LJC Conference #3 is a one day event where you can attend a wide range of talks, workshops and practical sessions, drawn from the experiences of those in industry. Its a great opportunity to learn with up to 50 sessionsduring the day, including lightning talks, open source project overviews, workshops, discussion groups and presentations.The conference will start with a keynote talk on "The future of the Java Ecosystem" and then split off into different session tracks throughout the day, giving you an opportunity to experience a wide range of topics and ideas.
Apache Geronimo v2.1.6 server has passed the SUN's JEE5 Certification Test Suite. Downloads are provided for both Windows and Unix (including Linux, Mac OS X) operating systems. Each Geronimo server package includes one of two possible Web containers, Tomcat or Jetty. Please choose the download with your preferred Web container in the name. Both Tomcat and Jetty are fully supported in Geronimo.
The IBM Rational Development Tools for OSGi Applications help you build enterprise applications that benefit from the modularity, dynamism, versioning, and third-party library integration provided by the OSGi applications framework.
The Open Service Gateway initiative (OSGi) Alliance framework is becoming increasingly popular. It provides great mechanisms for developing modular and dynamic applications. The recent OSGi Service Platform Release 4 V4.2 specifications introduced the Blueprint Container specification. In this article, learn how the Blueprint Container provides a simple programming model for creating dynamic applications in the OSGi environment without adding complexity to the Java™ code. Numerous examples help get you started with the Blueprint XML file and the component XML definitions.
The OSGi Alliance is a worldwide consortium of technology innovators that advances a proven and mature process to create open specifications that enable the modular assembly of software built with Java technology. The OSGi Service Platform facilitates the componentization of software modules and applications and assures interoperability of applications and services over a variety of networked devices. The OSGi Service Platform is delivered in many Fortune Global 100 company products and services and in diverse markets including enterprise, mobile, home, telematics and consumer.
The alliance provides specifications, reference implementations, test suites and certification to foster a valuable cross-industry ecosystem. Member companies collaborate within an egalitarian, equitable and transparent environment and promote adoption of OSGi technology through business benefits, user experiences and forums. The alliance also promotes collaboration among important ecosystem players within and outside the OSGi Alliance in order to provide the market with innovative solutions based on open standards.
The IBM WebSphere Application Server V7 Feature Pack for OSGi Applications and Java Persistence API 2.0 is now GA & enables productivity through a simplified component model and delivers enhanced performance through new relational database access standards.