Using the JAX-RS 2.0 Client API with WebLogic Server 12.1.3

As part of the JAX-RS 2.0 support we are providing with WebLogic Server 12.1.3, one really useful new feature is the new Client API it provides, enabling applications to easily interact with REST services to consume and publish information.

By way of a simple example, I'll build out an application that uses the freegeoip.net REST service to lookup the physical location of a specified IP address or domain name and deploy (more...)

Using JAX-RS 2.0 in WebLogic Server 12.1.3

We've been working on adding some Java API updates to the coming WebLogic Server 12.1.3 release.

One that I think is going to be very popular is JAX-RS 2.0, which includes some useful new capabilities around filtering, interception and a really useful new client API.

 In the WebLogic Server 12.1.3 release we are providing this in the form of an optional shared-library that contains: the JAX-RS 2.0 API, (more...)

WebLogic Server – Using OSGi Bundles with Java EE Applications

The WLS 12c (12.1.2) release includes a new feature that enables OSGi bundles to be installed and used by deployed applications.

The full documentation is here:

http://fmwdocs.us.oracle.com/vol/doclibs/middleware/production/E26099_01/wls/WLPRG/osgi.htm#BGBJJHFA

In short this feature enables WLS to create an OSGi framework (Apache Felix 4.03) in which (more...)

WebLogic Server 12.1.2 – Schema Files

The XSD files for WebLogic Server 12.1.2 are located from this landing page:

http://www.oracle.com/webfolder/technetwork/weblogic/index.html

Or directly on the 12.1.2 specific page:

http://www.oracle.com/webfolder/technetwork/weblogic/wls_12.1.2.0.html

WebLogic Server 12.1.2 – Zip File Updates

I love the zip file distribution.  It's the flavour of WLS I mostly use.  Unzip, configure, go.  Delete it to remove it, start all over again.  Install it from a Maven goal.  Easy.
Small point to note is that the zip file distribution has been (more...)