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BIRT offers several ways reports can be deployed. The AJAX based BIRT viewer can be deployed to your application server, the BIRT tag libraries can be used or you can deploy the Report Engine in your application. You can also modify any of the above options, given that the source is av...
Versioning in software is as old as software itself. So, one should assume we are able to handle versions pretty good right? Well, you can’t be more wrong. Versions at the moment – and this holds true for ALL programming languages and concepts I know off – haven’...
Recently I have described methods that can be used to access Spring Beans from the BIRT Engine. These examples are intended to be illustrative and not comprehensive. In both of these examples I used the BIRT engine to retrieve Spring objects within the scripting environment. In this ...
In Apache Tuscany, we have been experimenting with Google Android Platform to build Mobile SOA Applications, and we now have couple Android based samples that demonstrate a Android mobile application consuming SCA services available on the cloud. Store-android: A front end to our "S...
Several examples are already available on the web, which demonstrate calling the BIRT engine from a Spring MVC application.Integrating BIRT with Spring in
I managed to get an variant of Tuscany SCA helloworld-jsp working on Google App Engine. The application is now up and running at [1]. The composite contains implementation.java, implementation.web and a JSP using SCA taglibs.During the bring-up, I made a few minor changes to Tuscany 2....
When designing BIRT reports that contain charts, the developer has many ways a chart can be customized. One way is to implement a script event handler either in JavaScript or Java. The chart engine currently supports over thirty hooks for implementing
We have released Exadel JavaFX Studio plug-in for Eclipse version 1.0.2 . The biggest feature in this version is error markers in the editor. Previously the compiler would run and report the errors in standard Eclipse console but wouldn’t put error markers in editor. How to get sta...
The training covers the Flex client, Eclipse & Flex builder, the Flash virtual machine & how the Flex application development process is designed. It covers Actionscript, how events are handled, and layouts in a constraint based container. The material is similar to the first three day...
Today we released Exadel Studio JavaFX plug-in for Eclipse version 1.0.1. Here is what’s new in this version: New icons (screen shots - this was a previous minor update) Updated menu actions (now available directly on the perspective) Compiled with JDK 1.5 for Mac OS suppor...
Today I received a foundation email with this little nugget in it:Pursuant to the Eclipse Foundation Bylaws, the Eclipse Foundation recently amended the Eclipse Foundation Bylaws and Membership Agreement. As required by the
Just a quick note that the http://opencloudmanifesto.org website is now live.Direct Link to the manifesto is available here > http://opencloudmanifesto.org/opencloudmanifesto1.htmSupporters include.-----------------------------------------------Akamai, AMD, Aptana, AT&T Corp., Boom...
Sun's CEO Jonathan Schwartz has been reviewing Sun's three major strategic imperatives, and the company's progress going in to its next fiscal year. As industry blogs go, the three entries he's produced so far are miniature masterpieces.
Let me start with a simple scenario.  You are writing a BIRT event handler and you expect the user to set a UserDefinedProperty that will guide the event handler code.  How do you handle the situation where the user forgets to add the
As mentioned in the recent Apache Tuscany SCA 2.0 M1 Announce, Tuscany is moving to support running in an OSGi enabled environment. What exactly does that mean and what are the benefits?As Tuscany is implemented in the 1.x release, all dependencies are included in one monolithic runtim...
A good number of times when I've been asked about the module facility (NBM) in the NetBeans Platform, I've been also asked whether there is compatibility with OSGi modules (which, BTW, are the technology used by Eclipse Platform). Some times...
The Apache Tuscany team are pleased to announce the 1.4 release of the Java SCA project.Apache Tuscany provides a runtime environment based on the Service Component Architecture (SCA). SCA is a set of specifications aimed at simplifying SOA application development. These specifications...
The Chart Engine that is delivered as part of the BIRT project offers a lot of functionality. Not only can you extend most of its features, the chart engine also offers hooks to do scripting (either in Java or JavaScript). Scripting can be very useful
Hi Folks, This has been a truly excellent discussion. What I've learned is that, good or bad, people do use multiple models - XML and object-oriented/procedural. And people do use data binding tools to map XML data into OO objects and procedural code. In my initial post (below) ...
Hi Folks, ANALOGY - BROWSER WARS Until recently there was much disparity in browser support for the standards (HTML, CSS). As a consequence you oftentimes saw on Web pages: "This Web page is best viewed in the _______ browser." Alternatively, Web page designers w...
Last week at IBM Montpellier the upcoming OSGi 4.2 release got a bit closer, and Yan Pujante presented LinkedIn's requirements. Peter can't believe what Yan is saying... ! In the now usual pattern for a two-day expert group face to face, the first day was given to the core platform exp...
This release officially supports Eclipse 3.4/Ganymede with WTP 3.0 and introduces support for site root-relative paths. All customers and evaluating users are encouraged to upgrade.
The first alpha version of JBoss Tools 3 <a href="http://www.jboss.org/tools/download/index.html#development">out</a><br><br>The highlights in this release are: Ganymede/Eclipse 3.4, Graphical Seam pages.xml editor, Hibernate in Dali, Portlet wizards, ...
Yesterday David Bosschaert and I gave the first demo of the new design for distributed OSGi, based on the current draft of the Enterprise Expert Group's RFC 119, at the OSGi Community Event in Berlin. Download PDF of Demo Overview "Demo Dolly" David Explains Distributed OSGi Demo The g...
Most of the challenges in developing Ajax applications is dealing with the development lifecycle of creating applications for the various browsers. Despite the fact that Dojo attempts abstracts away the pecularities of the various browser platforms,
Most of the challenges in developing Ajax applications is dealing with the developmentlifecycle of creating applications for the various browsers. Despite the fact that Dojo attempts abstracts away the pecularities of the various browser platforms, there are stillgoing to be cases whe...