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Mustache: Effective Parallel Web Development Using Logic-less Templates

By Elbert Bautista

Having successfully completed an extremely fast and agile Java e-commerce project recently, I thought it would be fitting to share some of my thoughts on the process, patterns, and technologies that were used.

datacenterHawk Redefines Search with Broadleaf Commerce

By Broadleaf

Broadleaf Commerce, a provider of open-source ecommerce website development and ecommerce solutions, is proud to announce the site re-launch of datacenterHawk. With just a few clicks, businesses in need of data center solutions can now conduct real-time searches with the criterion of their choosing.

Broadleaf Merge Process 2.0

By Elbert Bautista

If you haven't read the blog post entitled "Broadleaf's Unique Application Context Merge Process Explained", it is worth a quick read to familiarize yourself with the motivations behind it and why it is used. Now, if you've actually worked with Broadleaf and dealt with the merge process in your own implementations, you may have noticed the lack of fine grain control of the whole process.

Preventing Session Hijacking With Spring

By Broadleaf

In this article, we'll cover some of the issues surrounding session fixation attacks, common exploits, various protection mechanisms against it, and also how Broadleaf handles this interesting security problem.

Broadleaf's Unique Application Context Merge Process Explained

By Kelly Tisdell

I'm currently in Washington, DC at the excellent SpringOne conference. I had the honor of presenting yesterday at the conference.

Deploying Broadleaf Commerce 2.0 on Amazon Elastic Beanstalk

By Elbert Bautista

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to deploy the Broadleaf Demo to Amazon Elastic Beanstalk. If you don't have the Broadleaf Demo already built and ready to go, please follow the Getting Started tutorial first.

Why your eCommerce site should integrate with Spring Social

By Elbert Bautista

Despite the recent departure of Eran Hammer, one of the lead authors and editors, from the OAuth 2.0 specification with what would seem to be a crippling end to the very popular protocol, the OAuth 2.0 Sky is in fact NOT falling.

Announcing Broadleaf Commerce Classroom Training

By Broadleaf

Broadleaf Commerce is now offering instructor led training classes in Dallas, TX.

Securing Thymeleaf Forms Against CSRF Attacks in Broadleaf Commerce

By Broadleaf

Security is one of my favorite topics, and I really enjoy working with it any chance I get. Recently, I wanted to establish a really easy way to secure Broadleaf Commerce against CSRF attacks.

Broadleaf Continues to Choose The Spring Framework over EJB 3

By Kelly Tisdell

There's an old saying that it's bad manners to talk politics and religion. It's likely true that the same can be said for discussing which enterprise application development framework is the best - Spring or Java EE 6.

Deploying Broadleaf Commerce 2.0 on Heroku

By Phillip Verheyden

This post is a continuation off of the 1.6 instructions. Most of the instructions are pretty much the same. If you don't want to follow the instructions here, you can check out a ready-to-go Heroku configured application that I have on GitHub.

Broadleaf Now Offers Ratings and Reviews

By Broadleaf

Broadleaf Commerce, the Enterprise Open Source eCommerce Platform, now includes support for Ratings and Reviews of products for the demo site, The Heat Clinic.

Broadleaf Search Now Powered By Solr

By Broadleaf

We are proud to announce Solr-backed searches as a new feature of Broadleaf Commerce 2.0! Solr is a renouned, blazing-fast search index that Broadleaf now uses to produce product search results.

Using Active Directory with Broadleaf Commerce

By Kelly Tisdell

Broadleaf Commerce, an enterprise class, open source eCommerce framework is built on The Spring Framework. As such, Spring Security is a natural choice to provide security for Broadleaf Commerce, even when using an authentication mechanism like Active Directory.

Internationalization in Broadleaf Commerce

By Elbert Bautista

Broadleaf Commerce is an enterprise class, open source eCommerce framework currently available on GitHub here. It is built in Java on top of frameworks such as Spring and Hibernate, among other things.

Broadleaf Commerce Deployed on Cloud Foundry

By Kelly Tisdell

I have been working a lot lately with Broadleaf Commerce and wondered what it would take to deploy it on VMware's Cloud Foundry. There are already a number of blogs and sources of documentation out there describing the simplicity and steps to deploy a Java / Spring web application to Cloud Foundry.

Nobody Ever Got Fired For Choosing Broadleaf Commerce

By Brian Polster

As the president of a small open source start-up company, I sometimes run up against the old saying, "Nobody ever got fired for buying IBM" (feel free to substitute your large company of choice)

Broadleaf Commerce Administration Console Screenshots

By Broadleaf

Version 1.5 includes new administration features based on the new BLC Open Admin architecture. This article provides a preview of a few of the key administration screens.

Additional Features Provided in Version 1.5 of Broadleaf Commerce

By Broadleaf

Broadleaf Commerce Version 1.5 of Broadleaf Commerce includes a revamped administration interface that includes advanced content targeting and promotion management features.

Broadleaf Commerce's lead architect, Jeff Fischer participates in webinar with Terracotta on memory management

By Broadleaf

Jeff Fischer, chief architect of Broadleaf Commerce, spoke with Terracotta on the topic of memory management.