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Arbi Sookazian11/10/09
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Seam 2.x Web Development

This book is an introductory guide to the JBoss Seam framework.  The intended audience is Java EE application developers who have no experience with Seam.  One drawback, in my opinion, is that...

Mitch Pronschinske11/10/09
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EU Rejects Snoracle - Larry Vows to Fight!

Oracle and the  EU are escalating their legal battle over the Sun acquisition.  The EU took the first step towards blocking the merger Monday with a formal Statement of Objections.  Oracle immediately responded with a statement of its own, saying the EU...

Ales Justin11/10/09
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A Look Inside JBoss Microcontainer's ClassLoading Layer

Now that we've grasped the Virtual File System (VFS) concepts, it’s time we move on to Microcontainer’s ClassLoading layer (as promised in the previous article).

Lyndsey Clevesy11/10/09
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Interview: Michael Slinn, Author of LiveCycle Data Services ES Refcard

I recently had the opportunity to catch up with Michael Slinn, author of the DZone LiveCycle Data Services (LCDS) ES Refcard, as well as the recently released...

James Sugrue11/10/09
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SAP CTO Calls For Java Freedom

Vishal Sikka, CTO at SAP has made a call for Java to be opened up for the community in his latest blog entry. Having incorporated Java into their NetWeaver platform back in 2001, SAP see Java as having a huge role in the global IT industry and that this will...

Scott Leberknight11/10/09
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Can Java Be Saved?

The Java language has been around for a pretty long time, and in my view is now a stagnant language. I don't consider it dead because I believe it will be around for probably decades if not longer. But it appears to have reached its evolutionary peak, and it...

Mitch Pronschinske11/10/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/10

Today is the 5 year anniversary of Firefox 1.0.  Thousands of add-ons have been contributed over the years because Firefox's XUL based architecture makes it easy for developers to write extensions.  Firefox's 3.5 version is now the second most popular web...

Mitch Pronschinske11/09/09
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JNBridgePro 5.0 Bridges Java and .NET

JNBridge, a provider of interoperability tools between Java and .NET frameworks, announced the newest versions of JNBridge Pro and its JMS adapters.  JNBridgePro 5.0 comes with support for more Java and .NET implementations and adds new security protocols to...

Mitch Pronschinske11/09/09
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Apache President Reflects on the Last 10 Years

Apache's ten year anniversary celebrations wrapped up last week at ApacheCon 2009.  DZone recently got the chance to speak with Justin Erenkrantz, the President of the Apache Software Foundation.  In this exclusive interview, we took the opportunity to...

German Viscuso11/09/09
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Programming Scala: Tackle Multi-Core Complexity on the Java Virtual Machine

When I laid my hands on this book I was delighted to see that it's part of "The Pragmatic Programmers" series. As a developer I have a high respect for books in this series because they...

Mark Needham11/09/09
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TDD: Useful When New On a Project

Something which I've noticed over the last few projects that I've worked on is that at the beginning when I don't know very much at all about the code base, domain and so on is that pairing with someone to TDD something seems to make it significantly easier...

Cedric Beust11/09/09
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Should Programming Languages Support Unit Testing Natively?

I used to be strongly opposed to this idea but I started changing my mind recently. Here is what happened.  The bad Production and test code can be integrated at various levels:

Howard Lewis Ship11/09/09
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Progress on Cascade

In spare minutes (and during sessions at ApacheCon), I've been continuing to work on Cascade. It's been a great learning exercise for me, pushing my understanding of both Clojure and functional programming in general ... and especially, some pretty advanced...

Jean-Francois Arcand11/09/09
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Servlet 3.0 Async API or Atmosphere? A Simple Comparison

One the comments I'm getting about Atmosphere is why should I use the framework instead of waiting for Servlet 3.0 Async API. Well, it simple: much simpler, works with any existing Java WebServer (including Google App Engine!), and will auto-detect the...

Mitch Pronschinske11/09/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/9

An SAP spokesperson confirmed that the company's CEO Leo Apotheker sent a letter to Oracle CEO Larry Ellison less than two weeks after the EU antitrust probe began.  A Wall Street Journal editorial speculates about the letter's intent in relation to a suit...