Java

Job Scheduling in Java, why Flux?

I recently came across this interesting question on Job Scheduling in Java in the widely popular experts-exchange website. Unfortunately, you require subscription to see “expert” answers, unlike Stack Overflow. Here is my take on this FAQ: 1) Is it possible to use Sun’s own java.util.TimerTask for my complex report scheduling? Read more…

By Arul, ago
NetBeans

CXF + JPA Tutorial moved to Google Sites

Last week, I migrated the tutorial “Developing a loan processing application using Apache CXF & JPA in NetBeans” from NetBeans wiki to Google Sites. The NetBeans wiki migration late last year screwed up the contents of both the tutorials that I had contributed to NetBeans. Considering the future of NetBeans Read more…

By Arul, ago
Java

SOAP over RESTy Client

JAX-RS runtime allows applications to supply entity providers which maps services between representations (via @Produces and @Consumes) and their Java types. The entity provider interfaces MessageBodyReader and MessageBodyWriter defines the contract that supports the conversion of a stream to a Java type and vice versa. Lets write a simple JAXRS Read more…

By Arul, ago
Java

RestTemplate, the Spring way of accessing RESTful services

The central API for accessing RESTful services in Spring 3 is RestTemplate. It is like any other template mechanism provided by Spring for the client side access. The default implementation uses the java.net package for creating HTTP requests. RestTemplate can be backed by Commons HttpClient using ClientHttpRequestFactory. Using Commons HttpClient Read more…

By Arul, ago