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Java Day Presentation: "El lado cool de Java" (Spanish)

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El Lado Cool de Java View more presentations from Leonardo Soto The source code for the demos can be seen here…

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java, ruby, inacap

Speaking at "Java Day", sponsored by INACAP Osorno

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What!? Didn't I hate Java? Well. not exactly. I do think that it is used for a lot of tasks in which a more powerful language should be used instead. For example, I think that doing web development in Java on 2011 is similar to have been doing web development…

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jython, django, java

Deploying Django/Jython Projects on a J2EE App Server

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Now that Django runs on Jython out of the box, you may wonder: "How do I deploy the resulting project into an application server (Tomcat, GlassFish, JBoss, etc)"? The answer: ~/myproject$ jython25 manage.py war \ --include-java-libs="/path/to…

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python, jython, java

The Jython Import Logic

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Motivation I think the coolest feature of Jython is the seamless integration with Java. Let say you have the following java class: package com.leosoto; public class HelloWorld { public void hello() { System.out.println("Hello World");…

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python, jython, java

Jython 2.5 Alpha Released!

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As announced by Frank Wierzbicki: Jython 2.5 alpha is out. If you work with Java and love the Python programming language, this is a good opportunity to test this great Python implementation, integrate it with some of your Java programs and tell us how it we…

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python, tips, java

Generic On-The-Fly Deployment

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Once spoiled by dynamic-languages web frameworks, it is hard to go back to one where a manual build cycle is needed before seeing the changes made to the source code on the running application. It must be instantaneous. As you can infer from my latest posts, I…

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advising, java, scala

Null Evilness is a Java fault

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This week Marty touched a sensible spot in his article "Returning None is Evil", where, aside from what's obvious from the title, he claims that this behaviour is something popular on the Java mindset. As many people point out, it doesn't seem like a fault of…