Supporting multiple languages in ADF applications backed by resource bundles – and programmatically controlling the JSF locale0
Java (Web) applications typically make use of a built in structure for centralizing (and internationalizing) boiler plate text; it is called Resource Bundle. Usually, resource bundles are implemented using property files – one per supported More >
- support keyboard (function key based) navigation in rich ADF Web pages (in addition to mouse based actions)
- support online and inline editing of customized (per context) resource bundle entries
- create a stand-alone viewer that allows users to inspect images (jpeg, tiff), PDF documents and Word and Excel documents
While working on these requirements, I have used – through Google, my main tool – a large number of very valuable resources on the internet. From the Oracle Technology Network Forums (OTN) to StackOverflow (http://stackoverflow.com), from personal blogs to corporate white papers as well as formal documentation – I have picked an incredible number of brains in a very condensed period of time.
I did not stop to leave notes of gratitude on all the sites I have come across. So I thought – for my own future reference as well as to pay some hommage to all these sites and individuals that helped me and to provide some insight in what challenges I faced and how I addressed them – to write More >
Recently I did an audit on a WebLogic 11g platform of one of our customers. There were many problems with the availability of their JAVA Applications. Some of the problems we’re platform related ( installation, configuration and infrastructure related) but a lot of them already existed in an earlier stage at application programming and configuration level.
So I decided to bundle some tips for JAVA programmers how they should configure their EJB, MDB and Servlet applications when they will be deployed on a WebLogic cluster.
This is an example of a typical EJB application architecture in WebLogic Server:
Some hints and tips:
Create simple Java application to post JSON message to CometD Bayeux Channel using Apache HttpClient and Maven style NetBeans project0
The objective discussed in this article is to post messages to a CometD Bayeux Channel with a standalone Java Class – without dependencies on CometD. For example to control from Java the Slideshow introduced in the synchronized Slideshow demo application created using CometD (see previous articles Push based synchronized Slideshow demo application implemented using CometD and jQuery running on Tomcat and Publishing to CometD Bayeux Channel from inside the Oracle Database â€“ PL/SQL based push to CometD Web Client ).
This article describes the creation of a simple Java Class leveraging Apache HttpClient to post HTTP requests (JSON messages) to a CometD Bayeux Channel. The main point is to show working code with the lest dependencies, not an optimal program (it is far from optimal). The article demonstrates how NetBeans and Maven conspire here to make the task as simple as possible. The Maven support in NetBeans allows me to simply create a new Maven style project of (arche)type Java Application.
Publishing to CometD Bayeux Channel from inside the Oracle Database – PL/SQL based push to CometD Web Client1
In recent articles, I have introduced CometD as framework for Server to Client and Client to Client Push: Running CometD 2 examples â€“ locally on Tomcat using Maven and NetBeans http://technology.amis.nl/blog/14709/running-cometd-2-examples-locally-on-tomcat-using-maven-and-netbeans, CometD 2 Java Client Sample â€“ open project in NetBeans based on Maven pom file, modify sources and run Java Based Comet Client (http://technology.amis.nl/blog/14720/cometd-2-java-client-sample-open-project-in-netbeans-based-on-maven-pom-file-modify-sources-and-run-java-based-comet-client) and Push based synchronized Slideshow demo application implemented using CometD and jQuery running on Tomcat (http://technology.amis.nl/blog/14870/push-based-synchronized-slideshow-demo-application-implemented-using-cometd-and-jquery-running-on-tomcat).
CometD allows web clients (or stand alone Java clients) to subscribe to Bayeux channels maintained by the CometD Server (Servlet). These clients can publish messages to the channels and CometD will deliver the messages to all or to selected clients – in a push-fashion. This makes it possible to push messages from the Java server side of a web application to web More >
Stand-alone Java Client for jWebSocket Server – communicating from Java Client to Web Clients and vice versa over WebSockets0
In a previous article, I have discussed the open source jWebSocket Server and a simple installation and configuration (http://technology.amis.nl/blog/14940/first-steps-with-jwebsocket-open-source-java-framework-for-websockets-installation-and-running-samples). Subsequently, I have shown the implementation of a web client for a synchronized Slideshow application, where WebSocket communication is used to perform Client 2 Client push (http://technology.amis.nl/blog/14949/push-based-synchronized-slideshow-web-application-implemented-using-websockets-and-jwebsocket-server-the-open-source-java-websocket-server). In a third article I have explained how jWebSocket server can be integrated with a Java application that can start the server and interact with it (http://technology.amis.nl/blog/14973/implementing-a-java-server-side-component-for-jwebsocket-server-for-websocket-interaction-with-web-clients). Finally in this article I demonstrate how a stand alone Java Client can connect to a ‘remote’ jWebSocket server and open WebSocket interactions with it.
The functionality realized in this article is a simple Java application that listens to slide selection events as pushed from the clients More >