Clarity Accounting: Online Accounting Software using GWT and Hibernate with GlassFish
By arungupta on Dec 28, 2008
Are you a small business or self employed professional looking for a SaaS accounting solution ? Clarity Accounting provides an online accounting solution by building a simple flexible model with plenty of access to information.
The solution is hosted on 3tera AppLogic Grid using Linux on commodity Intel hardware. The solution use traditional EJB, Servlet and Web services for the core infrastructure. Hibertate and Hibernate Search are used for database abstraction with PostgreSQL backend. Google Web Toolkit is used for the user interface.
They use GlassFish as the application server because they were recommended it is the "best one to start with". They also like it because of better standards compliance with EJB3 and dont-have-to-edit-XML-configuration file approach possible because of admin console.
The detailed GlassFish questionnaire provide additional details on all of the above.