Over the years, I've lived a double life. On one side, I've been a member of many "pure architecture" teams and forums. We couldn't see code with a pair of binoculars. On the other side, I've been knee-deep in the code trenches where emergent architecture changed and morphed daily. Architecture? What Architecture? All we had was code. That was...
on Sep 24, 2010
The other day one of my team members was complaining about the lack of
documentation in Ruby on Rails. I had to think for a minute because I
never had problems finding information I needed. It finally occurred
to me that the ruby development and documentation cycle is very
different than Java's.
First of all, ruby code *is* documentation. The constructs,
conventions and style used in ruby (...
on Apr 7, 2008
I'm Philly born and bred. And aside from cheesesteaks and soft pretzels, the Emerging Technologies Event (ETE) is one of the best things associated with the city of brotherly love. Chariot Solutions organizes this event annually and this year looks to be better than ever.
ETE looks to have a block buster lineup covering the latest lightweight/agile development frameworks, web 2.0 concepts,...
on Dec 6, 2007
Many people, including myself, approached JBI as a standards-based means of achieving ESB capabilities. That was the big value proposition. In the early stages of using it, we treated JBI like JMS on steroids. It wasn't until later in the game, we realized the full potential of JBI.
And, it really boils down to knowing the Fundamentals of JBI. For developers like myself that have a tad bit...
on Jul 2, 2007