The beauty of open source is that you can easily get your hands on it. Pick a component, download, install, modify and run it. With JBoss it’s no way different and  gets even more simple


On Wednesday June 20, we have free virtual event focused on running EE applications on the Enterprise Application Platform in the cloud. Make sure to register your seat early.


Another good resource I discovered today is the “How to JBoss” feed. It offers an ongoing stream of examples, best practices and general development guides.


Be informed

How to configure the JBossAS openshift cartridge


The OpenShift PaaS environment has updated the JBossAS cartridge to use jboss-as-7.1.0.Final as the server version. In this article Scott explains you can test the new configuration in your own environment. Read more…


Java SE 8 module metadata


David did some work in OpenJDK Penrose around changing the Java SE 8 module metadata from the .java/.class format into JSON. Read more…


Know your tools



The business logic integration platform keeps improving. The week the drools team did release Drools 5.4.0.Final. Your manager is still not convinced? Then consider one of these examples:




Btw: Drools, jBPM and Guvnor are moving from codehaus IRC servers to Freenode.


Stay up to date


Infinispan 5.1.5.CR1: If you're a tree module user in JBoss AS7 , or a an elastic Hot Rod server user ,  or use XA datasources with Infinispan JDBC cache store , you should definitely upgrade to this version!


RichFaces 4.2.2.Final: This release was originally intended to focus on changes required to better align with the upcoming JBoss AS 7.1.2 release. However we had some community members step forward with some fixes, and those contributions ended up turning this release into a reasonable bug fix release! Read more…



Meet and Greet


Measuring performance and capacity planning in Java-based data grids


If you want to find out more about Infinispan, don't miss Mircea Markus at Berlin Buzzwords 2012, at the beginning of June.


OSGI in complex Enterprise Application on JBoss AS7


On Moday 21.05, Thomas Diesler speaks about OSGI in munich. This session gives deep insight in the JBoss OSGi subsytem that is available in the JBoss Application Server.


JBoss Users and Developers Conference


The event kicks off right before JBossWorld on June 25-26th:


All event can be found here: