Apache Wicket is a powerful, light-weight component-based web application framework with strong separation of presentation and business logic. It enables you to create quality Web 2.0 applications which are easy to test, debug and support.
InfoQ examines three techniques for encouraging experimentation with potential new Java language features - DSLs, the annotation processor, and moving the syntactic sugar from the language to the IDE.
This article describes "the hardest topic in OSGi, how to deal with service dynamics," based on personal experience. Two factors, concurrency and direct service references, make the problem "fiendishly hard." An import and an export policy should form a comprehensive doctrine for dealing with service dynamics and the article explores two export policies with their corresponding doctrines.
Spring 2.5 rolled out a comprehensive set of annotations that can be used for auto-discovery of Spring-managed objects, dependency injection, lifecycle methods, Web layer configuration, and testing. 15
This article takes a look at why Annotations matter and discuss cases for their use and misuse. 16
A detailed look at the implementation and architecture behind 2M line of code, truly mission critical Java application. 11