Matt and Rick of Javalobby invented a new handshake for Java developers. Learn it!
This week my team re-learned the debuggers' mantra: "What you think is improbable probably isn't as improbable as you thought."
Groovy is a cool, open source, Python/Ruby like Java compatable scripting language.
Data Abstractions are wonderful things, but some times you really need to know the implementation details
Deconstructing a wild, seductive meme.
Do you have a J2SDK 1.5 version? You don't? Well, check out this blog to know how you can get an early access release from Sun right now!
Greg Wilkins spouts off on why he thinks that the servlet spec needs to be supplanted by something focused on the content.
Sometimes an iterative development process sorta happens on its own.
... Wherein I point at an interesting article by Joel Spolsky, a comment by myself, and a nice book web site.
Come and join us for the London Java Meetup Christmas party on the 15th of December!
I just came across a great article by Craig Larman and Victor Basili entitled:
Iterative and Incremental Development: A Brief History. You'll want to share this one with your boss the next time the topic of XP comes up...
Dating Design Patterns is something that all developers should definitely check out.
IBM and BEA are working within the JCP process - they need the JCP.
Interviewed Richard Monson-Haefel for an upcoming issue of Java Developer's Journal.
I've spent the past week reaquainting myself with JMeter to do some quick-and-dirty load testing for an application that I am working on, and that's led me to ponder the question: "Are Open Source tools worth the price?"
Is "The Community is Always Right" the developer version of the old saw "The Customer is Always Right"?
Is the incessant chatter about Microsoft and it's products by various Java "celebrities" just a sign of an inferiority complex or is it a manifestation of a completely rational fear?
The final specifications for JSP 2.0, EJB 2.1 and other J2EE technologies have just been released today.
Yes, indeed, the Java Servlet v2.4 and JSP v2.0 specifications have finally been released.
The final specifications for J2EE 1.4, JSTL 1.1 and Servlets 2.4 have just been released yesterday.