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Blog Archive for rwinston during May 2004

This week I've been playing with a couple of things that I haven't used before - Struts 1.2-dev for one, and Hypersonic, a 100% Java RDBMS that supports transactions, RI, and stored procedures. I have been pleasantly surprised with both. I've always thought that Struts action mappings can be a bit cumbersome to write when there are lots of them. XDoclet can help here, but there are some new...
This isn't a blog about Java-based technologies per se, but it's relevant to any Java programmers working on Open Source platforms. Recently, I have spent a few days working on migrating our existing CVS repository onto some new hardware. This time, I also set up ViewCVS and BugZilla, and took some steps to integrate them more tightly. I worked from a great overview by Steve McIntyre, which is...
There is a lively discussion going on at TheServerSide at the moment,concerning the recent vetoing of JSR 243 by three large vendors - IBM, BEA, and Oracle. The reasons cited by the three vendors basically boil down to the seeming overlap between JDO 2.0 and the upcoming JSR 220. Of course, I suppose it's not surprising that three app server vendors with a heavy investment in EJBs would be...