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Blog Archive for johnreynolds during March 2004

IBM and BEA have just released a joint white paper on BPELJ, a combination of BPEL and the Java programming language: BPELJ: BPEL for Java technology This may be a really good idea, or it may be the worst mismash since JSP was introduced. I'm a fan of BPEL (Business Process Definition Language), and I really like the process definition features in WebLogic Workshop 8.1, but I'm not so sure...
My response Make JDO the "P" in CMP to Bruce Tate's article For JDO, the Time Is Now generated some interesting responses of its own. There is a lot of passion in the Java community sorrounding Entity Beans, and I sense that we could direct that passion towards the development of a much improved and more comprehensive specification. There are many aspects to persistence, and I believe that...
Bruce Tate's article "For JDO, the Time Is Now" brings up many good points, but it misses a key concern of mine: Solutions that already incorporate Entity Beans would be painfully expensive to rearchitect as JDO solutions. The J2EE specification for Entity Bean CMP should dictate the interface for using JDO as a persistence mechanism. This would allow developers to reliably introduce JDO...