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Clustered instances of BlazeDS share data and messages across instances.

13 Reasons for Java Programmers to Learn Flex and BlazeDS

Spring support additionally allows to have a mixed client environment. Adobe has never done something that would make me think they are unreliable Is your profile up-to-date?

Adapters make it possible to hook-up specific server side entities. HTTP request-response Web services Remote procedure calls involving objects A possible demoting configuration could be as follows: I haven’t read it through properly yet so I cannot tell how good the book is. After reading this chapter, you should be able to create your own simple BlazeDS project, before learning more about the more advanced features in the official documentation.

Installing BlazeDS is as simple or as complex as deploying a web application in a Java servlet nlazeds. PDF for easy Reference. Thank you for participating in the discussion.

Getting Started with BlazeDS

Only a couple of quick examples are shown to give you a flavor the typical configuration elements. The call returns a SodaModelfilled with your order:.

The core Flex software development kit SDK is an open source framework used for building and maintaining RIAs that look and feel the same across different browsers and operating systems. Joshua – It was only one of his points and was the last one.


I read Adobe docs but I would really have something to compare them and enrich whit I can learn from all the possible sources I can get. Blazedx need to Register an InfoQ account or Login or login to post comments. The JavaAdapter included in the configuration example, is a built-in adapter for plain Java objects, which are also sometimes referred to as POJOs.

Although it’s mentioned upfront that BlazeDS helps connect Flash platform applications to Java, it’s important to define it a bit further.

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Binding support in Flex is fairly superficial. Remoting-config, hlazeds and messaging-config contain configuration pertaining to remote procedure calls, proxy services and message services respectively. AMF3 facilitates a very efficient way of binary transmission of data between the server and the client.

Through the example, I explain the different ways you can use BlazeDS, either with your existing Java applications or with new Java applications.

BlazeDS has acces to all resource pooling strategies that any Java EE web application running in an application server has. Endpoints reside at the BlazeDS end. Being open source, BlazeDS is freely available and can be downloaded from http: The RTMP specification was proprietary until the beginning of this year and has most recently been opened up to public.

For accessing managed entities like Spring Beans or Enterprise Java Beans EJBsyou can use the Blazedx as the translator but you also need a custom factory to help you access these objects, as managed objects reside in a namespace separate from the one that BlazeDS uses to instantiate its own objects.

Check out Christophe Coenraets’ blog. The top level and the first of these four is services-config. Pushing data from the server to the client on the server’s initiative and not as a response to a request. Otherwise, you can extract the Java archive JAR files and use them in your project. Flex has a very blaaeds community, with a lot of community-contributed projects. Check out out ERP product built blazees Flex – www.


Besides, demoting BlazeDS can also act as a proxy server and help access data from domains that are not explicitly trusted via a crossdomain. Surely you have to factor the probablility of this happening into your technology decisions?

For beginners, it’s convenient, appropriate and blzaeds to get the latest release version gook the binary turnkey distribution. Look at the next two figures for some insight into the context. Among others, the BlazeDS proxy capabilities have three important use cases including:.

According to James Ward, a Flex evangelist for Adobe, there is still a large need for blazeda Flex developers. You can include the same robustness in BlazeDS as well. In general, developing enterprise web applications has been notoriously difficult.

During serialization, the serializer eagerly fetches all the JPA and Hibernate persistent objects and sends them across the wire. Flex is the way to go- if you are building truly state-of-the-art gook applications.

BlazeDS – Wikipedia

About Shashank Tiwari Shashank Tiwari is a technology entrepreneur, speaker, author, and innovator. Suppose you decide that you want to add special logging anytime the soda service is called. Matching b,azeds and channels are paired, and that’s when a Flex client and BlazeDS server talk to each other. With these brief configuration examples in place, let’s explore BlazeDS’s pull-based or request-response based communication abilities. I further doubt the Spring brand needs advertising on this forum: The BlazeDS endpoints are Blaseds endpoints.