Java EE 7 includes many new features - one of which is JSR-352, which brings Batch Applications to the Java platform. Here I define a ludicrously simple batch job and execute it on the Glassfish 4 nightly build.
Google's App Engine now provides Endpoints, which offer a simple way to create RESTful services for clients. Here a simple Endpoint is created using the Java API, Maven and Intellij.
The WebSphere Liberty Profile is built for developers - here I take the beta of the Next profile for a spin - using Intellij on the iMac, a new set-up for me.
Reviews of the food and drink venues we enjoyed in Manhattan, New York City during our November 2012 trip to the Big Apple.
Brief write-up of our day trip to see Disneyland Paris - unfortunately minus Mickey Mouse and any of the other characters.