A jqGrid Integration Solution

Robert Rice Java, Spring, Technology Snapshot 1 Comment

jqGrid is an Ajax-enabled JavaScript control that provides solutions for representing and manipulating tabular data on the web. Since the grid is a client-side solution loading data dynamically through Ajax callbacks, it can be integrated with any server-side technology, including PHP, ASP, Java Servlets, JSP, ColdFusion, and Perl. JqGrid is extremely robust, but with that comes a price; the amount …

Component-Based Java Frameworks

Adrienne Gessler Java, Spring, Technology Snapshot 2 Comments

I have recently had the opportunity to work on an application utilizing ICEFaces ICE components and have been learning more about the product. This was the first time I have had the opportunity to look at some of the component-based libraries and to work with JSF. Originally, I thought I might give a little tutorial on how to use some …

Getting Started With Spring Batch, Part Two

Jonny Hackett Java, Spring, Spring Batch, Technology Snapshot, Tutorial 17 Comments

Now that we’ve had a high level overview of some of the simple and basic features of Spring Batch, let’s dive into what it takes to get up and running. The main purpose of this quick and simple tutorial is to give you a starting point for exploring Spring Batch to see if you’d like to implement it for one …

Introducing Spring Batch, Part One

Jonny Hackett Java, Spring, Spring Batch, Technology Snapshot, Tutorial 12 Comments

Have you ever heard someone say “Man I wish we had a toy like that when I was a kid! That would have been awesome!” For me, that’s usually when I’m wrapping the latest entry in Nerf’s arsenal for Christmas, someone’s birthday or any time my kids and I are running through the house attempting to shoot each other in …

Spring Batch Unit Testing and Mockito

Jonny Hackett Java, Spring, Spring Batch, Technology Snapshot, Testing 9 Comments

I have a huge fascination with reality TV shows in which something is created.  My favorite of this genre is the Chip Foose-led “Overhaulin” series that aired on TLC for several seasons. The premise of the show is that Chip and his team take someone’s old muscle car and completely restore the car to show-quality status within a week, and …