with many tabs can be awkward concerning keyboard usage.
These days I tend to press F5 in my favorite browser every couple of minutes.
There has been an announcement recently that the db4o database has gone opensource. Db4o? Heard about it, visited the website years ago, remember it looked nice....
The download is small, even smaller is the jar: 320kb - nothing more is needed.
Guessing what an Ant project does
Typical Ant projects are designed to deliver a single jar as a result.
When talking about architecture, people think in terms like 1,2,3,4...n-tier, J2EE, client/server, thin vs. thick client. The pieces put together are Oracle vs. DB2, BEA vs. JBoss, Struts, Swing, JSP, JavaFaces, etc.. This is the big picture!
It is obvious that the decisions taken there are extremely important and can loose the battle before it begins.