I have this blog for a long time - in fact, I think I was one of the first 100 or so webloggers, as I joined it shortly after JavaOne 2003. Still, I haven't blogged that much (just 22 entries in 41 months), specially last year (only 4 semi-crappy posts). Hopefully, the situation is going to change, as I will explain in this 'meta-blog'...
Maven 1.0 is finally released!
JSTL's SQL and XML are controversial taglibs. A lot of people complain they hurt the MVC principles, while others defend they can be useful in some situations (specially on protoypes and small projects). The truth is, both sides are right: it can causes great havoc in a MVC-based application, but it is an invaluable tool in small, time-limited projects like the one shown in this blog.
The final specifications for JSP 2.0, EJB 2.1 and other J2EE technologies have just been released today.
The final specifications for J2EE 1.4, JSTL 1.1 and Servlets 2.4 have just been released yesterday.
Everybody know java is a slang for coffe. But is it coffe the only JBeverage? Not really...
This is the last week for community review on JSR 215, a much anticipated JSR that will change the JCP process, making life easier for spec leads and experts groups. So, if you want to express your opinion, this is your last chance.