Archive from March 2020
In this day and age, securing enterprise platforms is a challenge that developers and consultants tackle in an uninformed manner, producing subpar solutions in most cases. To combat this pattern, third-party security services such as Auth0 have been devised to externalize the security of services, and they focus on stable implementations of common enterprise use cases (identity management, OAuth compatibility, and so on), and platforms such as Eclipse MicroProfile allow for their easy integration with enterprise Java microservices. Moreover, in combination with Kubernetes, MicroProfile is a very powerful tool to simplify securing microservices, monitoring them and creating reproducible deployments.
Being productive gives developers a sense of satisfaction and fulfillment. That's why increasing developer productivity is always our priority and we are consistently working towards improving the Payara Platform developer tools and the developer experience.
In this blog, we will show you how to configure a Project in the Apache NetBeans IDE to enable Auto Deploy and Hot Deploy mode.
The Auto Deploy and Hot Deploy mode are helpful for developers to run and test an application immediately after making changes to its sources without restarting the Server or manual redeployment to maximize your productivity where Auto Deploy is the feature of Apache NetBeans IDE and Hot Deploy is the feature of Payara Server. Hot Deploy mode is currently only supported in Apache NetBeans IDE as an experimental feature.
Transport Layer Security (TLS) was introduced as a replacement for Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). TLS is a cryptographic protocol which provides secure communication between a client and a server. It also provides a mechanism by which information is not tampered with, falsified or read by anyone other than the intended receiver. TLS 1.3 was released in August 2018 to replace the widely used TLS 1.2. TLS 1.3 comes with stronger cryptographic algorithms and brings in major improvements in performance, security and privacy, which will be discussed in this blog.
Starting with the latest Payara Platform 201 release, we've made changes to how we build and report our future platform roadmap. We recently introduced the Payara Reef initiative to enhance our communication with the Payara community, and as part of the Reef initiative, we are also introducing the Open Roadmap for the Payara Platform.
It's been a little while since the last update. Your humble author has been on the road, most recently DevNexus in Atlanta where we met many awesome people and had a great time. We also just published our latest release Payara Platform 5.201. We wont lament further, as usual we have kept our eyes open and have been squirrelling away some great content.
Below you will find a curated list of some of the most interesting news, articles and videos from this month. Cant wait until the end of the month? then visit our twitter page where we post all these articles as we find them!
I talked in JakartaOne Livestream Japan held at 26th of February 2020 as behalf of Payara Services Team!
The first Payara Platform release in 2020 is out. Highlighted updates include new End-to-End data encryption and the extension of the Monitoring Console. The release includes 31 bug fixes, 5 new features, 12 improvements and 21 component upgrades!