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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Open source support gives older software a fighting chance
27 Jun 2014
Video - The Eclipse Foundation's Wayne Beaton discusses open source support for established software.
Angular framework: Garnering attention at Fluent
21 Mar 2014
Conference News - The new Angular framework was recently discussed at the 2014 Fluent Conference.
Solving performance issues with self-adaptive software
24 Oct 2013
Conference News - In this discussion, Cameron McKenzie and JInspired CTO William Louth talk about the concepts behind self-adaptive software.
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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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Integrating Ajax into your Facelets pages: Death to JSF's request-response cycle
20 Jul 2014
Tutorial - If you're doing Facelets development, this might be the most important tutorial you will ever read. It will explain to you how to throw out that annoying request-response cycle, and explain how to integrate Ajax based JSF components with a dynamically...
Turning a web page into a JSF 2.0 template with Facelets
19 Jul 2014
Tutorial - How do you take a web page and turn it into a template using Facelets as the template engine? It takes some JSF, some HTML, maybe some CSS, and lots of JSF UI tags, but overall, it's an easy and simple process if you follow this tutorial.
Freezer: Putting object relational mapping (ORM) tools to the test
03 Jul 2014
Feature - Freezer is a code generator that constructs the persistence layer of a Java application: DAOs, DTOs, database tables and database documentation. This article compares the use of the DAOs generated by Freezer, with the use of an ORM tool, like for example...
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Software project success: Addressing the project, Part III of III
28 Mar 2014
Tip - Software project success is dependent on many factors, not least of which includes the project itself.
Problem space, community and specifics for software project success, Part II of III
28 Mar 2014
Tip - Problem spaces, project specifics and community concerns help define successful software projects.
Making software projects successful, Part I of III
28 Mar 2014
Tip - Get a better understanding of the ideal steps for creating successful software projects.