WEB4J Java Web Application Framework

Another simple web framework. According to official website the primary design goal of WEB4J is to always exercise deep compassion for you, the application programmer, to make your tasks as simple, natural, and as effective as possible. The framework should take on as much pain as possible, so that, in the end, you experience as little pain as possible.

Livescribe Smart Pen

In JavaOne 2008 conference, Livescribe announce Livescribe Smart Pen.

Livescribe Smart Pen

Of course, main function of a pen is for write, but this Livescribe Smart Pen can do better. Livescribe Smart Pen can record what you write on paper and transfer it to notebook which is bundled with pen. Livescribe Smart Pen has powerful hand writting recognizer. Also Livescribe Smart Pen can record sound and can transfer to notebook.

Netbeans 6.1 Has Been Released

NetBeans is proud to announce the availability of NetBeans IDE 6.1 for download!

Netbeans 6.1

NetBeans IDE 6.1 supports a wide range of open source scripting technologies and offers improved performance. This release extends language support beyond Java technology by providing a rich set of features for C/C++, JavaScript and the Ruby language, including Ruby on Rails.

One of the downloads available is an Early Access preview of support for PHP. Advance versions of new modules, such as JavaScript debugger, support of ClearCase, AXIS, and Hibernate are available as separate plugins.

NetBeans IDE 6.1 also contains all of the improvements made in 6.0 including: the new smarter editor, next generation of the ground-breaking GUI builder (formerly known as Project Matisse), visual mobile designer, integrated profiler, and Java EE 5 support.

Mural, Open Master Data Management from Sun Microsystems

The Mural community is an open-source community with the purpose of developing an ecosystem of products that solve the problems in Data Management through a collaborative community-driven approach. Leveraging the OpenESB and Netbeans communities, the Mural community seeks to build a foundational open-source data management infrastructure to form the basis of Master Data Management initiatives (i.e., CDI, PIM) and of traditional datawarehousing and business intelligence initiatives. It will also provide data services for SOA initiatives and Enterprise Web 2.0.

Mural Achitecture

The Mural community includes the following set of core components:

  1. Master Index Studio – Provides the capability to create any domain specific master index through the matching, de-duplication, merging, and cleansing of data from various data sources.
  2. Data Integrator – Provides extract, transform, load capability and supports a wide variety of data sources, including relational as well as flat files, spreadsheets, XML, and newer sources such as HTML tables and RSS Feeds. It is also exposed as a Service Engine in OpenESB.
  3. Data Quality - Features matching, standardization, profiling,and cleansing capabilities.
  4. Data Mashup – Provides server-side data mashup capability, having multiple forms, such as exposing data services for enterprise mashups and providing real-time views of information for master data consumers.
  5. Data Migrator – Provides the ability to migrate database objects across database instances.

Source : https://mural.dev.java.net/