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Blog Archive for emcmanus during December 2005

There are tons of books and articles about how to design and write good Java code, but surprisingly little about the specific topic of API design. On my artima.com blog I wrote a summary of what I've learnt on the subject from various sources and my own experience. This has been the single most comment-provoking blog entry I've ever written, which is either because it's a subject that people...
How would you go about using the JMX API to instrument AWT events? What would it gain you? My colleague Jean-François Denise answers in detail in his blog. I like this example and have used it as a demo in a number of places, including the recent JavaPolis conference and this year's JavaOne. (If you were at my JavaOne talk, Jean-François was the mysterious figure driving the demo.) The...