Srini & Kavitha Penchikala provide an overview of the support provided by Spring framework in the areas of unit and integration testing. I will use a sample loan processing web application to help the readers in implementing an Agile Testing framework in a typical Java EE application and how to use Spring test classes to test the application functionality.
Most development organizations of a significant size have some form of coding standards and best practices. Simply documenting these standards and keeping them up to date can be a significant challenge and enforcing them even harder. Our organization has found that enforcing coding standards and best practices in an automated fashion through our build process has been highly effective.
In this InfoQ article, Boris Lublinsky highlights the problems with exception handling in SOA, and suggests a SOA-based solution: a logging service that accepts all logging requests, stores and forwards them to an exception resolution service, which is responsible for enforcing rules about exception resolution, a notification service, an exceptions/logging portal, and service management.
A comprehensive intro to the MOle, a plugin that provides insight into the inner workings of Ruby on Rails in realtime, as requests come in and get processed. 3
SOA and Agile: Which is right? Which is better? Are we comparing apples and oranges? Can they be used together, and if so, how? This is a discussion topic so come and put in your 2 cents! 22
Tess Ferrnandez, an escalation engineer in PSS (product support services) at Microsoft, outlines the procedure for tracking down where in your code an exception occurred by using a stack dump.