Follow up to the scripting languages JSR-223... I must emphasize my dissatisfaction with the web-only nature of the scripting language support initiative. One of the biggest issues I have with JSP is that it is intimately tied to the HTTP request and response.
I went to Joshua Bloch's and Neal Gafter's More Programming Puzzlers session. It was fantastic! I won't embarrass myself with how many of the ten puzzlers I got wrong. One piece of advice Bloch gave was to "copy-and-paste" declarations to avoid issues with mis-overridden methods like this:
The comedy by Don McMillan was great!
I got an earlier start to JavaOne this morning and found that the nice park by Moscone is a haven for tai chi / qigong training in the morning. Nice! Tomorrow morning I will be out there at day break to join in. Anyone care to join me?
Being healthy while coding is key!
Styles of Integration: REST Versus Web Services Architecture
Paraphasing, this is the quote that stuck out from this presentation: REST architectures tend to be resilient to changes.
So, last night I decide to plan my first day at JavaOne. I pull out the thin Conference Schedule and Program Guide Addendum. Excellent - it has a calendar for Tuesday's sessions schedule, nicely formatted. The word "REST" pops out at me - thats a session (TS-3163) I want to attend. But it'd be nice to see who the speaker is and the abstract of the talk.
JavaOne is in full force. I sense a lot of enthusiam and excitement about Java. After this post goes through successfully I'll blog some more!