Apache Wicket is a powerful, light-weight component-based web application framework with strong separation of presentation and business logic. It enables you to create quality Web 2.0 applications which are easy to test, debug and support.
Dependency Injection by Dhanji R. Prasanna is a book that tries to explore the DI idiom in detail, and present techniques in Spring and Guice. Dhanji is a Google software engineer who works on Google Wave and also contributes to Guice, MVEL, and other open source projects.
Ryan Knight discusses how Adobe Flash Builder 4 beta provides tools for developing large-scale Flex applications, increasing developer productivity and workflow between designer and developer. He talks about how to leverage Flex's differences, details of some Flex modules, patterns and anti-patterns, and the Spring BlazeDS Integration Project.
This article looks at the Spring BlazeDS Integration project and provides examples of how applications are wired and how to convert an existing Spring project to use the new integration. 8
In a new article, Eric Newcomer writes about the current status of distributed OSGi and explains the reasons for standardizing it in the first place. 3
This article demonstrates how to build and orchestrate highly configurable and extensible yet light-weight embedded process flow using AOP techniques with Spring AOP and Aspect J. 13
Virtualization is more than just server consolidation. Advanced virtualization eases management, enhances flexibility, raises network throughput, and improves redundancy and uptime. 4
Smalltalk, a language that has had a big influence on Ruby, is making a comeback. We take a look at the current situation and talk to Randal L. Schwartz about Smalltalk. 5
Cloud services have helped bring virtualization to the forefront. Its full power however, also includes other benefits such as high availability, disaster recovery, and rapid provisioning. 1
VMware Infrastructure 3: Advanced Technical Design Guide and Advanced Operations Guide provides a wealth of practical insights into setting up virtualization in todays corporate environments.
Spring 2.5 rolled out a comprehensive set of annotations that can be used for auto-discovery of Spring-managed objects, dependency injection, lifecycle methods, Web layer configuration, and testing. 15
While virtualization provides many benefits, security can not be a forgotten concept in its application.