We are working hard on getting the next major release of Tiggr out and have planned a number of major and user requested features: actions and events, templates and annotations (notes). Here is a quick preview of what's coming up!
At the Dallas / Fort Worth CFUG we were tasked with creating a blog using ColdFUsion 9's ORM functionality. Here is the source code for my implementation.
Quartz 2.0, Java's Lightweight Open Source Enterprise class Job Scheduler, has been released. According to the Quartz development team, this release of Quartz represents "the most significant revision of Quartz Enterprise Job Scheduler since the...
I am a PHP guy that has ventured in the Java world due to university projects. Struts is used at PoliMi as a dicactical example of Java MVC framework for web applications: it is not a modern all-powerful framework like Spring MVC, but it is one of the most...
If you have recently been following Project Coin’s mailing list
, you will have spotted an interesting discussion regarding the
inclusion of lock management inside the scope of a try-with-resources
(TWR) code block.
The Initial Idea
The idea was...
In the last few weeks I have been rather busy working on a new
project with Rick Hightower, who is fairly well known for his training
and writings on Spring and JSF, and Rob WIlliams who is a blogger known
as much for meddling in new technologies (and...
I recently started learning Scala (you know when the New York Times
refers to Java as an "older" language, it's time to update!). As I've
started trying to shift my thinking from object orientation to
functional programming, I remembered the...
Consider this line of code which reads in the contents of a file.
byte contents = readFile(fileName);
The method readFile() in this case could belong to some third party library, the JDK or may even be a system call.
People have been asking the question for months - "Is Google the new Sun?" Well, you can still argue that the answer is "no," but it just became a tougher argument because James Gosling just told us he started his first day of work at...
CDI is the
Java standard for dependency injection (DI) and interception (AOP). It is evident
from the popularity of DI and AOP that Java needs to address DI and AOP so that
it can build other standards and JSRs on top of it. DI and AOP are the...
Most of my friends and colleagues are very negative about
certification schemes in software development, a disdain that I
share. This doesn't mean that I think that certifications in
software are bad by definition, just that almost every one we see