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Blog Archive for mister__m during November 2003

Previously, I have promoted JSTL as an easier way to code the web tier. While I haven't changed my mind about it, I have just come accross one of its pitfalls yesterday, a few minutes after writing a blog entry about grid computing. Have you ever been in a situation code that looked impossible to be incorrect actually was incorrect? Well, it happens in many occasions, generally in the most...
"Grid computing" - though it was quite an unknown concept till a few years ago, now everyone is talking about it. Some are saying it is everything we were missing, the next big thing. Others, as some java.net bloggers, are simply skeptical and uncertain about its practical use. But the fact is many huge companies, such as Oracle and IBM, are investing a lot of money on that - and that's a good...
To begin with, if you ever read any of my first blog entries, three months ago, when I had the time to write them :-P, you may have found this topic a bit unusual for a guy who likes to talk about APIs and JSRs. Well, I must say I consider both things equally important: those who just know things to themselves are not useful at all in some situations - if you have millions of lines of code to...