Manage RSS feeds with the Rome API – Java World – In this article John Ferguson Smart shows you how to use the Rome API to read and process RSS feeds in any format. You’ll also learn how to set up an RSS feed to deliver build reports in a continuous integration environment, using Continuum as your CI ser
Velocity or FreeMarker? – Java World – In this article, Jeroen van Bergen explains where template engines fit into your application architecture and shows you some of the operations common to all template engines. Finally, he compares the two leading Java template engines, Velocity and FreeMar
Enterprise Java Community: Design to Unit Test – The key to writing good unit tests starts with a good design. Design should facilitate unit testing. A design thought out on solid design principles like creating clean interfaces, composing objects correctly, using dependencies properly help writing test
Rails Yet To Make Dent in the Enterprise – The eardrum-rupturing buzz around Ruby on Rails among Web developers is understandable. So why is this free, open, easy-to-use, passionately advocated Web-app framework having such a hard time gaining serious traction in the enterprise?
HTML V5 and XHTML V2 – While the intention of both HTML V5 and XHTML V2 is to improve on the existing versions, the approaches the developers chose to make those improvements is very different.
New elements in HTML 5 – HTML 5 introduces new elements to HTML for the first time since the last millennium. New structural elements include aside, figure, and section. New inline elements include time, meter, and progress. New embedding elements include video and audio.
Download Query Express – Query Express is a simple Query Analyzer look-alike, but being small and free it can be run where the SQL Server client tools are not installed or licensed. This makes it especially useful as a query tool for MSDE and SQL Express. It also connects to Orac
Videocast: How to Succeed at Unit Testing by Agitar Software – In this Tech Talk Alberto Savoia, CTO of Agitar Software explains how his early experiences with agile development at Google turned him into an evangelist for unit and developer testing, but also made him realize that, without some automation, most develo
Bill de hÓra: Tab switching with SiteMesh – Using SiteMesh and CSS selectors for menus – Here’s another technique that uses the SiteMesh’s decorator:getProperty tag and leverages CSS selectors instead of scripts.
Building a better Zebra Table | geeks not nerds – Today while surfing I stumbled onto this site: Stripe your tables the OO way. After reading it, I realized that it was hopelessly overcomplicated for what it needed to do, so I thought I’d write a better one
Ext JS Blog – Ext v1.1 Released – The Ext team is proud to announce the immediate availability of Ext v1.1 for download. The 1.1 version includes the new stand-alone version of Ext, a lightweight HTML editor, a new Ext.Ajax utility class, enhancements to DateField and DatePicker