Article archive for 2004

Wednesday, December 1, 2004

WebSphere Application Server 6: what’s it all mean?

When IBM announced WebSphere Application Server version 6, they included support for various Java and Web services standards. Along with this release came the Web services specification, WS-I Basic Profile 1.1, J2EE 1.4, as well as the Java API for building Web services and clients using Remote Procedure Calls (RPC) and XML, and JAX-RPC. Author Bryon Katoaka is here to help shed some light on the new functions and features provided with WebSphere 6, and show how it surpasses previous releases of WebSphere Application Server.

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Monday, November 1, 2004

Extending the capabilities of WebSphere Network Deployment

In this article, author Kadhar Masthan discusses how to extend the capabilities of WebSphere Network Deployment with WebSphere Extended Deployment. He describes the basic features and advantages of WebSphere Extended Deployment over the WebSphere Base and Network Deployment editions.

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Monday, November 1, 2004

Even more adventures with Roller Weblogger

For those of you who have been following along and just don’t remember exactly where we left things, I was just starting think things were looking pretty good when I ran into yet another little snag, this time with the authentication process.

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Monday, November 1, 2004

Further Adventures with Roller Weblogger

When we last left Contributing Editor Jeff Chilton, he had downloaded Roller, imported it into WebSphere Studio Application Developer, configured the database and the security, then launched the application in anticipation of watching that initial Roller home page light up his browser window. The result, however, was that absolutely nothing happened. The application just never started. We rejoin his continuing saga to Weblog with WebSphere.

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Friday, October 1, 2004

Adventures with Roller Weblogger

Contributing Editor Jeff Chilton enjoys a challenge just as much as the next guy, but he admits he’s not all that fond of those marathon endeavors that only serve to remind him of just how ignorant he really is. Jeff’s always been fascinated with the whole blogging phenomenon, and after the relative ease with which he was able to implement JSPWiki on WebSphere, he thought the next logical step would be to do the same thing with a blogging tool. From the various options available, Jeff selected the Roller Weblogger, primarily because he just happened to like it better than all of the others he’s seen.

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Friday, October 1, 2004

Locate your JDBC DataSource in WebSphere Application Server using JNDI

When they start using the WebSphere Application Server, most developers who have worked in application server environments other than WebSphere usually struggle a bit when attempting to locate their JDBC DataSources. Although both the process and syntax are similar enough to appear quite familiar, they’re just different enough to prevent success without a little minor tweaking from what works in other environments. Contributing Editor Jeff Chilton makes it a little simpler by taking us through the process.

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Wednesday, September 1, 2004

Geek out the vote!

When you think about technological innovations, you might think about computers, cellular phones, or even rockets. Yet none of these innovations have changed the world like the simple concept we’ve grown to know as voting. No matter who you support or what your cause, that single, simple action of voting connects you to free people throughout the world, back through history, and forward into an unknown, but hopeful future. This article announces a special program that should encourage you to get out, register, and vote.

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Sunday, August 1, 2004

Setting up a Wiki in WebSphere Studio Application Developer

A wiki is a great piece of collaboration software that is quick to set up, quick to use, and quick to generate a number of benefits. In some ways, a wiki is sort of a low-budget Lotus Workplace Team Collaboration site, without all of the bells and whistles, of course. This article shows you how to set up a Wiki in WebSphere.

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Sunday, August 1, 2004

More on WebSphere and Apache

Back in January, we ran an article about running WebSphere with Apache. You can read it at http://www.webspherepower.com/issues/issue200401/00001204001.html. Some folks were obviously digging around the back issues, because we’ve gotten a couple of comments that may be useful to other readers.

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Thursday, July 1, 2004

Upgrading WebSphere Studio to Version 5.1.2

If you’re interested in upgrading WebSphere, this article will give you a great overview of each of the steps necessary.

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