The Spring classpath:-notation
As most of you probably know, the Spring Framework can load all sorts of resources into its application context from all sorts of sources. Especially it can do this from the classpath and the people over at SpringSource have even introduced their own URI “protocol” to make this easy: you can identify [...]
Picture yourself at a social gettogether of some general nature (i.e. not after work drinks with colleagues). For instance a friend’s birthday party. Now picture yourself in a conversation with some people you don’t know (other friends of your friend, say). And you’ve just introduced yourself as a software engineer (or a developer, or a [...]
Over the past few years, dynamic programming languages that are based around an interpreter have gathered quite a lot of attention. They’ve made an impression with language constructs that are more high-level than those of older languages and they’ve served as vehicles for some new ideas in software development (and also for some “new” ideas, [...]
Over the past few days my thoughts have been drawn to what I think is a common problem (in addition to the ones identified by Freddie van Rijswijk in his recent blog) in establishing and participating in a SOA architecture: Won’t Let Go Syndrome (WLGS).
WLGS is a problem akin to the Not Invented Here [...]
Everybody is, at least to some extent, familiar with the following quote:
What’s in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet; So Romeo would, were he not Romeo call’d, Retain that dear perfection which he owes Without that title….
– Romeo and Juliet, Act II, Scene [...]
A couple of things happened to me over the past few days as I was taking on a new role within a new project that caused me to ponder a bit about the role of domains and domain driven development (DDD) within the drive towards service oriented architectures (SOA). The result of these ponderings was, [...]
Most commercial Java developers nowadays are working on projects that involve the JEE environment. As such they work on code that runs within the context of the servlet container or the application server. Which provides many services for the application developer, including session management. But what do you do if you suddenly find yourself outside [...]
If you want to make an omelette… you have to shoot some ducks! A counterpoint to Arjen Poutsma’s WS-DuckTyping
Author’s note: this was actually an article written by me for a different publication some time back. However, this is its first publication.
In his blog on WS-DuckTyping, Arjen Poutsma gives some tips on using [...]