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Friday Morning Keynotes
By jarcher - 4/25/2007 Tired and weary from the week, I made it to the final day's morning keynotes which were inpsiring, informative, and entertaining.
Simplifying Service-oriented Applications with Apache Tuscany
By jarcher - 4/25/2007 On Thursday I attended a session named Simplifying Service-oriented Applications with Apache Tuscany Jeremy Boynes, which discusses the Service Oriented Application pattern for connecting applications as services to one another, and relying on the assembly framework to handle the connections. Apache Tuscany is an early implementation of a system to handle the linkages and leaving the applications with very simple interfaces to implement. The implementation is language-agnostic, and has many interesting features:
Building Java Web Applications with Tapestry
By jarcher - 4/25/2007 On Wednesday I attended a session named Building Java Web Applications with Tapestry by Howard Lewis Ship, which detailed the Tapestry framework, a framework for creating web interfaces that is very similar to Apple's WebObjects frameworks. The framework understands concepts of application, page, and components, and
Harish's entries on his blog
By jarcher - 4/25/2007 Harish has posted a good deal on OSCON at his blog, Busy IT Bee
Open Source Performance Monitoring Tools, Tips and Tricks for Java
By jarcher - 4/25/2007 On Friday I attended a session named Open Source Performance Monitoring Tools, Tips and Tricks for Java by Matt Secoske, that covered a number of different tools to help profile and monitor performance for Java applications. Some of the important issues he covered in his talk were:
Deploying Rails Apps with Capistrano
By jarcher - 4/25/2007 On Wednesday I attended a session named Deploying Rails Apps with Capistrano by Mike Clark, which introduced Capistrano, a rails application for deploying rails (and other technology) applications to multiple machines in multiple configurations. All of the configuration is done in ruby, and it's very simple to set up and to customize. The command set allows not only for deployment but also rollback of code sets, as well as data migration advances and rollbacks.
Java and Ruby Integration
By jarcher - 4/25/2007 On Wednesday I attended a session named Ruby for Java Programmers by Ugo Cei, which detailed several methods to get Ruby and Java to work together. Several projects were mentioned for either using Ruby inside of the Java compiler, or using java inside of Ruby:
OSCON 2006 is over -- I have lots to blog
By jarcher - 4/25/2007 I'm at the airport now at 4:30, and I've been so very busy with all the work and all the fun and all the learning, that I havent' had a chance to post anything for days! I have tons of entries that I will start to crank out now -- hopefully they are of use to someone out there. Sameer and Harish also had a similiarly excellent (albeit busy) time. I've got a lot to take home and process now from the conference.
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