InfoQ, Tim Bray on the Future of the web

2009-03-24 21:45:46 +0100

I often view or read the InfoQ, a site with articles on software development, programming. Almost all content they publish is very good. One I just saw was: Tim Bray on the Future of the web, an interview with someone of Sun. Interesting view has Tim on the web. He's quite sceptical on RIA. Many ordinary users we're quite glad when webapplications came - as they replaces often hard to use applications created using Visual Basic, VC++, Delphi and others with pull-down menu's, ill-designs user interfaces. He also considers a bad thing if the back-button is disabled, many users find very relieving if they can go back once they're confused. Gives you something to think about.
I don't agree for entirely - they're a lot of very good applications too, and there are quite confusing webapplications. But still, maybe for many applications he's right.

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Open JMX consoles

2009-03-23 14:24:21 +0100

If you search on google on DummyResourceAdapter, you'll find (at least currently) a lot of open administration consoles of JBoss, the JMX-console. These consoles should not be available to the open internet, but I guess someone forgot the close them.

Take for example the console of the website called www.ccidgroup.net: what would happen when you hit destroy button on the MBean Inspector of the ROOT.war ?

JBoss

JMX MBean View

MBean Name: Domain Name: jboss.management.local
name: ROOT.war
J2EEServer: Local
J2EEApplication: jbossweb-tomcat55.sar
j2eeType: WebModule
MBean Java Class: org.jboss.management.j2ee.WebModule

...

destroy

I haven't tried and I've sent a mail to webmaster@domain - but I'm slightly curious.

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