For our new StreamFlow project I wanted to try and get management
functions in properly right from the start, which basically means
exposing configuration, service management and administrator functions
through JMX. I figured that if I did that on my part the...
I recently felt the need to write
a piece of code that resolves ANT-style variables in a string. Suppose
you have a property file similar to this one:
def Initial Development Time:
In software development projects, initial development time (IDT) is the
length of time it takes from the project's first line of code until the
business derives notable value from it.I've done plenty of
projects in my career,...
Writing Atmosphere's Comet based applications is simple. Imagine using JRuby instead of Java...it becomes really simple!. As with Scala, it is also possible to write Comet application with Atmosphere Framework using JRuby.
Wilfred Springer, Chief
Scientist at Xebia in the Netherlands, is creating a framework for dealing with binary encoded data. That framework is called Preon and, below, Wilfred explains its purpose, its architecture, and how to get started using it...
We have finished one big OSGi project with many tools : JPA, GPRS, SMS,
FTP, JNA, SPRING, Jetty, ext.js .... after about one year with heterogeneous
team. Now, I have switched to another JEE projects as " an architect".
But I still love OSGi.
Recently Oracle released the Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse
11gR1. To find out more about it, I spoke with Ashish Mohindroo, Sr.
Director, Product Marketing, Oracle Fusion Middleware, about the
product. One of the best things about the pack is that,
This evening, I attended the Denver JUG where Venkat Subramaniam was speaking about Scala. Unfortunately, I arrived halfway through his Programming Scala
talk and didn't get a chance to learn as much as I wanted to. What I
did see made Scala look very...
I will continue the JPA implementation patterns series by discussing the relative merits of field access vs. property access.
The JPA specification allows two ways for the persistence provider
to access the persistent state of an entity. The persistence...
I believe : The best way to deal with architecture is to eliminate it.
Let’s start at the beginning. First, by defining architecture.
Second, by understanding the goal of architecture. I’ll offer two
perspectives, one from Fowler...
The following instructions will show you how to get the Scala plug-in working on NetBeans with Windows XP. First, if you haven't done so already, you will need to download and install the latest nightly release of NetBeans 6.7.1 : NetBeans 6.7.1 latest...
I am working out a new pet project, an online system to support PUJ Competitions.
It is still a work under progress and I plan to start to blog some
technical results here, but until that glorious free time I would give
you a glimpse about what is keeping...
Jean-Pierre Laisne has been involved in the software industry since the early '80's. He's worked in system integration, R&D, and consulting, focusing on free software since the early '90's. One of his first successes in the free software domain was with...