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Rodrigo Urubatan

Rodrigo Urubatan is a highly recognized consultant, technical leader, senior architect and speaker in Brazil. As a senior consultant at Advanced IT and Technical Director at Tech Office IT he has been designing and developing Java EE applications for several industries in health, B2C and B2B markets. He has been using Java since 2002 and works in the IT market since 1997. Furthermore, Urubatan is a frequent Java speaker at events and universities in Brazil, such as JustJava, FISLI, Maratona4Java, UNISC, ULBRA. In 2003 he joined the coordination of RSJUG (a Java Users Group at brazil) and is now the Jug Leather at this JUG. He leads the spring-annotation project at, and cooperates with other open source projects such as Spring Framework, Eclipse, Greenbox, GUJ, and JNuke.


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Spring-Annotations moving from to SourceForge

Posted by urubatan on March 25, 2007 at 10:24 AM PDT

Brazilian portuguese version of this post here

Just to confirm what I wrote here, the spring-annotations project is already in its new home.

What I do not like about Java ME

Posted by urubatan on January 20, 2007 at 11:37 AM PST

Portuguese Version

One exceptional thing about Java ME is that once you write the code it runs on almost all compatibles devices (well almost, once you have already programmed in Java ME you know that you already have to test you app in all phones that your app is meant to run :D )
and the thing I do not like abou

What do you think about a litle of Convention over Configuration for the JSF programming? if you like the idea, than read this ...

Posted by urubatan on December 14, 2006 at 11:15 AM PST

<Versão em portugues aqui>

I think JSF ia a great technology for web development, and it gets better if you mix it with the SPring Framework, but I also think it has the same problem that Java EE 1.4 has, you ha

Spring-Annotation v1.0.2 just released

Posted by urubatan on November 29, 2006 at 12:38 PM PST

Some additions to this new version:
* Support for XML Schema Configuration, now you just need to put the tag <sa:annotation-autoload> to enable the annotation module
* There is no need to create the empty anymore if all your classes are in some open directory, you just need it in the root of the jars you want to use the annotations
* new @Alias annotation that enables the conf

Finally version 1.0 of the spring-annotation library is out.

Posted by urubatan on October 23, 2006 at 7:22 PM PDT

Finally version 1.0 of the spring-annotation library is out.
There still documentation and examples missing, but there is already some documentation in the project site.
The build is now fully switched to maven 2, and the artifacts are on the repository.
you can download the latest version from the files section in the project.

AspectJ + Hibernate-Validator + JSF = Very easy to use validation for your web apps!

Posted by urubatan on September 27, 2006 at 2:05 PM PDT

Brasilian portuguese version here.

I have found today at JavaPlanet a news from JavaFree talking about another blogs`s

What do you think about writing an Web application almost without XML?

Posted by urubatan on July 27, 2006 at 7:34 PM PDT

Yes, it is possible, and this is the main goal of the project spring-annotation here at