This article presents a library supporting the development of highly-scalable applications that take advantage of an underlying multi-core hardware. The library is part of the Amino Library Project. One example: ensure scalability of applications by using , java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentHashMap to replace a synchronized HashTable.
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.
Boris Lublinsky interviews Jeff Davis as part of a review of Davis' new book, Open Source SOA. The book covers the selection and usage of the open source products for SOA implementation. The interview poses questions about SOA as "business problem" or technical distributed system; SOAP vs. REST; WSDL, and "adherence to standards" as an evaluation criteria, among other topics.
This article explores how Gorilla Logic's new, open source Flex user interface automation testing tool, FlexMonkey, can enhance the productivity of both developers and QA testers. 3
This article introduces RGen, a modelling framework inspired by openArchitectureWare. RGen uses internal DSLs for defining metamodels and offers a full modelling stack for Ruby. 2
This article compares two similar products, Adobe’s LiveCycle Data Services (LCDS) and Open Source Blaze Data Services, helping the user choosing between the two. 4
InfoQ has published a sample chapter from the book “Open Source ESBs In Action” and took the opportunity to interview the authors about their experience in using open source ESBs. 1
Eclipse RAP (Rich Ajax Platform) in the real world is covered, in this case study which looks at how CAS Software AG used RAP on a recent new product offering. 3
Smooks is best known for its transformation capabilities, but in this article Tom Fennelly describes how you can also use it for structured event streaming. 17
InfoQ takes a look at the JavaFX preview build and talks to Sun Staff Engineer Joshua Marinacci about the upcoming version 1 release expected this autumn. 10
In this article, Bryon Jacob and Chris Berry continue their description of AtomServer, their implementation of a full-fledged Atom Store based on Apache Abdera.
In this article, Bryon Jacob and Chris Berry introduce AtomServer, their implementation of a full-fledged Atom Store based on Apache Abdera, which is now available as open source. 8