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A JavaFX 8 Stock Ticker application

Since Java SE 7, update 6 , JavaFX is part of the Java SE, it is officially replacing Swing as Oracle’s UI library for Java, and it runs on (any) desktop, mobile, and within the browser (applet). Java SE 7 includes version JavaFX 2.2, Java SE 8 includes JavaFX8, i.e. the version we will use here.

In this blog, I would like to demonstrate how to create a simple stock ticker, written in JavaFX. Data will be fetched by calling a REST service from
The url for the REST service returning the stockprice :

Enabling hardware acceleration for Android SDK emulator on Linux

When using the Android SDK for testing mobile applications (for instance, created with MAF, Mobile Application Framework), you can utilize the GPU for hardware acceleration on the Windows platform. This will greatly improve the performance of the emulator. To be able to use the acceleration, you’ll need to install a separate package called Intel x86 Emulator Accelerator (HAXM installer).

RMOUG15 Wrap-Up – Art of BI Software was There

We just wrapped up our 2nd conference event in Denver, Colorado at the Rocky Mountain Oracle User Group (RMOUG). This was the first time we sponsored the RMOUG event. There was a fantastic turnout with experts in all areas of Oracle technology. It was an excellent opportunity to expose many of the Oracle Database Administrators […]

Reading VCAP_SERVICES Postgresql service credentials within Bluemix

The following shows how you can easily read the VCAP_SERVICES postgresql credentials within your Java Code using the maven repo. This assumes your using the ElephantSQL Postgresql service. A single connection won't be ideal but for demo purposes might just be all you need.

1. First add the maven dependency as follows. This will add WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile to your project

Extracting Data from Cloud Apps

I think that it would be easier if the cloud application can be aware of the data integration needs and publish the interfaces proactively. Here are some basic requirements for the applications that can be considered as data integration friendly: 1. Publish the object data model This is required for source analysis. For example, here is […]

5 Minute JavaScript #8 Framework Design

In the last blogpost we talked about closures and how they provide a great way to hide variables and functions from the outside world. We can combine our knowledge about namespaces and closures to create a simple framework.

Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015 Now Open for Registration!

I’m very pleased to announce that the Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015, running in Brighton and Atlanta in May 2015, is now open for registration.

Should Remote Satellite Server be used for Edge Caching?

Should Remote Satellite Server be used for Edge Caching?
Lately, I have come across a few clients wanting to use WebCenter Sites Remote Satellite Server (rSS) as an edge cache – to cache content closer to the end client. Typical pattern is the client wants to have WebCenter Sites delivery servers in a data center in US and serve the Asia Pacific traffic using Remote Satellite Server in Asia/Pacific. The client wants to know if this is a good practice.

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