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Cloud Foundry Now Supports Play!

By May 31, 2012

Cloud Foundry now supports Play 2.0 as a first-class framework. Play is a lightweight, stateless, web-friendly framework for Java and Scala. Developers can leverage this event-driven non-blocking IO architecture to build highly scalable applications. Play 1.0 applications were previously deployable to Cloud Foundry as WAR files. Play 2.0, which doesn’t have built-in support for WAR files, can now be … Continue reading “Cloud Foundry Now Supports Play!”

Running Standalone Web Applications on Cloud Foundry

By May 11, 2012

In this final post of the four-part series on deploying standalone apps to Cloud Foundry, we will explore how to build and deploy JVM-based web applications that aren’t packaged as traditional WAR files. This includes applications that are built on top of an NIO Framework like Grizzly or Netty (notable frameworks include Blue Eyes and … Continue reading “Running Standalone Web Applications on Cloud Foundry”

Running Workers on Cloud Foundry with Spring

By May 9, 2012

In the two previous posts in this series, we discussed using Cloud Foundry’s new support for standalone apps to deploy worker processes. We looked at an example using Resque for Ruby apps. In this third installment, we explore using Spring to create workers in Java apps. Also in this series: Cloud Foundry Improves Support For Background Processing … Continue reading “Running Workers on Cloud Foundry with Spring”

Running Resque Workers on Cloud Foundry

By May 3, 2012

Also in this series: Cloud Foundry Improves Support For Background Processing Running Workers on Cloud Foundry with Spring Running Standalone Web Applications on Cloud Foundry We introduced Cloud Foundry’s new “standalone” applications feature in the first post in this four-part series. In this second installment, we will look at the most common use of a standalone … Continue reading “Running Resque Workers on Cloud Foundry”

Cloud Foundry Improves Support For Background Processing

By May 1, 2012

Cloud Foundry has significantly enhanced support for worker applications that perform background processing by allowing applications to run on CloudFoundry.com without the application container. Cloud Foundry applications are no longer limited to Web applications that respond to HTTP requests. Instead, they can be run as executable or “standalone” applications. A standalone application is one that … Continue reading “Cloud Foundry Improves Support For Background Processing”

Cloud Foundry Now Supports the Rails Console

By February 8, 2012

Ruby and Rails developers can now remotely access the popular rails console using the Cloud Foundry command line tool (VMC). This new feature enables inspection of the Cloud Foundry Runtime App environment, troubleshooting application issues in runtime, and even the ability to modify data “on the fly” for one-off admin tasks.  Using the new vmc rails-console command, developers can target … Continue reading “Cloud Foundry Now Supports the Rails Console”