Monthly Archives: July 2004

Eclipse WebTools project

Eclipse have a ‘WebTools’ project underway on their site, to develop and add tools to support JSP, Struts, and other J2EE technology (EJBs, Web Services) within the Eclipse environment. Depending on the quality and success of these plugins, I wonder … Continue reading

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JUnit Recipies

Manning have just released a new book, titled ‘JUnit Recipies’, that covers examples of many different testing situations and common problems. Sounds interesting.

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JBoss 4.0 RC1 released

JBoss have released RC1 of 4.0 this week. This is the same code base that was J2EE 1.4 certified last week, and I believe is the first J2EE App Server to be 1.4 certified.

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Gavin King’s comments on EJB3.0

Gavin has a good article on EJB3.0 in his blog and also on TheServerSide.com. He makes an interesting suggestion that the new lightweight programming model of EJB3.0 with it’s annotations might make make the use of session beans a more … Continue reading

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OnJava article on using Spring’s AOP features

OnJava.com have an easy to follow article on how to the AOP features of the Spring Framework on their website this week.

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Richard Monson-Haefel leaves Java behind…

Richard Monson-Haefel, known to many for being involved in many Java JSR projects (including EJB3.0) has taken a new analyst job which means he has to have a neutral view on technology, and as a result has cut his involvement … Continue reading

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JBoss to announce Sun J2EE certification on JBoss App Server 4.0

JBoss have finally managed to work with Sun and gain certification on the latest release of their app server, JBoss Application Server 4.0.

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Sun launch ‘Java-Powered’ logo promotion

Sun have started a ‘Java-powered’ logo advertising promotion that was launched this month at JavaOne. The promotion aims to include a Java logo on devices that include a Java JVM inside, which already includes millions of cell phones shipped world-wide. … Continue reading

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Resolving Classloader issues

O’Reilly have a good article on their OnJava.com site on resolving classloader issues – they cover both the more simple ClassNotFoundException, as well as the more confusing NoClassDefFoundError. I don’t think I had come across NoClassDefFoundError in 8 years of … Continue reading

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Java Timeline at JavaOne

Had I been there this year this is something that I would have liked to have seen… a huge timeline whiteboard set out over several boards on a wall, where people could add their own experiences with Java. There are … Continue reading

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