Henning Blohm, Java EE Software Architect at SAP and Co-Chair of the SCA-J Technical Committee provides his perspective on Service Component Architecture as a cross-technology programming model integration. He argues that for vendors, SCA lowers the marginal costs of providing implementation or binding technology to its users and for users SCA reduces the marginal costs of making use of them.
JSF, DWR, and Dojo are all popular technologies in their own right. Integrating them into a portal environment can prove an intimidating exercise however. This article looks at how one developer implemented such a solution using custom JSF components.
The maintainer of ActiveMessaging for Ruby on Rails gives a comprehensive and informative introduction to his open-source framework, which enables enterprise messaging technologies to be easily integrated with Ruby on Rails applications, and is getting support from noted industry leaders such as James Strachan and Jon Tirsen.
Mark Pollack demonstrates Java and .NET interoperability using the JMS support in Spring & Spring.NET, to provide a common programming model across both tiers of the application. 10
Spring Web Services creator Arjen Poutsma talks about Spring's WS stack and the different approach it has to building Java Web services. 7
Jboss Seam is a full-stack web app framework that unifies and integrates Ajax, JSF, EJB3, Portlets, and BPM. This excerpt from the to-be-released first book on Seam introduces Seam's capabilities. 17
An update from the Spring team on Spring 2's delay to late Sept to improve JMS, JPA, and integrate with OSGi. 5
A must-read tutorial showing how to use Grails (Java's Groovy answer to Ruby on Rails) to quickly build a functional website around an existing EJB 3 entity bean domain model with very little code. 22
An essential glossary of new terms and concepts in EJB 3. Demystifies buzzwords like IoC, Configuration by Exception, POJO, POJI, Dependency Injection etc. 5
In this book Anil Hemrajani relates Agile practices to Java and the Spring, Hibernate, and Eclipse open source toolsets. It's a useful book for technical managers and Java web developers. 4
A detailed look at the implementation and architecture behind 2M line of code, truly mission critical Java application. 11