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Blog Archive for johnreynolds during September 2005

In Chris Adamson's blog entry "Why don't you get a job?", he suggests that "In the future, you may be not just a J2EE developer, or even a J2EE web app developer, but instead a J2EE financial web app developer, or a J2EE medical web app developer, or a J2EE media web app developer, etc.". Fear not my business adverse readers, there's another option... It is not necessary that you choose a...
Jacob Hookam writes in his blog: "Ruby on Rails: love it or hate it, but it does have a lot of fresh ideas." I admit to RoR envy (It's fun, powerful and innovative) but I am more likely to actually use Facelets (in my work). Facelets doesn't have any fresh ideas (to speak of). It's the improvement of an existing framework (JSF) by the application of other's innovations (Tapestry et. al.). In...
AJAX has rekindled my interest in Javascript, and much to my delight there are a lot of great library resources out there... Rico Prototype script.aculo.us Dojo A lot of very talented folks have done some great work on these libraries, and they have dispelled any notions I might have had that Javascript is crippled or ugly. DHTML is way more poweful then I had imagined, and way more...