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Microsoft Has Released Enterprise Library 5.0

by Abel Avram on  Apr 23, 2010 12

Microsoft pattern&practices has released Enterprise Library 5.0, a set of application blocks that can be used as building blocks for enterprise applications, representing Microsoft’s guidance on how to write good applications. The library contains a number of improvements, includes Unity 2.0, and supports .NET 4.0.

Maven to be Built on Guice

by Josh Long on  Feb 04, 2010 4

Sonatype, the professional services company that sponsors the development of many key Maven committers, has announced that they will build Maven 3 atop the Guice Dependency Injection (DI) container instead of the Plexus DI container employed for Maven 1 and 2. Backwards compatability will be ensured using a shim to support Plexus.

Decoupling Your Application From Your Dependency Injection Framework

by Mike Bria on  Jan 20, 2010 5

Dependency Injection has become a much more accepted and accessible approach in recent years, driven by many factors including increased popularity in SOA, TDD, and many other factors. With this has come increased usage of Dependency Injection frameworks. Bob Martin advises, with examples, applying a decoupling approach between your application code and your Dependency Injection framework.

Dependency Injection in Java EE 6 Provides Unified EJB and JSF Programming Model

by Srini Penchikala on  Jan 19, 2010 1

Dependency Injection is one of the main features of recently released Java EE 6 version. JSR 330 (Dependency Injection for Java) provides a standardized and extensible API for dependency injection. And JSR 299 (Contexts and Dependency Injection for the Java EE Platform 1.0), which builds on JSR 330, unifies and simplifies the EJB and JSF programming models.

Service Orientation Requires Data Orientation

by Boris Lublinsky on  Dec 02, 2009

Any SOA implementation relies heavily on the enterprise data used by services. In a series of new posts, Ash Parikh, Informatica’s Real time products strategist, discusses the role data orientation plays in SOA and provides some practical recommendations on how to implement it.

Google Sitebricks Web Framework - Q&A with Dhanji Prasanna

by Dio Synodinos on  Sep 26, 2009 3

Sitebricks is a new web application development framework from Google that is built on top of Google Guice, and focuses on early error detection, low-footprint code, and fast development. InfoQ had a Q&A with the creator and Google Wave Core Engineer Dhanji Prasanna.

Dependency Injection harmonized for Java EE 6

by Geoffrey Wiseman on  Aug 05, 2009 2

Earlier this year, Google and SpringSource announced that they were co-operating on a standard set of annotations to be used for dependency injection which were proposed via JSR-330. These annotations didn't line up with those proposed for JSR-299, which generated controversy that has now been resolved, with JSR-299 adopting the JSR-330 annotations and both moving forward to be part of Java EE 6.

Patterns for Moving to the Cloud

by Boris Lublinsky on  Aug 05, 2009 2

A new Tech Ed presentation by Simon Guest defines a set of patterns for moving applications to the cloud and discusses implementation of these patterns using Windows Azure

The .NET Reactive Framework (Rx) Enables LINQ over Events

by Abel Avram on  Jul 23, 2009 1

Erik Meijer and Wes Dyer have created the .NET Reactive Framework (Rx), the mathematical dual of LINQ to Objects, allowing programmers to use LINQ over events. Erik and Brian Beckman demonstrate that IObservable is a continuation monad.

Presentation: Kent Beck on Responsive Design

by Amr Elssamadisy on  Jun 04, 2009 3

Purpose and intent are just as important as skill in effective software development. Skill allows you to deliver value in difficult technical circumstances. Clear purpose and positive intent allow you to deliver value in difficult social and business circumstances. Kent Beck shares his design technique which involves both intent and a small set of strategies he uses when designing.

Google Guice 2.0: Enhanced Capabilities, Less Boilerplate

by Ryan Slobojan on  Jun 03, 2009

Guice, a lightweight Java dependency injection framework created by Google, recently released version 2.0. InfoQ spoke with Google Developer Team member Jesse Wilson to learn more about this release and what capabilities it adds to Guice.

ODBMS.ORG Adds Persistence Patterns Resources

by Dave West on  May 22, 2009 1

ODBMS.ORG has added persistence patterns to its collection of resources for educators, students, professionals, and open source practitioners. Three pattern collections comprise the initial offering in this area. A Best Persistence Pattern Award, is planned for any pattern submitted prior to May 29, 2009.

Dependency Injection for Java

by Craig Wickesser on  May 21, 2009 1

Dependency injection has been around for a while and there are quite a few frameworks which provide such capabilities for Java applications. Recently Google and SpringSource announced a partnership related to providing dependency injection for Java.

Interview: Joseph Yoder on Adaptive Object Model Architecture

by Abel Avram on  May 13, 2009 3

In this interview Joseph Yoder talks about the Adaptive Object Model (AOM) architecture, a software architecture for easily adapting to changing business requirements.

Data, Context and Interaction : A New Architectural Approach by James O. Coplien and Trygve Reenskau

by Sadek Drobi on  May 08, 2009 8

James O. Coplien and Trygve Reenskaug have recently introduced a new architectural approach to OOP based on Data, Context and Interaction pattern. It should allow capturing user mental model in terms of behavioral requirements, something that classic OOP fails to do. The article, that triggered many reactions and critics, provides insights into DCI using concrete examples to show its advantages.

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