Monthly Archives: June 2004

Bruce Tate on the next programming paradigm shift

Bruce Tate has some interesting comments on the announcements at JavaOne this week, on how developers have ‘hit the wall’ with the current programming model with overly bloated feature rich APIs: “They’ve hit the wall. It’s ground-hog day all over … Continue reading

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JavaOne2004 – Tuesday general session

Major annoucements today included: NetBeans 4.0 released: now a complete J2EE development environment with support for developing JSPs, Servlets, EJBs, and Web Services Allied Irish Bank, one of Irelands largest financial institutions, is going to be migrating 7500 users to … Continue reading

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JavaOne2004 – Monday general session

In the first general session of the week, Jonathan Schwartz, President and COO of Sun gave an overview of the current state of the Java industry. In summary, Java continues to become widespread, not just in software development, but is … Continue reading

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JavaOne 2004 this week

I expect J2SE 1.5 is going to be announced this week, as it has been in beta now for several months, and Sun usually reserves announcements like this for JavaOne.. I can’t image what other announcements there might be, as … Continue reading

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Book Review – ‘Covert Java’

TheServerSide.com have a book review of a book called ‘Covert Java’, which covers topics such as decompilation, JVM internals, debugging, and tracing. These are topics which are not covered in many other books – some good reading for someone with … Continue reading

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Bruce Tate’s observations on development of the EJB spec and its future

Bruce Tate makes an amusing analogy between the EJB spec and hunting elephants in this article. Good comments here about how early adopters felt forced (and still do?) to take on all that the EJB spec offered, even though it … Continue reading

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Discussion of EJB3.0 vs JDO2.0 and Persistence in general

This article on TheServerSide.com discusses the recent announcents regarding EJB3.0 changes and support for POJO persistence, and also the big players voting down the JSR for JDO2.0, due to overlap with ‘other interests’, namely at the time the upcoming EJB3.0 … Continue reading

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