I think I now have a handle on what makes Naked Objects interesting. I had previously perused the site and came to the preliminary conclusion that it's just a generic UI framework.
About a month ago, I wrote about using JMX to manage JavaSpaces and Jini services. Now I've found an article by Frank Jennings doing it inside out. He's discovering a JMX server via Jini. I'm glad to see people combining Jini with J2EE.
Mr. Big Shot at AverageCorp has just given a four sentence vision statement of a new software project. Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to understand what in the world he's talking about and make him happy with the resulting software.
This blog entry will self destruct in 30 seconds....
Matt Stephens gives some strong arguments against Extreme Programming. It's a long article, but worth a read if there's just something about XP that doesn't feel right to you.
I've long watched the JavaSpaces and Jini community because it is such a great technology, but sadly from a work experience standpoint, I haven't had a chance to really get my hands dirty. That's still the case, but I have new hope. JPower has released a free (as in beer) JavaSpace JMX component. It runs in any JMX container.
I'm probably preaching to the choir here, but hear me out just in case. I'm not speaking from the position of having already achieved guru status, but I think I've got a handle on the path to get there. Correct me if I'm wrong.