September 24, 2013

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The potential of Red Hat JBoss xPaaS services for OpenShift

Red Hat has just announced its strategy for JBoss xPaaS services for OpenShift, the industry’s first unified offering that brings a comprehensive set of enterprise services into a single PaaS environment.

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September 23, 2013

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Creating Responsive Portal Applications with Red Hat JBoss Portal 6.1 Beta

One Design – Everywhere!

How can you design portlets and portal applications that are useable on desktop browsers, but also useable on a mobile platform, such as a smartphone or a tablet?  That is typically a problem with existing portal implementations and difficult to deal with.  In fact, some may need to resort to custom code that will check for mobile devices based on user agents, and then redirecting mobile user to a different website.

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September 19, 2013

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Need to meet business priorities? Accelerate development.

The business priorities may include increasing enterprise growth, delivering operational results, accelerating innovation, and increasing satisfaction.

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How can the right middleware help meet these priorities?

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September 16, 2013

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Using Social Media Integration in Red Hat JBoss Portal 6.1 Beta

Social Portal

JBoss Portal 6.1 was designed with social media integration in mind to tailor use cases that are relevant in today’s web-based applications. For example, when configured, JBoss Portal can let new users to sign up and register by using Facebook, Twitter, or Google+.

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September 11, 2013

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Improve Uptime, Security, and Efficiency of Java Applications

Red Hat and Straveda will be delivering a webinar tomorrow on Red Hat JBoss Operation Network.


You know that middleware is essential to keep your business running smoothly. But are you getting the most out of your middleware? Red Hat JBoss Operations Network can help you manage, simplify, and control your Red Hat middleware platforms and applications.

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September 10, 2013

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Poll Results: Do you have a data grid?

I created a poll last October: Do you have a data grid?

I removed it in July after creating two new polls, but here are the results.

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September 10, 2013

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PaaS: OpenShift, Architecture, and Success

Next week, Matt Hicks and Bill DeCoste will be delivering a webinar on how to design and deploy applications to the cloud.


How to design code for the cloud and enjoy the benefits of PaaS

Designing and coding cloud-ready applications is essential to your business’ future success. So take advantage of the resources you have. Letting your developers use their existing skills can help you meet your growing application-development needs.

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September 9, 2013

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Accelerating Innovation – Automating JBoss Deployments with RapidDeploy

MidVision is hosting a joint webinar with Red Hat this week on the topic of JBoss migrations.

Thursday, September 12th September @ 10:00 AM CST

David Sayers (Co-Founder, MidVision) and Ronan Kirby (ISV Alliances, Red Hat) will be discussing how MidVision’s RapidDeploy solution can be an important support to a middleware migration strategy, helping organisations move from proprietary technologies to JBoss. This is a great opportunity to understand more about new developments in practices like Continuous Delivery and DevOps, and to ask questions!

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September 9, 2013

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Exciting New Features in Red Hat JBoss Portal 6.1 Beta

Introducing JBoss Portal 6.1

On July 25, 2013, Red Hat hosted a webinar to present some exciting new features of JBoss Portal 6.1. The webinar can be replayed online by following this link.

In the webinar, we’ve introduced 4 major new features coming in JBoss Portal 6.1, including:

  • Social Media Integration
  • Mobile Friendly Support
  • CDI Support in standard Portlet and Portlet Filter
  • Navigation API support as part of JBoss Portal’s Public API

In the next couple of weeks, we’ll dive into each of these areas in more detail using real examples built for the webinar, which utilizes all of the new features in a single, coherent, portlet application. The code is available in my GitHub repository if you can’t wait to see it.
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August 30, 2013

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It’s Friday – A love letter to my TG16.

Dear TurboGrafx-16,

You are my TG16, and I love you. You were my first true love. I will always remember unpacking you on Christmas. I’m married now, but that’s a different kind of love. It doesn’t change how I feel about you. Continue reading…