Garbage First (G1) GC debuts with Java SE 6 update 14

Tony Printezis provided some insight into G1 in JavaOne last year. Now, we can see G1 in action with the latest JDK 6 builds. HotSpot JVM features this new collection mechanism in the recent Java SE update 14 early access builds (since b02). It is not enabled by default as this is still an experimental … Continue reading Garbage First (G1) GC debuts with Java SE 6 update 14

Handling multiparts in Restful applications using CXF

Sergey recently implemented multipart support for CXF JAXRS implementation which is available in 2.2-SNAPSHOT. He talks more about the feature in his blog here. It certainly provides a simpler programming model like any other CXF frontends, which I always liked with the CXF project and prime reason for its growing popularity among developers. It supports … Continue reading Handling multiparts in Restful applications using CXF

Java SE 6 Update 12 early access features 64-bit Java Plug-In

Support for 64-bit Java plug-in finally available with Update 12 early access. This feature request was a 4 year old RFE in Sun's bug database. I just installed this plug-in on my 64-bit vista. Its nice to see your 64-bit browsers verify Java by clicking here. Sun is planning to open source Java Web Start … Continue reading Java SE 6 Update 12 early access features 64-bit Java Plug-In

LoanDB – loan originations system reference implementation

LoanDB is a loan originations system reference implementation. This project will be developed using Java technology frameworks such as Spring (Web Beans in future?), Hibernate (JPA), CXF (JAXWS) and Jersey (JAXRS). The concepts are based on my original toy implementation for the loan processing NetBeans tutorial. The tutorial was primarily focused on developing JPA and … Continue reading LoanDB – loan originations system reference implementation

Handling multiparts in Restful applications using Jersey

Multipart API in Jersey was made available by Craig in the recent 1.0.1 release. This API provides a simple mechanism to read and write body parts from within a restful application. Lets walk through a simple project resource which processes two parts, one JAXB bean and other an image. Add the following jersey maven dependencies … Continue reading Handling multiparts in Restful applications using Jersey