Recently, an early release draft of a Distributed OSGi requirements and design document has been published, long with a reference implementation as part of Apache CXF. 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, and its significance to the OSGi specification and community.
This article demonstrates how to build and orchestrate highly configurable and extensible yet light-weight embedded process flow using Aspect Oriented Programming (AOP) techniques. The current examples are based on Spring AOP and Aspect J, however other AOP techniques could be used to accomplish the same results.
In this article, Srini Penchikala discusses Domain Driven Design from a practical stand-point. The article looks at architectural guidelines and best practices that can be used in a DDD project. 53
BEA has released a preview of SCA support in WebLogic 10.3 based on Fabric3. We spoke with Jim Marino (BEA) and Meeraj(VocaLink) about SOA, approaches to adopt SCA and key benefits.
Many teams struggle when moving their applications to use Dependency Injection. In this article, Paul Hammant explains how to move an existing application from a nest-of-singletons design to DI. 3
The first in a series of articles exploring what's new in Spring 2.5: annotation support for dependency injection, auto-detection of Spring components on the classpath and lifecycle methods. 23
Srini & Kavitha Penchikala give an overview of the support provided by Spring framework in the areas of unit and integration testing, with a sample application. 16
InfoQ spoke to the lead developers of the most important open source Java Web-services stacks about their design goals, standards, data binding, XML, interoperability, REST support, and maturity. 12
Gavin Terrill explains the humble "ETag Response Header", and how to integrate its use in a Spring and Hibernate based web app to improve application performance and scalability. 12
Vigil Bose gives a framework for doing dynamic business event routing using the command pattern and AOP facilities in Spring. 13
Jonas Boner gives an overview of Spring Web Flow and Terracotta and shows how to cluster SWF with Terracotta. 2