Daily del.icio.us for May 28, 2007 through May 29, 2007

  • InfoQ: Presentation: Using Google GWT – At JavaZone, GWT lead Bruce Johnson intro’d GWT including high-performance AJAX, internationalization, and integration with existing web apps. The presentor Bruce Johnson is works at Google as Tech Lead of the Google Web Toolkit (GWT).
  • LINA – open source everywhere – With LINA, a single executable written and compiled for Linux can be run with native look and feel on Windows, Mac OS X, and UNIX operating systems.
  • JSF Central – Your JavaServer Faces Community – JBoss: The JavaServer Faces Powerhouse? – JBoss has proven itself a force in the J2EE application server market. Now, with Seam and the acquisition of some exciting new products, JBoss is jockeying for control of the JavaServer Faces market.
  • Slashdot | 8 Reasons Not To Use MySQL (And 5 To Adopt It) – CIO.com asked two open-source experts to enumerate the reasons to choose MySQL and to pick something else. Tina Gasperson takes the 5 reasons to use MySQL side, and Brent Toderash discusses 8 reasons not to.
  • dev2dev: Effective Java Exceptions – Although the Java exception model has generated spirited discussion during its lifetime, it provides excellent value when it is applied correctly. Using the Java exception model properly will keep your application simple, maintainable, and correct.
  • Neal Gafter’s blog: Removing Language Features? – I believe Java could be simplified by treating all exception types as unchecked without breaking existing code. This could also result in a simplification of future language extensions and APIs. But would the language be better off w/o checked exceptions?