Deploying WildFly Swarm Applications To Heroku

WildFly Swarm applications can be deployed to Heroku, simply by adding a few files to the deployment. In this post, I'll show the changes that are needed to be made to a WildFly Swarm application and how to then deploy the application to Heroku. I'll show how to deploy my...

WildFly Swarm Maven Changes

Last week, a new version, 1.0.0.Alpha6 of WildFly Swarm was released. One of the main features of this release, from a development point of view, is the simplified handling of dependencies within a project's pom.xml file. All of the artifactId values for WildFly Swarm dependencies have been simplified from wildfly-swarm-artifactName...

NetBeans Darcula Theme

A new Darcula theme based upon the Darcula Look and Feel for IntelliJ has been released as a plugin for NetBeans. This new plugin can be installed via the NetBeans Tools | Plugins option so there is no need to manually download the plugin to install it. After installing the...

WildFly Swarm - Deploying Java EE Applications As Standalone Jars

WildFly Swarm provides an easy solution for deploying Java EE applications as a standalone Jar file. This makes it very easy to deploy applications, particularly REST or web services. Swarm is very similar to Spring Boot in that respect, in that it enables web (.War) applications to be developed quickly...

Mastering NetBeans Book is released

I’m pleased to announce that my new book, Mastering NetBeans, has been released by Packt Publishing. You can get full details of the book on Packt’s web site at https://www.packtpub.com/application-development/mastering-netbeans The book contains 10 chapters each describing different aspects of NetBeans and how to get the most from using NetBeans....