Sunday, September 5, 2010

Best of this Week Summary 30 August - 05 September 2010

  • A "series of (currently 5) articles introduces Contexts and Dependency Injection for Java EE (CDI), a key part of the Java EE 6 platform. Standardized via JSR 299, CDI is the de-facto API for comprehensive next-generation type-safe dependency injection as well as robust context management for Java EE. Led by Gavin King, JSR 299 aims to synthesize the best-of-breed features from solutions like Seam, Guice and Spring while adding many useful innovations of its own".

  • An extensive tutorial on creating a Spring MVC based mobile web application using MyEclipse. The IDE has already an iPhone skinned version built in, this tutorial shows how to add other mobile handsets like Android and Palm Pre. Basically: providing another style :)

  • How to use Apache ActiveMQ in combination with Spring.

  • Why ACID is hard to scale. and an argument that NoSQL/NoACID is the lazy way around these difficulties. Here's a post considering the performance argument for switching to a NoSQL database.

  • Great interesting series on the progress of converting the native code BBC News iPhone/iPad app to a web app using HTML5.

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