ActiveJPA is a Java implementation of Martin Fowler’s Active Record pattern that wraps around JPA and provides useful abstractions to simplify data access. With ActiveJPA, models themselves act as a DAO and interact with the database without requiring additional code for the DAL. In this article the primary committer discusses ActiveJPA and provides plenty of usage examples.
Writing Java software that correctly makes use of concurrency requires careful thought. Static analysis tools can analyze source code or compiled bytecode to discover latent bugs hidden within code. 1
The new book Real World OCaml provides a deep dive into the OCaml programming language. InfoQ caught up with the authors to hear about real world Ocaml users, its unique features, and much more.
In this article Ping Chen shares her experiences on how to pragmatically maintain a large legacy application. 9
Instead of Visual Studio, So some developers turn to lightweight editors such as Notepad++ for their scripting needs. Oleg Shilo talks about his project to add better CS-Script plugin for Notepad++.
Garbage Collection takes minutes to learn and a lifetime to master. In this article Master trainer/consultant Ben Evans summarizes his recent InfoQ presentation "Visualizing Garbage Collection"
By combining asynchronous I/O with a shared-nothing architecture, PyParallel research project is able to execute code in a parallel context faster than it can using CPython’s normal interpreter.
Some users are interacting with databases through complex SQL queries, both in terms of performance as well as expressivity. If SQL and JPA are diverging, where will our data interaction patterns go? 3