Author Archives: Abhishek

About Abhishek

Java EE & distributed systems junkie who frequently blogs at abhirockzz.wordpress.com as well as simplydistributed.wordpress.com. Oh, I have also authored a few (mini) books, articles, Refcards etc. :-)

Try out JSON-B 1.0, JPA 2.2 using Java EE 8 on Glassfish 5 & Docker

Glassfish 5 Build 11 is now available – with support for many of the Java EE 8 specifications e.g. JAX-RS 2.1, JPA 2.2, JSON-B 1.0 etc. For more details check out the Aquarium space. This blog covers test driving couple of new additions in this build – … Continue reading

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CDI (2.0) Async Events

Glassfish 5 builds for Java EE 8 are rolling along… here is another Docker based example on Github. This time it’s asynchronous events in CDI 2.0 (JSR 365) Steps Just follow the README… just a bunch of docker commands to get … Continue reading

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Java EE + Debezium

I just published a post – Debezium test drive. It uses Kafka and Java EE… check it out if this interests you Cheers!

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Glassfish 5: JAX-RS SSE quickstart

Latest Glassfish 5 build 08 was announced today which includes JAX-RS 2.1 (JSR 370) integration. I am fond of Server Sent Events (SSE), so let’s take it for a test ride – here is a Docker based quick start on Github … Continue reading

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Validate JAX-RS query parameters

  It’s easy to validate parameters in JAX-RS using filters – ContainerRequestFilter to be specific. There are other options at your disposal e.g. using (CDI or EJB) interceptors, or injecting (HttpServletRequest using @Context) Scenario – Validate query parameter passed in by the … Continue reading

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Accessing HTTP Session in WebSocket endpoint

It’s possible to obtain a reference to the HttpSession within a WebSocket application using a custom implementation of ServerEndpointConfig.Configurator Here is an example application on Github Steps… Override the modifyHandshakeRequest method call the getHttpSession method on the HandshakeRequest object which is passed into the … Continue reading

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kafEEne #2: Kafka & Concurrency Utilities

Yet another blog post of the kafEEne series – this time, its Java EE Concurrency Utilities in action along with Kafka. As usual, the code is on Github and you can refer to the README on how to get this up … Continue reading

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Consume from Kafka topics using Message Driven Beans

Thanks to the recently released Payara Kafka Connector, you can now consume messages from Kafka using Message Driven Beans! Here is a Docker based example for trying it out. Quick overview A @Singleton bean fires a producer process which run in … Continue reading

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kafEEne #1: Websocket & Kafka

Say hello  to kafEEne ! A blog series which will show Kafka and Java EE examples This one is about Kafka + (Java EE) Websocket API. Code is on Github and you can refer to the README on how to get this … Continue reading

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Redis CDI example….

Here is an example of a CDI producer for Redis using the Jedis (Java) client for Redis. Check out the project README to get this up and running…. Below is a quick summary Use of CDI Qualifier Two types of … Continue reading

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