Showing posts from March, 2007

First MoBlog Attempt

This is my first attempt at blogging from my phone. I had to come back and edit it a bit. It seems that only the last block of text in the message is accepted. The first picture is of my oldest son in our van, and the second one is of my youngest at the park.

Red Hat Developer Studio

In the interest of full disclosure, I should note that I'm an employee of Red Hat. JBoss did a demo of the new combination of Exadel, Red Hat Developer Studio, and JBoss IDE at EclipseCon . The demo ran through creating a Seam based application from nothing more than a database. It used Seam-Gen, a code/descriptor generation tool included with Seam and integrated into the new development platform. In very short order, I was able to reverse engineer EJB 3 Entity Pojos, and generate a basic CRUD UI to manage all those entities. Then with just a few tags, I was able to add Ajax support to the application using the included Ajax4JSF tag libraries, as well as add in rich controls from the included RichFaces libraries. Finally, I was able to integrate BPM and Rules into the application by drawing out a business process (or coding it in XML) and then binding code to the steps in the process. I simply needed to let Seam know about the process, and it was invoked automatically from