The Business Week article "Java? It's So Nineties" quotes Peter Yared as saying "Java is a dinosuar".
Let's grant Peter the benefit of the doubt and assume that he's right.
Validation of user input has always been an important aspect of user interface programming.
If you have the time, you might enjoy reading the joint whitepaper from BEA, IBM, Interface21, IONA, Oracle, SAP, Siebel, and Sybase on
Sevice Component Architecture.
Unfortunately, "No part of the document may be reproduced or transmitted in any form without written permission..." so
The recent Sony BMC rootkit fiasco confirms a sad fact...
Business needs applications that can be maintained long after the original coder is gone. Java is a great language, but does Java's richness lead to unmaintainable code?
This thought was prompted by a discussion with my colleague, Jim, who has managed large projects for many state agencies over many years.
Bruce Boyes's Blog, "The $100 PC in another guise?", and the comments that it generated got me thinking about solutions for the 3rd world that might make the 1st world jealous.
Bruce Tate's views on Java are always noteworthy. Bruce has a low tolerance for things that don't quite make sense, and he's adept at capturing the essence of the problem in a clever phrase or analogy...
Sometimes a single word can really wreak havoc, and "Bean" is one such word.
My enthusiasm for Java took a distinct nose dive the first time I encountered the implementation details for the dreaded Enterprise Java Bean. It was quite a shock, and I did everything that I could to avoid using them.
James Gosling's recent blog asks the question: "SOA: Buzzworld Whiplash or Real Meat?"
The answer probably requires a change of perspective. Jame's falls into the same trap that I fell in...