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Pump It Up

Posted by editor on August 4, 2005 at 5:15 AM PDT

Are webapp frameworks more elaborate than they need to be?

It's not hard to find web application frameworks that simultaneously claim to offer power and simplicity -- a great combination, but a rare one too -- and some of them are based on the idea of "components" or "controls":

Watch Your Step

Posted by editor on August 3, 2005 at 7:14 AM PDT

Supporting developers for the long haul

I feel like everyone else must have a much better memory than I do. What else would explain the seemingly reasonable expectation that I should remember the specific workings of code that I wrote two years ago, so that I can answer a very detailed on the spot question about it?

Accidents Will Happen

Posted by editor on August 2, 2005 at 8:53 AM PDT

Deal with dropouts

Welcome to the Working Week

Posted by editor on August 1, 2005 at 7:13 AM PDT

Appreciating useful enterprise frameworks

Squeeze Box

Posted by editor on July 29, 2005 at 6:58 AM PDT

Let's put everything into Java?

There's an interesting discussion in the forums. It started with the topic Are you for or against "native XML support" in Dolphin?, but has expanded past that to include ideas for embedding other kinds of content in Java code, like SQL.

Join Together

Posted by editor on July 28, 2005 at 5:49 AM PDT

How to make your project succeed

Summertime Blues

Posted by editor on July 27, 2005 at 6:08 AM PDT

Is it the heat, post-JavaOne doldrums, or is everyone on vacation?

Trick of the Light

Posted by editor on July 26, 2005 at 6:55 AM PDT

Clearing up Java text at the sub-pixel level

Won't Get Fooled Again

Posted by editor on July 25, 2005 at 9:00 AM PDT

Keeping an eye on Java's future

Today, I'm going to blog about an interesting discussion on Generics in the forums, though it will take me a bit to get to the item we featured on the front page.

What Do You Want from Life?

Posted by editor on July 22, 2005 at 4:07 AM PDT

The many motivations of Java