Open source Java
Open source development tools offer a more affordable and more customizable means to develop Java software. Although problems and costs can arise from lack of documentation and support, many enterprise developers make open source development a large part of their Java dev strategies. In this section on open source strategies, learn the capabilities of different tools, discover new open source Java tools, and get tips and advice on integrating and contributing to open source projects.
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JBoss announcements unveil JBoss World 2012
21 Jun 2012
News - JBoss product announcements this week give us a taste of what's to come at Red Hat Summit and JBoss World 2012.
Open source integration efforts keep UK drivers safe
15 May 2012
News - Automotive rescue and recovery services in the UK gained significant messaging advantages over the past few years. The new Automotive Network Services (ANS) system, built and maintained by Apex Networks, connects automotive clubs and insurance agencies...
OCPJP and OCAJP: New Java 7 certification requirements
21 Dec 2011
News - In order to obtain the certified architect position from Oracle, attending and passing a training course is now required. But what about the Java Professional and Java Associate designations, OCPJP and OCAJP for Java 7?
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Apache Camel news from JavaOne 2011
12 Oct 2011
Video - Apache Camel, the open source integration framework, is enjoying an upward swing in popularity as the community prepares for the upcoming release of Camel 3.
Does Open Source Mean Superior Software Quality?
10 May 2011
Video - James Strachan, the man who believes he invented Groovy, presented a lightninground session at TheServerSide Java Symposium to speak about FuseSource and Open Source Software. In that discussion, he asserts that there are reasons why open source projects...
James Strachan on Apache Camel and Fuse IDE
18 Mar 2011
Video - James Strachan, who works on Apache Camel as well as other Apache projects, talks about apache Camel and the capabilities of the Fuse IDE.
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Productivity logging for effective time management
27 Apr 2013
Feature - The key to success as a software consultant is using a productivity log that can demonstrate how much time and effort has been put into a project, while also explaining away non-productive time consuming activities.
Lacking NoSQL standards causes vendor like lock-in
23 Apr 2013
Feature - While many NoSQL solutions are open source, the lack of standards means any organization embracing a given solution may never have the ability to easily change to another competing solution.
Headless Android and Embedded System Development
06 Mar 2013
Feature - Given the fact that Android is targetted towards the smartphone market, you wouldn't expect any significant interest in Android from the embedded market. However, making Android 'headless', and working with it on an embedded device has a variety of...
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Tomcat performance optimization consolidating log files
05 May 2013
Tip - By default Tomcat uses several log file handlers, but performance can easily be optimized by configuring the server to use only one.
Troubleshooting Java Code: Log or Re-Throw
06 Mar 2013
Tip - When building Java applications, proper logging and proper exception handling go hand in hand. But there are times when putting the two together is just plain wrong. This article explains why rethrowing an exception and logging it at the same time is a...
Making 'big data' projects flexible, timely with Agile
12 Oct 2012
Tip - Agile can help in the delivery of more timely applications in 'big data' projects, largely due to better collaboration between business and development.