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First glance at Scala

April 14th, 2010 No comments

Today I took a first glance at Scala at the Paris JUG monthly meeting. Scala is a programming language which runs on the Java Virtual Machine.
I have not compiled a single line of code in Scala yet but I saw enough code to get a decent idea of it.
When you think Scala, think about the functional programming paradigme. A function can be a value.
The first speaker, Sader Drobi, showed us a few examples of code to illustrate the advantages of passing a function as a parameter.

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Autocomplete with jQuery, Struts 2, EJB 3 and JPQL

April 8th, 2010 No comments

If you are looking for a way to fill a field and perform a live search, in an asynchronous way, look no further.
jQuery autocompleter is a jQuery plugin that performs real-time autocompletion of a text-field.

You need jQuery and the jQuery plugin autocomplete of course.

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Categories: Ajax, EJB 3.0, JPQL, jQuery, Struts 2 Tags: