax long-polling for instantaneous data in the browser, but today's version of WebSockets would do that job (and a few more) even better.


Easy ORM-ness for GAE, part 2

As I’ve blogged and written about on various occasions, Google App Engine doesn’t just scale apps: it can also help you assemble them rapidly, using slick tools. Part 2 of “ Twitter mining with Objectify-Appengine ” wraps up the...

Ajax-like J2EE security login

J2EE Web security is based on the separation of content into two web contexts - protected and public. But there are lots of cases (in my experience majority of cases) when you provide the same content (e.g. a web page) but with...

Ajax: Tools of the trade

Ajax has effectively launched a new era in JavaScript development, bringing with it a plethora of robust tools for the JavaScript programmer. Take a quick tour of the tools you could be using for JS development, debugging, testing,...

Ajax: Tools of the trade

Ajax has effectively launched a new era in JavaScript development, bringing with it a plethora of robust tools for the JavaScript programmer. Take a quick tour of the tools you could be using for JS development, debugging, testing,...

Avoid custom objects as Map keys

Maps are the essential part of the Java Collections Framework. I loved to fill them with all kind of data and transport it between application layers. Until I stumbled upon the problem that I couldn't fix. In Ajax world it's just not...

Asynchronous processing support in Servlet 3.0

The revolution didn't stop with Ajax, and the incoming Servlet 3.0 specification will prove it. Find out why Servlet 3.0's support for asynchronous processing is the next big leap forward for developing collaborative, multi-user...

Tim Bray on the future of Java web development

Not long ago, I had the delight of talking with Tim Bray of Sun Microsystems about his thoughts regarding Java web development for JavaWorld’s Java Technology Insider .

Introduction to the Dojo toolkit, Part 2: Infrastructure code

Use Dojo's muscle and cross-browser compatibility, error handling, and data encoding infrastructure to overcome common Ajax challenges.

Ajax chalk talk with Nate Schutta

As Java Web developers have learned to take JavaScript seriously, the rush is on for tools that enrich the Ajax-development experience.

Shed the weight with Groovlets

Not all web applications require a full stack framework (like Grails , Rails, Spring MVC , etc).

Introduction to the Dojo toolkit, Part 1: Setup, core, and widgets

If you're looking for a JavaScript framework that does more than simplify DOM access, the Dojo toolkit could be your answer.

ICEsoft picks up Project Woodstock

ICEsoft Technologies has announced it will pick up Project Woodstock, recently abandoned by Sun Microsystems. ICEsoft will provide UI components for Woodstock via its JSF-Ajax framework, ICEfaces. InfoWorld's Paul Krill reports.

Year in Review: Java in 2008 - What just happened?

Andrew Glover looks back over the last 12 months in Java development, with an eye on the JVM Language Summit, new trends in the Java enterprise space, and Sun's emerging client-side strategy.

The Portlet Packet: Inter-portlet communication with the Dojo toolkit

Not quite ready for the jump to Portlet 2.0? Learn how to use Ajax functionality in the Dojo toolkit to make the most of inter-portlet communication in Portlet 1.0.

Measuring Web application response time: Meet the client

Server-side response time says your Web application is blazing fast; but if you're not measuring the client you're missing the full picture. Learn how to fill in the blanks by capturing and logging end user events.

Spring Web Flow 2: A boon to JSF developers

Spring Web Flow 2 seems tailored to the needs of JSF developers, and it smoothes out Spring MVC on the front end. Dr. Xinyu Liu explains how new support for Ajax, validation, persistence, and security facilitates the development of...

Ajax validation with Struts 2

Struts 2's versatile validation framework doesn't end with Java support on the server side. Find out how Struts 2 also helps you perform advanced Ajax validation with ease.

TOTD #45: Ajaxifying Java Server Faces using JSF Extensions

TOTD #42 explained how to create a simple Java Server Faces application using NetBeans 6.1 and deploy on GlassFish. In the process it explained some basic JSF concepts as well. If you remember, it built an application that allows you...

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