Last week, I have had the pleasure to travel to Denmark with a few colleagues and visit the JAOO conference in Arhus. As with all conference visits, drinks, late nights and early mornings for the first presentation make it a interesting but tiring experience.
Although you spend some time to thoroughly read through the [...]
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 [...]
There seems to be a lot of misunderstanding about Web Service security. Using password authentication doesn’t prevent unauthorized users to access your data, while SSL / HTTPS doesn’t give you any information about who is trying to access your services. And did you ever think of signing you messages with a digital signature?
In my [...]
In my daily work, I am responsible for coaching and training of colleagues and co-workers with less experience. One of the primary issues I have to deal with is code quality. Of course, a developer will never deliberately produce bad code. So in order to improve quality, the developers have to gain quality awareness.
Many IT projects at large companies aim to make the company “SOA-proof”. What really concerns me is that time after time software architects tend to treat “XML Web Services” as a synonym for “Service”. In this article, I want to show that SOA may also exist within a single application.