This "stupid question" is about a Struts application where the developers have made all their DAO methods static, and whether that's an appropriate design decision.
January 29, 2009
Eric Spiegelberg looks at the history of the Java Portlet spec and argues that the design and philosophy of Java web applications has moved on and left portlets behind.
January 20, 2009
Francesco Azzola demonstrates basic JBI development and deployment by creating an app that receives requests and sends SMS messages.
November 6, 2008
Amir Kirsh offers a design for a comprehensive approach to the problem of thread pools that must handle requests when all their threads are in use.
October 23, 2008
Deepa Sobhana offers a detailed overview of what's changing in the Servlet 3.0 API and why.
October 14, 2008
Denis Pilupchuk looks at the problems of the Java permissions model and considers some alternatives.
September 30, 2008
Biswajit Sarkar looks at how you can employ styles, themes, and painters in your LWUIT application.
September 25, 2008
Jesse Farnham takes a look at JSR 310's concepts and how they may yet bring sense to dates and times in Java.
September 18, 2008