Archive for September, 2010

Playing around with the Android Animation Framework

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Animations add some spice to our Android applications and the offered animation framework makes it easy to create custom animations and tweens.

So lets dance around and create some animations ;) ..


Creating a SOAP Service using JAX-WS Annotations

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

It is possible to create SOAP webservices with only a few lines of code using the JAX-WS annotations. In a productivity environment you might prefer using contract-first instead of code-first to create your webservice but for now we’re going to use the fast method and that means code-first and annotations olĂ©!


How to create a simple Messaging Application using RabbitMQ 2 and Maven

Sunday, September 5th, 2010

Having read an interesting comparison by Lindenlabs evaluating modern message broker systems like ActiveMQ, ApacheQpid and amongst others – RabbitMQ – I wanted to take a quick look at the last one and built a small application producing and consuming some sample messages.

If you need some lecture on getting started with RabbitMQ or the key concepts of messaging I strongly recommend reading this list of introductional articles from the RabbitMQ homepage.