Welcome to our blog about all kind of topics that are related to software development. We blog about:

SOA, BPM, EDA, ECM and all the other buzz words. Beware some post might not be so common as you think. We are not scared to go against main stream thoughts.

Technologies like java, maven, springframework, OSGi and front end technologies and frameworks like jQuery, DWR, Flex.

Finally to make this happen we need tools and of course a Mac (well some of us do). So we blog about that as well.


CQRS – Designing domain events

Command-Query Responsibility Segregation (CQRS) is slowly but steadily gaining ground as an architecture that helps developers to develop scalable, extensible and maintainable applications. Events play a major role in this architecture, and the way you design these events greatly influence the extensibility of your application.

In this post, I describe some CQRS event basics [...]

New blog post about syslogging from a java app using log4j

I wrote a new blog post on my employers website about java and syslogging. In this blog post I describe how you can use the linux syslog service from a java application. I use Log4j to do the actual logging and I describe this configuration. Next to that, I also describe the basics of syslog-ng [...]

Still doing grails

This is the third post in a series of post about grails. In this series I am describing an application I am creating with grails. It is a scheduling application for scheduling people on projects. You can find the previous posts here:

http://www.gridshore.nl/2009/12/20/starting-with-grails/ http://www.gridshore.nl/2010/01/04/continuing-with-grails/

In this post I will discuss the following topics:

Creating [...]

Continuing with grails

In my previous post Starting with grails, I wrote a long story about creating a new application with grails. I introduced some plugins and gave some hints and tips about working with grails from a starter perspective. As I move on, I will write down other things I have done.

Some of the things [...]