- Mockito – Pros, Cons, and Best Practices | Javalobby – You don't hear about EasyMock much any more, and Mockito seems to have replaced it in mindshare. And for good reason: it is better.
- HOWTO: Setting Up a New Ubuntu GNU/Linux Box for Java/CFML Development – Matt Woodward’s posterous – HOWTO: Setting Up a New Ubuntu GNU/Linux Box for Java/CFML Development
- Raible Designs | RE: Moving from Spring to Java EE 6: The Age of Frameworks is Over – Java EE 6 might be a better foundation to build upon, but it's certainly not going to replace frameworks
- Google’s guava java: the easy parts | Coppery Keen Claws – Google’s guava is one of the best, most useful all-purpose java libraries to come out in a long time. It’s surprising that it isn’t standard in most projects now
- What does IBM joining OpenJDK mean for Java? – Apache Asserts – This week IBM announced it would be supporting Oracle's OpenJDK. At first glance it seems like "Great!" Isn't it good that two big supporters of Java are getting behind a single open source project? Well, in my personal opinion, no. It is bad. Bad for Java. I'll try to explain why
- Spring Roo 1.1.0.RC1 Released | SpringSource.org – We're pleased to announce the availability of Spring Roo 1.1.0.RC1. Spring Roo is a lightweight developer tool that makes it fast and easy to deliver instant results for Java developers. This new release almost 300 enhancements
- MyEclipse for Spring | Spring Development with MyEclipse | Spring Scaffolding | Spring Tutorial |||| – Google Web Toolkit (GWT) scaffolding generates ready-to-run GWT applications from existing artifacts such as database schemas, Java Beans and JPA entities. Within a matter of minutes, automatically create an application that contains a GWT front-end integrated with a Spring (Spring/JPA/Hibernate) back-end
- Google Web Toolkit Blog: GWT 2.1 RC1 is now available – Building on the three previous milestones, we're happy to announce the first release candidate (RC1) of GWT 2.1. Along with the new components and features, we've solidified the Activities/Places, RequestFactory, Editor framework, and Cell-based widget APIs
- The PTO addresses Bilski and software patents | opensource.com – The Bilski majority emphasized that abstract ideas are not patentable, and recognized that allowing patents for abstract ideas could hinder innovation. Thus there's still room for discussion of the legal standard for when, if ever, there should be patents on software.
- Project Voldemort – A distributed database – Voldemort is not a relational database – It is basically just a big, distributed, persistent, fault-tolerant hash table
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