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Brian Repko

Brian Repko is president of LearnThinkCode, Inc. in Minneapolis, MN. He's been doing and teaching Java and J2EE since 1997 and a plethora of languages before that going back to the days of disco. A Sun Certified Enterprise Architect known to quote J2EE specs, when he is not playing an uber-geek, he can usually be found running, biking or swimming.


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Caching for JDK 7

Posted by brianrepko on April 2, 2007 at 12:23 PM PDT

I often lament the lack of a standard caching framework in Java. JSR107 is the JSR for it but it was started in like 2001 and the JCACHE API was finally published in 2005. I just looked at it on and it isn't all that great.

Ain't gettin' no rest with REST

Posted by brianrepko on August 5, 2006 at 9:34 AM PDT

My reading about REST started with *THE* dissertation, looking at restlets, downloading (but not looking at) a restlets example, looking at RoR

EJB3 Dependency Injection vs Lookup

Posted by brianrepko on March 16, 2005 at 5:00 PM PST

I put together an initial list of issues that I have with the use of injection for EJB dependencies one night because I couldn't sleep. In short, there are so many issues that I feel it should be removed and replaced with dependency lookup through the context object. Anyway, a co-worker of mine told me about 3 weeks ago that he was going to the TSS conference.