Arjan Tijms

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Payara Tools 1.0 - New and Noteworthy

23 Apr 2019

 

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EE Security in Relation to JASPIC, JACC and LoginModules/Realms

16 Apr 2019

Java EE 8 introduced a new API called the Java EE Security API (see JSR 375) or "EE Security" in short.

 

This new API, perhaps unsurprisingly given its name, deals with security in Java EE.  Security in Java EE is obviously not a new thing though, and in various ways it has been part of the...

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New in Payara Server 5.191: Remote EJB via HTTP

26 Mar 2019

Payara and GlassFish have supported classic remote EJB since its inception. Classic remote EJB uses RMI-IIOP (Remote Method Invocation over Internet Inter-ORB Protocol ) for transport and CSIv2 (Common Secure Interoperability Protocol Version 2) for security.

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Glassfish 5.1 Release Marks Major Milestone for Java EE Transfer

29 Jan 2019

 

Today Eclipse GlassFish 5.1 has been released, and unlike the modest increase in version number might suggest, this truly marks a major milestone. Not just for the GlassFish project itself, but for Java EE and moving Jakarta EE forward even more.

 

A Look at The History of GlassFish

 

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Jakarta EE 9 - 2019 Outlook

18 Jan 2019

As presumably well known by now, Java EE is in progress of being transferred to the Eclipse Foundation. A lot of work, partially behind the scenes, has been done to make his happen. This work included discussions between vendors and other interested individuals, the vetting of the code in the...

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New Feature in Payara Server 5.184: Allow Use of Different Security Providers via JCE API

07 Dec 2018

Java SE comes with many security primitives upon which Java EE builds. JAAS for instance is a well known API in this context, from which Java EE uses the Principal, Subject and to some degree the LoginModule types. The Java EE security APIs JACC and JASPIC make direct use of these types.

 

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A History of Microservices and How the Payara Platform Provides a Powerful Solution

26 Nov 2018

For some time now there has been an undeniable growth of interest for Microservices, as somewhat evidenced by the following graph from Google Trends:

 

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Security Features of Payara Server You Don't Know About - Authorization Modules

30 Oct 2018
For a long time, the Java EE security system has had a quite cool, but   woefully underused, feature; pluggable authorization modules. The authorization modules are provided by a specification called Java Authorization Contract for Containers, aka  JACC

 

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Consuming a REST Service

07 Sep 2018

A REST Service in Java EE can be created using JAX-RS. The contents of such service can be consumed using ordinary HTTP requests to a URL. URLs are typically kept simple and have a logical pattern, so it's easy to type them manually in e.g. a browser. This is different from SOAP, which...

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Securing a REST Service

05 Sep 2018

If you're building a REST service, then that REST service will expose some kind of data or will allow some kind of interactions with a server. For instance, consider a Facebook REST service that allows you to retrieve your chat history. Naturally you don't want just anyone looking at that...

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