Alan Williamson's personal output as a Java Champion, BlueDragon Founder, J2EE Architect,
Large Scale Cloud expert, Author, Speaker, and Internet Guru
Using MongoDB from within CFML has just got a whole lot easier thanks largely to the efficiency and speed offered by the new 'cfscript lanaguage=java' interface layer in OpenBD
Sunday, 5 December 2010
You can write CFML CFC using tags and cfml-script, but now, you can also write them in Java, straight on the page. Added a whole bunch of extra goodies to the cfscript language="java" support.
Saturday, 6 November 2010
I've updated the core OpenBD CFML CFSCRIPT implementation by adding support for pure Java to be used. If you can hit refresh on a browser then you can do Java development!
Sunday, 24 October 2010
Monday, 1 February 2010
Tuesday, 1 December 2009
Thursday, 26 November 2009
Tuesday, 24 November 2009
Java5 officially dies today. Let us mourn the passing of a revolution in Java development and look at the legacy he leaves us.
Friday, 30 October 2009
A very simple POJO Java class for accessing all of the features of Amazon's SQS web service. Full API support. No dependencies. Just use it!
Monday, 31 August 2009
A very simple POJO Java class for accessing all of the features of Amazon's SimpleDB web service. Support for all new methods including select, and batchputattributes. No dependencies. Just use it!
Friday, 10 July 2009
I was recently interviewed for java.sun.com on the wonders of cloud computing and java
Friday, 20 March 2009
Atlassian has just released their new version of their continuous build integration suite, called Elastic Bamboo. This is a way for you to automatically and scale out your build and testing requirements by using Amazon's EC2 platform.
Tuesday, 10 March 2009
Good night Gracie, Apple has left the building. Developers are probably the most important part of any products eco-cycle, this is the last group of people you want to upset. Can you imagine Java without JavaOne? Unthinkable.
Tuesday, 16 December 2008
GoGrid is an alternative cloud platform to the likes of Amazon. They too have an API allowing you to build your own UI. If you want a complete single no-fuss Java class to control GoGrid, then look no further.
Wednesday, 22 October 2008
Kirk Pepperdine has started to move his benchmarking knowledge to the world of clouds. We are going to start seeing some real reports as one of the worlds leading Java performance tuning experts turns his attention to the world of clouds.
Thursday, 16 October 2008
Access Amazon's SimpleDB via a Java class that has no other dependencies or external libraries. Code as it should be. Uncomplicated and works.
Tuesday, 7 October 2008
Last week I had the pleasure of visiting the SUN campus, where I was given a tour of a lab that makes James Bond's Q lab look like a childs room. We've forgotton what SUN actually do. Maybe they have too.
Thursday, 7 August 2008
Running Windows3.1 within your nokia N810 internet tablet, and if thats not enough, how about Linux inside an applet inside your browser?
Friday, 18 July 2008
If you are going to be in London next week, then pop along to the CloudCamp meet up, to discuss all the latest going on's in the world of cloud and ondemand computing
Monday, 7 July 2008
Alan Williamson is the Technology Evanaglist with SpikeSource. He is also the original architect behind BlueDragon (a Java based CFML engine) and Blog-City (a blogging community built using BlueDragon). He writes, he talks, he codes!
Saturday, 10 May 2003