Java application deployment
Taking a program from lines of code to a functioning Java application requires several important steps and tools. Before application deployment, a Java Runtime Environment must be put in place. The next step in Java application development is to use either a Java Plug-in or Java Web Start to deploy the application. In this section, find the news, research, and tutorials you need to deploy Java apps. Learn the different steps Java developers need to take, and find tips and best practices to help make enterprise application deployment fast and successful.
Top 5 Java based tools for capturing business intelligence (BI)
28 Jul 2014
Feature - There are many tools out there for working with BI, but here we look at the top five Business Intelligence tools that are written using the Java language.
Creating pages based on a JSF template: Using the Facelets ui:define tag
20 Jul 2014
Tutorial - What do you do once you've set up a handsome page template using the Facelets functions that come with JSF 2.x? Well, you start creating new pages, meshing those ui:define tags in with ui:composition and ui:insert. It's easier than it sounds, trust me.
From cloud computing to mobile development: Emerging fields for continuous integration
06 Jul 2014
Feature - One of the fastest growing fields in enterprise development is continuous integration. Couple that with growing mobile and cloud trends, and interesting innovations arise.
When did Gradle get so hot? A look at what is trending on the Java tools landscape
05 Jun 2014
Feature - Who knew that so many Java developers were looking at adopting Gradle as their build tool. Goodbye Maven. Goodbye ANT. It looks like Gradle is the Groovy new Java tool, or at least, that's what the latest trends survey would suggest.
Continuous Development: The glue holding DevOps, TDD and Agile methods together
05 Feb 2014
Feature - Continuous integration(CI) and continuous development (CD) have become central components in the application lifecycle management process. In many cases, CI and CD have become the central tenets holding together DevOps, Agile development and test driven...
The innovative tools that have revolutionized Agile, ALM and continuous development
05 Feb 2014
Feature - Continuous development isn't a new idea, but new tools, such as Jenkins and Hudson, have revolutionized the way Agile and ALM is done. Are you doing CI? If you are, here are the tools you should be using.
Creating an Agile, continuous integration friendly culture is the key to successful ALM
05 Feb 2014
Feature - To be successful with application lifecycle management, organizations must create a corporate culture that is friendly to Agile methodologies and processes like continuous integration, continuous development and continuous integration.
Why API delivery will trump application delivery in importance in 2014
05 Jan 2014
Feature - Delivering software is important, but in this age of social media and networked infrastructure, allowing various pieces of software to integrate seamlessly is of heightened importance. This makes the development of externally facing client APIs more...
From WebSockets to HTML5: What's new and what's next for Java EE 7
01 Jan 2014
Feature - What's new with Java EE 7? In this article we talk with Peter Pilgrim, the author of the Java EE 7 Developer Handbook, about the key new elements of Java EE 7 that developers need to learn in order to stay current with modern development trends.
DevTest in the Cloud: Why pre-production in the cloud makes sense
09 Dec 2013
Feature - People have a lot of fears about moving infrastructure to the cloud. They worry about security, or losing control over policies and access, or instances not being turned off and costs spiraling out of control — or all of the above.