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Using Backbone.js with a RESTful Java Back-End

In a previous post, RESTful services with jQuery and Java using JAX-RS and Jersey, I demonstrated how to build a RESTful API using JAX-RS and Jersey, and how to build a jQuery application that leverages that API. The application used as an example was a Wine Cellar management application. In follow-up posts, “Backbone.js Wine Cellar […]

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Building Apps with jQuery and JAX-RS – Sample App

In my previous post, I discussed the process of building RESTful services in Java using JAX-RS and Jersey. As an example, I shared a web application that provides a simple RESTful API for an Employee directory application: /rest/employees — Returns all employees /rest/employees/1 — Returns an employee identified by id (employee 1 in this case) […]

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Flex / Spring Mobile Test Drive: Learn the Best Way to Build Java-Backed iOS, Android and PlayBook Apps

Flex is a powerful application framework for building first-class mobile applications for iOS, Android, and the BlackBerry PlayBook using a single programming model, a single tool, and a single code base. If you are a Java developer, the Flex programming model is also easy to master because it is syntactically very close to Java. The […]

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Flex 4 Sample Application using a Java Back-End, BlazeDS 4 and Flash Builder 4 Data Wizards

I put together a new Test Drive environment to allow you to explore the development of Flex 4 applications with a Java back-end using the new “Data-Centric Development” features of Flash Builder 4. These features include service introspection, value object and service stub generation, etc. This Test Drive is still work in progress: it currently […]

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New Update to the Spring BlazeDS Integration Test Drive

I made some additional changes to the Spring BlazeDS Integration (RC1) Test Drive: The Test Drive now includes an annotation-based configuration sample (the Company Manager sample). Spring annotations such as @Service, @RemotingDestination, @Autowired, @RemotingInclude, and @RemotingExclude make it really easy to configure your beans and make them available through Remoting. As an example, here is […]

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New Test Drive for Spring BlazeDS Integration RC1

UPDATE: An updated version of this Test Drive is available here SpringSource just released the RC1 build for the Spring / BlazeDS integration project. The key new feature in RC1 is the integration of the BlazeDS Message Service. I updated my Spring BlazeDS Integration Test Drive to showcase the messaging integration. In addition to Remoting […]

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