I put together Java sample applications using Spring 3.1. Using
Spring’s Environment abstractions, we can gather details about the
0 replies - 2882 views - 04/24/12 by Gordon Dickens in Articles
I have a couple of quick notes for any aspiring java architects. Please read them carefully and think about them.
Adding layers is BAD
In general, you...
6 replies - 20940 views - 04/24/12 by Michael Mainguy in Articles
As Software Developers, our passion can sometimes be all
encompassing. You can find a new language or framework and something
inside you lights a...
0 replies - 4823 views - 04/24/12 by Douglas Rathbone in Articles
We know streamlined search utility building is a major need in the tech industry right now. Amazon's recent Cloud Search announcement is evidence of that. ...
0 replies - 4079 views - 04/21/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
Last night I was invited to go along to the Facebook offices in
London and attend a tech talk on how Facebook do release engineering and
0 replies - 12077 views - 04/20/12 by James Betteley in Articles
Integrating applications and making them play nice is something developers and architects struggle with on a daily basis. There's a plethora of ways to do...
0 replies - 10377 views - 04/15/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
Twitter is a big proponent of knowledge sharing and open source software. It's also well known that Twitter moved away from Casandra, and turned back towards...
0 replies - 15731 views - 04/09/12 by Chris Smith in Articles
In a recent blog on I received a comment from Wojciech Soczyński
about how the “strategy” pattern can be used to enforce the Single
2 replies - 6841 views - 03/31/12 by Roger Hughes in Articles
I heard of virtualization 5 or 6 years ago and at the time, I
didn’t understand the real implications of its use, save it was a tool
toward an agile...
0 replies - 2832 views - 03/28/12 by Nicolas Frankel in Articles
Sometimes you just don’t want or need the complexity of a fancy
distributed transaction manager or complicated RPCs to coordinate a
0 replies - 2683 views - 03/28/12 by Ricardo Zuasti in Articles
One of the powers of RDBMS
as we use them today are constraints. I use unique indexes, not null
constraints and foreign keys on a regular basis and if you...
0 replies - 2920 views - 03/27/12 by Jens Schauder in Articles
In part one I explain the main idea behind this approach and in part two I start this example. Please read parts one and two before reading...
0 replies - 2420 views - 03/27/12 by Sandro Mancuso in Articles
Giant leaps or deep turmoil?
The IT industry is either taking giant leaps ahead or it's in deep
turmoil. On the one...
8 replies - 7926 views - 03/26/12 by Simon Brown in Articles
The United States government procures most of its
goods and services through competitive bidding. The notices of its
requirements are posted on a...
0 replies - 6654 views - 03/23/12 by Jason Hull in Articles
The question regarding what an architect's skill set should be is usually
met with answers such as: excellent knowledge of software methodologies,
0 replies - 14513 views - 03/21/12 by Alex Staveley in Articles