February 01, 2011
Mark Wielaard: New GPG key.
Finally created a new GPG key using gnupg. The old one was a DSA/1024 bits one and 8 years old. The new one is a RSA/2048 bits one. I will use the new one in the future to sign any release tarballs I might create. pub 2048R/57816A6A 2011-01-29 Key f...
February 01, 2011
Andrew Hughes: [SECURITY] IcedTea6 1.7.8, 1.8.5, 1.9.5 Released!.
We are pleased to announce a new set of security releases, IcedTea6 1.7.8, IcedTea6 1.8.5 and IcedTea6 1.9.5.
This update contains the following security updates:
The IcedTea project provides a harness to build the source code from OpenJDK6 u...
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How to use GlassFish application versioning
Few weeks ago, a new “awesome” feature made appearence in the GlassFish Milestone 1. This feature, the “Application versioning”, aims to help you deal with the multiple versions of your Java EE applications in a simple and easy way with the usual GlassFish administration commands.
This feature allows users to deploy multiple versions of the same application in a GlassFish server at runtime with only one version enabled at a time. The application versioning provides a full set of commands to interact with the versions of an application naturally integrated in existing CLI commands.
The “versions” of an application can be pretty much anything because a version is really just a qualifier so you can use you maven version identifiers for instance (SNAPSHOT, BETA, etc ... ) or anything you want as version. Also there is no notion of “version sequence” so you can easily switch to any version from any other (actually GlassFish deals with a version like it’s an individual application).
And now, a little user story. To present how to use application versioning, let me introduce Robert
Robert is a Java EE developer and a GlassFish enthousiast since long time. Robert uses GlassFish on his laptop, on a “Continuous Build” server and on the production server. Right now, Robert is writting a very cool Java EE application, called “Foo”, and hopes to become ...
Date: August, 30 2010