Steve Vinoski introduces Erlang’s OTP Frmework, outlining some of its main features, including several behaviors – implementations of common patterns useful for concurrent fault-tolerant applications.
David Raal discusses Classifiers, a framework for dealing with classifiers and schemes, covering: what classifiers are, usage, design basics, integrating them into applications, pitfalls and issues.
Roland Barcia introduces Dojo Mobile, David Kaneda talks about SenchaTouch 2, while John Bender lures developers to jQuery Mobile.
Steve Vinoski introduces Webmachine, a toolkit for declaratively building well-behaved HTTP applications, making the job of dealing with HTTP simpler.
Sam Brannen and Rossen Stoyanchev introduce the TestContext Framework, how to use @Configuration and environment profiles for testing with Spring 3.1, and the testing support available in Spring MVC.
Josh Long uncovers some of the hooks available in the Spring framework: life cycles, scopes, beans, resources, XML marshallers, REST, transactions, caching, Spring Integration adapters, and others.
Attila Szegedi discusses a framework which provides object registration and discoverability, overloaded method resolution, etc. for better inter-language communication on JVM using InvokeDynamic.
Roy Osherove discusses the difficulties met when trying to test code embedded in a framework (cog), presenting several possible solutions to create unit tests for cogs. He also presents Excavation, a technique used to create a domain specific test framework and some patterns used for cog isolation. The discussion centers around Silverlight code examples.
For Grady Booch the foundation of a good architecture is patterns, SOA being just one of many patterns. In this Second Life presentation, Booch attempts to bring more clarity to some basic concepts: enterprise, patterns, frameworks, architecture, SOA, development, architecture lifecycle, best practices, what they are and what the aren’t, emphasizing the role and importance of patterns.
In this presentation recorded during QCon SF 2008, Tim McCarthy talks about preserving the purity of the domain model while using frameworks. Frameworks can be very useful when developing applications, but they can present some pitfalls, mudding the domain, if they are not used properly. The presentation is targeted at developers.