SpringSource's Rossen Stoyanchev introduces the Spring MVC REST features available in Spring 3 and relates them to JAX-RS, highlighting the similarities and differences between the two programming models.
William El Kaim describes an Open Cloud Model based on agile principles and driven by an independent user community to define it further. He provides a sketch of a potential Cloud Operating System. He also defines the SHINE principles for transforming IT into BT (Business Technology).
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. 9
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. 2
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.