One of the major advantages of Java EE is standards support, Unfortunately, let’s face it, the reality of implementations out there especially the ones that are in the “free for casual development” zone are piss poor.
I wrote up a Java EE application that tries to test as many standards as possible to see how well the following servers will fare:
- WebSphere Classic
- WebSphere Liberty Profile
Continue reading Java EE Standards my foot
There are a few nuances when using WebSphere Application Server Classic and developing your own custom JASPIC implementation. This post details a few that I encountered.
Continue reading Working around WebSphere’s implementation of JASPIC
When developing using web services, we tend have different endpoint URLs for development, test and production. When developing Java EE apps, the best practice is to separate environment configuration from the application to the deployment process (a pattern I rarely see in practice unless already architected in like Curam).
In terms of facepalm moments is when I see an application try to manage the connections to the web services rather than letting the container do it.
Continue reading Setting the endpoint for web services