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iPhone and SSL

One of the problems I ran into while working on our iPhone app (see past post) is handling SSL connections. It works just fine with proper certificates, but we have several machines with self-signed SSL certificates. The normal NSURLConnection in the iPhone SDK just rejects connections to a server with a self-signed certificate, and there isn’t an obvious API to get around that. A few searches turned up a way to override part of NSURLRequest or something like that, but…

Dan Allen Interview at JBoss Word – Seam update

JBoss World is winding down. It has been a good few days in Chicago. We have had the chance to catch up with some old friends and meet some new ones. Our next sit down is with Dan Allen, a good friend of Chariot’s and a JBoss developer who wrote Seam In Action. Also, check out longer interviews with Dan at Chariot TechCast: Dan Allen on Seam, Part 1 – Dan Allen on Seam, Part 2. Dan – we are…

Interview with Manik Surtani, Infinispan

Here is the next interview we conducted at JBoss World which featured Manik Surtani of Infinispan. If you watched the interview with Emmanuel, you heard that Manik’s talk was one he was highly anticipating. Manik is the lead at Infinispan and also for JBoss Cache. Here are the links Manik mentions in this video: http://www.infinispan.org http://blog.infinispan.org http://twitter.com/infinispan He also asked us to include this one: http://infinispan.blogspot.com/2009/08/podcast-on-infinispan.html Thanks to Manik for his time.

Video Interview: Emmanuel Bernard at JBoss World

As promised, here is the first of our interviews at JBoss World. Emmanuel Bernard was our first guest. The content is great, but our camera skills need some improving! Emmanuel Bernard, author Hibernate Search in Action Emmanuel’s blog is http://in.relation.to/Bloggers/Emmanuel if you need more information about Hibernate.  Also, we have recorded a Chariot TechCast, episode #25, if you want to hear more about Hibernate Search and JSR-303.  Click here for the podcast episode page. Check back later as we post…

Chariot iPhone Application to Monitor Java App Servers

We at Chariot have been working on an iPhone application to monitor Java EE application servers. Dubbed “ServerMonitor,” the application can connect to an application server and monitor various aspects of the system.The application uses RESTful web services to communicate with a monitoring web application. This web application communicates with the JMX Server on the application server and relays the information to the iPhone client. Features Although this is an alpha version of the application, and we are soliciting feedback,…

First evening at JBoss World

We had a very nice start to our time at JBoss World last night.  There was an opening party from 6-9 in the Partner Pavilion where the attendees mingled with the exhibitors. We were able to interview Emanuel Bernard and Manik Surtani.  I hope to upload those later today.  If not, they will be up on the blog early next week.  We also were able to catch up with Greg Hinkle, lead of the JON team at JBoss.  Greg was…