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Blog Archive for vbrabant during November 2003

Ant is today the de facto standard to compile, test, deploy your application. But, you are not developping with Ant, you are developping with an IDE And when you write your project in the IDE, you can compile it, test it, debug it, deploy it. And then, you want to put in place the daily build. And therefore you have to build your ant build.xml file from scratch. Even if your IDE is already...
Look at J2EE servers: Before, you had iPlanet AppSrv 6 then you had Sun One Application Server 7 now, you have Java System Application Server 7/8. Look at Java IDE: Before you had Forté For Java Then you had Sun One Studio Now, you have Sun Java Studio Impossible in those conditions that people have good opinions of Sun and their products in general. Each time you convince the...
I like freedom. And certainly freedom in coding style. Why am I obliged to follow the team convention <pre>public static final String hello = "HelloWorld";</pre> in place of my convention <pre>final static public String hello = "HelloWorld";</pre> Why am I obliged to declare variables of the class before the constructor and methods, and not after ?...