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Native code interop with JNA

In enterprise situations you will often find a mashup of polyglot systems, many systems and many languages working together. The glue that commonly binds different systems are databases. You can imagine though, that going through the database, using a network connection, is not always always suitable. In many cases a simple local in-process call offers the necessary performance gains. For … Lees verder Native code interop with JNA

Fix CacheManager with same name grails-cache-ehcache

[box type=”shadow”]Or: “getting parallel deployment to work when using EhCache”[/box] Caching During our regular Grails development work, we apply both Hibernate with second level caching and Spring method level caching. They both use EhCache by default. This seems to be the only mature implementation choice for the Grails platform. All this used to work fine (so we thought) until we … Lees verder Fix CacheManager with same name grails-cache-ehcache

Exploring Ceylon

Redhat has released Ceylon 1.0 beta! Including a new release of the eclipse IDE plugin which means it’s actually starting to become usable and who knows even practical. The classes from both languages, java and ceylon, work together like peas in a pod! Don’t believe me? Just follow the instructions on installing Ceylon (which is really easy if you know … Lees verder Exploring Ceylon

AutoBean restrictions in GWT

When transferring data from server to the client (javascript) application in GWT, one option is to use the built-in AutoBean framework. According to the documentation, it’s pretty straightforward and problem free: The reality though is, that the documentation may be a little to ‘concise’ and does not explictly cover all constraints. The whole system in short work like this: … Lees verder AutoBean restrictions in GWT