Better Developer Experience in Version 1.5 of the Data Access Framework MetaModel

by Michael Stal Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 22, 2011 1's open-source Java framework MetaModel implements a unified API for the access, exploration, and query of different datastores., both a website and an open source software organization dedicated to "the development of Open Source software related to Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing", has recently published version 1.5 of MetaModel.


Microsoft Has Open Sourced the Common Compiler Infrastructure

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Apr 16, 2009

Microsoft Research has open sourced the Common Compiler Infrastructure: Metadata (CCI) and CCI: Code and AST projects containing a set of libraries used by compilers and other programming tools to manipulate metadata in CLR assemblies and debug files. The CCI: Metadata components subsume System.Reflection while CCI: Code and AST subsumes System.CodeDom.


WCF and Information Disclosure Threats

by Hartmut Wilms Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 26, 2008 1

Anil John writes about Information Disclosure Threats and Web Services. In his article he delves into the details of how potential attackers use to prepare their attacks and how some common web service practices ‘support’ these threats.


Aspects: An Easy Tool for Annotation Handling?

by Srini Penchikala Follow 38 Followers on  Sep 08, 2008 3

While many think of Aspects for cross-cutting concerns such as transaction management, persistence and role based security, another key value for them has been as an enabler for Annotations for ordinary projects. Using Aspects as a way to implement annotation handlers is a different way to think of them than as the traditional architect's "cross cutting concerns" view.


Best Practices for SOA Governance: a User Survey

by Jean-Jacques Dubray Follow 3 Followers on  Aug 06, 2008

One of the key takeaways from this survey is that SOA is real and happening on a large scale. Governance was critical or moderately important for 91% of the respondents. The survey also sampled the most popular SOA standards. InfoQ spoke with Miko Matsumura, Deputy CTO of Software AG, who commented the results.

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