Providing Technology Training and Mentoring For Modern Technology Adoption
The Spring Framework is a very popular Java framework that simplifies Java application programming. Since it has been so popular for many years there are a number of Java developers that are already familiar with it. For these types of developers the “normal” Spring training class may not be as useful since it would cover
We have found that often there are groups of people at WebSphere clients that need some level of knowledge with WebSphere administration beyond the “Overview” type of class but not to the same level of knowledge needed by those managing WebSphere systems day-to-day. This is particularly true with application developers, testing staff, and other support
Although JBoss 5.1 has been available for a while, I was surprised that we had not had requests for our JBoss 5.1 Web Service development class, WA1719 Programming Advanced JAX-WS Web Services on JBoss 5.1. We have just released this class and looking back I think it was a good thing that it was not
We use equality operators like == and != all the time. They appear to be same as Java or C++ on the surface. But, in reality, things are a lot more complicated and confusing. I will try to explain a few things that may not be obvious. The Equals Operator (==) var result = (expr1
IBM has merged WebSphere Lombardi Edition (WLE) and Lombardi TeamWorks with WebSphere Process Server. The new combined product is now called IBM Process Manager 7.5. Understanding the various pieces within it can be very confusing. I spent a whole week playing with the server and development products. Below is a summary of what I found.
I was doing some research on JBoss the other day and found an interesting press release from JBoss. They claim they were the first to release “Java EE 6 via Platform-as-a-Service” with “OpenShift”. While this is certainly true the announcement could cause some confusion about JBoss “support” and “certification” of Java EE 6. Although I
iOS 5 update is around the corner. It borrows quite a few ideas from Android and closes the capability gap with that platform. Specifically, the notification center. Competition is good. Google may be working on many cool new things. But if the updates are forever late to get rolled out to average users, then, what
When developing applications that send out e-mails, it helps to run a local e-mail server. Java Email Server is a simple SMTP server perfect for unit testing. Install Download and extract the ZIP file somewhere, say C:\Program Files\JES. Open the file bin/ntservice.bat using Notepad. Set the JES_HOME_DIR variable to the root of the install folder.
During the first part of this year we have seen a number of WebSphere clients moving to the 7.0 version with their WebSphere environments. Since many clients have WebSphere administrators that are skilled enough where they don’t need the “basic” administration course we are often asked about more advanced training for this group. In support