Links for July 1st through July 5th
Sonatype Blog » Wait… you don’t have a repository manager? – If you develop Java-based or .NET-based software and you don’t use a repository manager you might as well just wear a shirt emblazoned with the words: "Doing it wrong and proud of it". Here are some very basic reasons why you shouldn’t just accept the fact that your group doesn’t want to use a repository manager:
How to create a simple Restful Web Service using Jersey JAX RS API » the Open Tutorials – Java provides support for Restful web services through Java API for RESTful Web Services JAX-RS. The complete specification is available as JSR 311. JAX-RS is an annotation-based API for implementing RESTful web services, based on HTTP, in Java.
Is Kanban the New Scrum? – Kanban focuses on limited WIP and suggests a short cycle time. Having regular cadences is recommended. Scrum focuses on short, regular cadences and suggests limited WIP. If you're doing them well, both paths lead to the same place.
SpringMVC on JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 on OpenShift on Vimeo – This video demonstrates how quickly and easily you an get started building Spring MVC applications using a provided Maven archetype in JBoss Developer Studio (jboss.org/developer) targeting JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 in the cloud at OpenShift.
Accessing your code for your OpenShift Application via Windows Explorer using TortoiseGit | OpenShift by Red Hat – This blog describes integration of the OpenShift Windows Client Tools with Windows Explorer. TortoiseGit provides an easy to use graphical context menus and graphical user interface (GUI) for code revision control as an alternative to the command line tools.
Mobilize Your MongoDB: Building MongoDB Mobile Apps with OpenShift PaaS Part II – This is the second part of a blog series that details how to develop a mobile application that is backed by MongoDB and a PaaS. MongoDB makes a great companion to this mobile application given its ability to shard and the nature of being able to store JSON documents with little data manipulation required.
AppInfo – display always current version of your software even when automatically deploying from CI server – AppInfo is a small library providing the easy way to show always valid, automatic updated information about a version of running software in your web/desktop Java application. Especially useful with automatic builds from CI server deployed on QA.
API Load Testing with Server Monitoring – A check engine light – loadUI Pro comes with one major feature that differentiates it from loadUI – Server Monitoring. Let’s find out what it is and how it can help keep your API out of the breakdown lane.
Top Java frameworks rated by developers | Open source reviews by real users – Top Java frameworks rated by developers
Microsoft’s Downfall: Inside the Executive E-mails and Cannibalistic Culture That Felled a Tech Giant | Blogs | Vanity Fair – Microsoft’s Downfall: Inside the Executive E-mails and Cannibalistic Culture That Felled a Tech Giant
MVC is dead, it’s time to MOVE on. – To re-iterate: MVC is awesome, but it's designed with decades old technologies. MOVE is just a update to make better use of the new tools we have.
The RedMonk Programming Language Rankings: February 2012 – Our data, then, indicates that Java remains – in spite of the fragmented programming language landscape – a viable, growing language.
Google’s Project Glass Lets Technology Slip Into the Background – Disruptions – NYTimes.com – When technology gets out of the way, we are liberated from it. Wearable computing will free us from peering at life through a 4-inch screen. We will no longer have to constantly look at our devices, but instead, these wearable devices will look back at us.