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Blog Archive for evanx during November 2006

No more titles like "AWESOME WEBSITE WITH PICTURES" Dzone is an awesome website with awesome pictures of other awesome websites! If you hover over the picture, it pops up an awesome bigger picture! You can customise how many articles to show on one page eg. a lot. I really do digg this feature. This should be number one. Mmmmm.... software. You only need 4 votes. "So you saying i've got a chance...
This the first part of my work-in-progress, um, online book, woohoo! It's a preachy scifi/fantasy online book, trilogy in 42 parts, on how you could rewrite your database application using Swing. It's gonna be whatsit, creative commons, partly because it's not gonna be worth the, um, paper its not written on. Gooey Resource Map, A part of "Gooey Beans, a trilogy in 42 parts" public class...
dzone.com is helluva well done. In my book it's got the critical mass already to rapidly become the top developer site on the internet. I confess i've been submitting my own blogs to dzone.com - at least the ones i think are the most likely to get some votes - for whatever reason ;) And as a matter of course voting for any and every java.net weblogger posting i see there, oops, that finger...
Someone asked, "Do you really need a persistent layer?" Got me to musing. We all know that the right way to do things, like software program thingyies, is... Use Hibernate, or JPA. Use JEE containers (Spring or EJB3). Expose your middle-tier with minty EJB3 WS-* webservices, or yummy Apache Axis2. Etcetera. Hey you, preachy guy, shuddup already with all those goddamn rules! Mmmmm... rules,...