From monday to wednesday I am attending JAOO in Denmark with 6 other colleagues. I am not going to give an extensive report, but some notes and remarks might interest you guys. Therefore a brief summary of what I have seen, the presentations I attended and the most interesting things I remember.
The first day [...]
Some time a go I was talking to Freddie. We were talking about my previous article discussing open source : Open source, fashion or commodity. He asked what has changed in the last two years in open source landscape. One of the things that came to my mind is that I got the feeling that [...]
An opinion on SpringSource’s new maintenance policy Introduction
On September 17, 2008 SpringSource announced a new Maintenance Policy regarding its software offerings, particularly its primary product (the Spring Framework) both in its open source and Enterprise editions. The new policy reads as follows:
Customers who are using SpringSource Enterprise, available under a subscription, will receive [...]
This is one of the smallest blog posts I have created. Still it is an interesting one if you are interested in google web toolkit or if you are a dutch reader looking for a vision to open source.
First I want to give a bit of attention to the book written by three colleagues [...]
Everyday I hear the words open source coming by more than once. Alright, I admit, open source is a big part of my work. In the ICT world talking about open source is very fashionable at the moment. If I am thinking about my situation at home or with my friends, it’s different. Open source, [...]
That sounds unnecessarily uncomfortable A response to “Cram your test driven development up your ass….” by Samuel N. Hart
I was surfing the Web this evening and stumbled upon a rather uncomfortable-sounding suggestion by Samuel Hart regarding the disposition of Test-driven Development (TDD). Not wanting to spend my working hours squirming around on my seat, [...]
OSGi has been around for a while, and it has been moving rapidly towards the enterprise java development. There are still some miles to be covered before the mainstream enterprise development will move to OSGi, but the first steps have been made.
I don’t believe any developer will be prepared to package the entire code [...]