Thinking of Flex in London

September 27th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

After running with my colleague Victor an advanced Flex training in London,  we kept asking ourselves, “Why we liked it better than many of similar events from the past?” No, it’s not because London is a nice city to visit…. continue reading

Data Synchronization with BlazeDS: Handling AUTOINCREMENT

April 13th, 2009 by Victor Rasputnis

Upcoming release of the ClearDataBuilder supports AUTOINCREMENTed property in the DataCollection items populated from databases based on autogenerated values like MSSqlServer/ Sybase identity, or Oracle’s sequence, and so forth. All you need to do is add identity parameter to the… continue reading

Max 2008. Blog #0.

November 14th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

Leaving for MAX 2008 in a day. Had to sign the Speaker’s agreement. This is not unusual, but this time it was a 5(!) page agreement. Lawyers run America. How do you like this clause: “Speaker shall take all necessary… continue reading

Java EE 6 or don’t leave home without a projector

September 9th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

Yesterday, we’ve had a meeting at  Princeton JUG – Reza Rahman has been giving a sneak preview of JEE  6 .   The meeting started with a little surprise – projector in the place we meet has not been working.  Man,… continue reading

Will make three presentations in the next two days

August 18th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

Tomorrow, I’ll be speaking in New York City at Enterprise Flex symposium.  If you can’t make it, on Wednesday, I’ll be speaking in the evening at New Jersey Flex Users group (see for details). Regards, Yakov Fain

A screencast of DTO2FX, code generator of DTO objects for Flex/Java remoting

August 18th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

If you use Flex remoting and the server side Java sends DTOs (a.k.a. value objects), check out our new free Eclipse plugin called DTO2FX. I’ve recorded and published a screencast (17 minutes, 10MB), showing you how it works. You can download… continue reading

The Beta of Java/AS DTO generator DTO2Fx is out

August 17th, 2008 by Valery Silaev

As a part of our release of the Clear Toolkit 3.0 Beta, we made available  an Eclipse plugin called DTO2Fx. This is code generator for the ActionScript  data transfer objects used for Flex remoting based on their Java peers. The… continue reading

Open Sourcing LCDS

August 10th, 2008 by Anatole Tartakovsky

I finally finished the slides for one day Enterprise Flex Symposium on August 19, 2008 in New York City. The first session I will be presenting goes through the differences between BlazeDS and LCDS and explains how to get all the… continue reading

Twenty five grand or bad RIA practice

June 21st, 2008 by Yakov Fain

This is called The Instinct Java Developer Contest. Actually, the first prize is $20K + up to $5K as free membership (?!) in the developer’s program. Details are here. This sweet deal was backed by Sprint that’s promotes Samsung’s Instinct… continue reading

Flex is strong because of Java

June 14th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

I’ve got an email stating that AOL finally abandoned the ugly Java applet that was used in the ICQ2Go , the Web version of hugely popular (about 30M users) instant messaging system. The person who sent me this email also… continue reading