5 Reasons to use my services

  1. 1
    WebSphere Author
    You may not know, but I am one of the most well-known WebSphere authors and have several books published.

    IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide

    IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide

    WebSphere Application Server 7.0 Administration Guide

    WebSphere Application Server 7.0 Administration Guide

  2. 2
    Community Knowledge Transfer
    For many years I have been contributing to the IBM WebSphere community. I continually share insights via my top ranking knowledge sites and blogs.
  3. 3
    WebSphere Training
    I have spend many years training Administrations & Support staff alike on the fundamentals of WebSphere Application Server and related IBM product in the WebSphere brand. If you have any need for training please contact me via Learners International.

    Learners International was founded in 2012 to produce affordable Middleware Training.

  4. 4
    WebSphere Consulting

    Infrastructure Architecture

    Need advice about your WebSphere architectures? I have worked for many clients around the world and so have extensive skills acquired from helping customers plan their WebSphere Application Server environments. I also have many years of SOA and ESB practical, hand on experience.

    Trouble Shooting

    In almost mot my roles I have applied by knowledge and insights of the WebSphere brand, thus helping my customers with not only WebSphere related issue, but also Java and JEE application issues.


    Ask anyone I have worked with I am sticker for documentation. In a world where Knowledge Transfer is paramount, you can be assured I will encourage documentation for any process I am involved with as part of any engagement.

  5. 5

    I pride myself in my ability to communicate. I am an enthusiastic and passionate individual. I strive to do my the best for my clients and the people I work with.

Welcome to the Websphere Blog

Steven Robinson is a JEE specialist consultant focusing on Oracle WebLogic Server, IBM WebSphere Application Server and and RedHat Jboss.

I have created this blog to allow some of my knowledge to spill out into the JEE community. As a result of many years as an IT consultant, I have helped many organization’s in both Europe and the United States of America, to sort out issues and problems with Java-based application-server platforms.

I provide expertise in the following areas.

  • Training and knowledge transfer
  • Advanced Jython scripting
  • Java debugging and general JEE problem solving
  • JEE Application packaging
  • Server build including Build/Deploy automation such as Continuous Integration
  • Mobile application provisioning
  • JMS and WMQ Messaging (Internal and External)
  • WebServices, SOA and ESB

Use the blog to learn about the three big JEE Application Server platforms: IBM WebSphere Application, Oracle WebLogic Server and RedHat JBoss. Looking through these pages within you will find Tutorials, answers to common questions and sample scripts.

To suggest content you can reply to my JEE Topic Suggestions page or post questions to my FAQ page.

Cheers, Steve

Recent posts in my IBM WebSphere knowledege base

28 Aug 2012
August 28, 2012

WebSphere & JEE FAQ

August 28, 2012 Blog 336 Comments

This post is designed as a place to post your questions on JEE and Middleware Topics. I am not monitoring these full-time, but I do answer as many as I can, when I can. Please appreciate I have limited time to hep everyone,but I do try to help as many people as I possible can… read more →

28 Aug 2012
August 28, 2012

WebSphere Blog Content Requests

August 28, 2012 Blog, Consulting 4 Comments

This post is place to submit suggestions for blog articles. I use suggestions posted by you to decide what are the relevant areas that people need help and support for within the Middle-Ware space.   If you need to ask question, then please post to the JEE and Middleware FAQ   Note: I am not monitoring this.. read more →

11 Aug 2012
August 11, 2012


August 11, 2012 WMQ 0 Comment

You attempt to put messages onto a WebSphere MQ cluster alias queue, that has a base queue that is also a cluster alias queue. This second cluster alias queue is hosted on a second cluster queue manager and has a base queue that is a cluster queue in another queue manager. You receive a reason.. read more →

What are my customers are saying… “Steve Robinson’s books are the best ‘quick start’ guides to WAS I’ve come across useful for people coming over from other application servers or for the seasoned professional to quickly flick through in order to remind themselves of ‘that awkward command that’s on the tip of my tongue’. With.. read more →

Very Basic example of a Jython File-Handler class read more →

What do you get when you buy a Gold Package from “The Middleware Shop” (http://www.themiddlewareshop.com) In the example of the WebSphere Application Server 8 Network Deployment Essentials course, when you purchase the “Gold Package”, you get access to the Gold Membership and full access is granted to the course material. Below is an example of.. read more →

The Middleware Shop announces the long awaited “WebSphere Application Server 8 Network Deployment Essentials”  training course. It is available for purchase and download from http://www.themiddlewareshop.com/2012/03/25/was8-gold-package/ There are 20 modules in the “WebSphere Application Server Essentials” course which can be purchased for $99.95 (normally $249). Includes All 20 modules. Includes exercise labs, code and samples. Includes.. read more →

Some simple concepts that help with using Jython to deploy applications. When installing an application and you want to know all the options for binding resources and virtual hosts etc in your Jython script, the quickest way to learn is to record a deployment using the console. In my example I am using WebSphere Application.. read more →

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When running Jython code I get the following error. The solution is simply that the Jython string has an extra ” in the code. x += indent*3 + ‘print “@ClassName@: Saving configuration after setting new attributes“‘ read more →