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Author Archives: Felipe Oliveira

Play! Framework: Why Did I Fall in Love with it


Some time ago, I was the tech lead for a few very large deployments on the Real Estate market for companies like Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Foreclosure.com and HUD. We were running that traditional enterprise Java stack you are probably familiar with – Spring, Hibernate, Solr, etc. It took a few years but we had built a very nice system; ...

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Simple Twitter: Play Framework, AJAX, CRUD on Heroku


So the big announcement is out – Heroku started offering native support to Play Framework applications! If you haven’t heard it, checkout the post from Jesper Joergensen on Heroku’s blog. So for the presentation, I am setting up a very basic Twitter clone; it’s meant to be simple yet it displays just enough of the productivity that Play! provides. I ...

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RabbitMQ Module for Play! Framework


RabbitMQ offers a highly available, scalable and portable messaging system with predictable and consistent throughput and latency. RabbitMQ is the leading implementation of AMQP, the open standard for business messaging, and, through adapters, supports XMPP, SMTP, STOMP and HTTP for lightweight web messaging. This new module allows you to consume and produce messages on a RabbitMQ instance from your Play! ...

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Doclava: Custom Javadoc Doclet from Google


Doclava is a custom Javadoc Doclet from Google, used by Google Guice (see their slight cooler Javadocs). Doclava uses JSilver as its templating engine, a pure-Java implementation of Clearsilver. I personally like the idea of Federated Documents to allow documentations to link and integrate to each other on open projects. Here are the main differences between Doclava and the standard Doclet: Refreshed ...

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