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[12 Apr 2009 | One Comment | ]
Win a copy of JBoss in Action on Twitter

I’m giving away a copy of my book, JBoss in Action, on twitter.com. To enter you have to follow me and then retweet a message that I have prepared (see below). I’m sure people have done this sort of thing before on Twitter, but due to my naivety, and my neologistic tendencies, I’ll just call this a “Follow-Retweet-Contest” or FoRC since that lends itself to the idea that you are “forking” your message when others retweet it.
I’m doing this in part because I want to promote my book and …

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[3 Apr 2009 | Comments Off on Screencast: JBoss AS 5 Deployment Basics | ]
Screencast: JBoss AS 5 Deployment Basics

This screencast goes over the basics of deploying into JBoss Application Server V5. It covers deployment and undeployment of archive files and an exploded directory structures through drag and drop, command line copy, twiddle, and the JMX console.

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[1 Apr 2009 | Comments Off on Screencast: Starting and stopping JBoss AS 5 | ]
Screencast: Starting and stopping JBoss AS 5

… how to start and stop the JBoss Application Server from …

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[28 Mar 2009 | Comments Off on Screencast: Installing and Exploring JBoss AS 5 | ]
Screencast: Installing and Exploring JBoss AS 5

This screencast covers downloading, installing, and …

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[21 Jan 2009 | Comments Off on JBoss in Action in print!! | ]
JBoss in Action in print!!

I just received my first print copies of JBoss in Action in the mail!

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[3 Jul 2008 | Comments Off on JavaRanch Promotion | ]
JavaRanch Promotion

Peter Johnson and I are doing a promotion for JBoss in Action on JavaRanch. We are officially answering questions related to JBoss and the book from July 1, 2008 – July 4, 2008, but I’ll probably hang out there for a while after in case more questions come in. Feel free to stop by the JavaRanch JBoss Forum if you have any questions.

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[14 May 2007 | 3 Comments | ]

In July of 2005, I received an e-mail from an editor at Manning Publications Co. regarding some articles that I had written about JBoss. They liked my writing style and wanted to see if I was interested in writing a book on JBoss. I pitched a table of contents for a book that would be in their “In Action” series and they accepted it. Now, nearly two years later I, along with my co-author Peter Johnson, are approaching the production stage for our book, JBoss in Action.
Between the two of …

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[14 Mar 2006 | 2 Comments | ]

I’m coordinating the first meeting first DFW JBoss Users Group meeting. The meeting is being sponsored by my company (Valtech) at our office in Addison, TX. Marshall Culpepper (from JBoss) will give a presentation and do live demos on the JBoss IDE.
For more info visit: http://www.dfwjbug.orgTo join the mailing list, e-mail: info at dfwjbug dot org