On March 20th, Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform product manager, John Doyle lead a webinar that discussed management and security in enterprise applications. Specifically, John dived into some of the management and security enhancements to JBoss EAP 6.2. Including: Role-based access control for control of management operations. Configuration options for auditing and logging administrative […]
October 24, 2013
I’ve been tossing around the idea of organizing a discussion and whiteboarding event anchored by Eric Schabell, Keeny Peeples, and myself. The three of us have a hands-on background that includes solution architecture and consulting, and together, we provide subject matter expertise for the entire Red Hat JBoss middleware portfolio:
October 16, 2013
I’m a fan of client / server architecture. I believe that…
- the front end should be limited to the presentation tier
- the back end should be limited to the logic / data tiers
- the presentation tier should be separate from the logic / data tiers
- the presentation tier should integrate with the logic / data tiers
I believe that the front end, the presentation tier, should be executed on the client and that the back end, the logic / data tier, should be executed on the server.
October 14, 2013
It’s All About Navigation
Today’s web application often have to provide easy navigation user experiences to the customers to provide the latest and greatest to be accessible by the customer.
For example, a website may want to offer rich, customized menu navigation rather than the out-of-the-box menu portlet or site map portlets. More often than not, the menu may need to visually indicate the current page that it’s on.
October 8, 2013
I am a champion of front end development.
I am a back end developer.
I can do front end development, and I have, but I would prefer not to. It is not an efficient use of my time. I can spend a day developing the foundation for an enterprise application, or I can spend a day troubleshooting a minor user interface issue. A front end developer can spend a day developing the foundation for a mobile user interface, or they can spend a day troubleshooting a minor persistence issue.
October 7, 2013
Context and Dependency Injection (CDI) has been available for a while now – it’s standard with Java EE 6. Red Hat has always been a steward of open standards and breaking new grounds by leading the specifications, such as leading the CDI specification. Thus, JBoss Portal 6.1 is proud to bring CDI to Portal applications!
October 2, 2013
Is this the beginning of the end of web containers (i.e. servlet containers)?
For years, I preferred running Tomcat. It was easy. To install, extract the files. It was fast. It took seconds to start, and it took seconds to deploy a web application.
October 1, 2013
If the key to innovation is creativity and the key to creativity is collaboration, the key to innovation is collaboration. The value of open source lies not within the software, but within the community. The open source community fosters collaboration, and collaboration accelerates innovation.
September 30, 2013
But there is more. Let’s dive into some of these features in more details from top to bottom.
September 25, 2013
Red Hat is looking for a middleware specialist in distributed data and data virtualization / federation to join the sales team. To be more specific, Red Hat is looking for someone with hands-on experience with Infinispan (JBoss Data Grid) and / or Teiid (JBoss Data Services Platform). In addition, knowledge and hands-on experience with competitive and complimentary products (e.g. NoSQL / big data platforms) is welcome.