Design Patterns

Effective Java v2 finally ships

Effective Java second edition finally started shipping this week. I dreamed of this day in one of my earlier blog post ­čÖé As predicted, it finally made it this year during JavaOne. Even this year, Joshua had a session on “More ‘Effective Java'” – third in a row since 2006. Read more…

By Arul, ago
JEE

Server Consolidation – a smart move

This week’s major acquisition announcements of Bea by Oracle and MySQL by Sun are considered significant milestone in consolidating J2EE application servers and open source database servers. The application server market is witnessing a strong convergence with 9 Java EE 5 compatible implementations vs 17 J2EE 1.4 vs 22 J2EE Read more…

By Arul, ago
Personal

Black out on Jan 16

My web site has┬áreached its maximum bandwidth limit on Jan 16. Unfortunately, I was traveling on this day,┬áso I could not fix this problem immediately. I have hosted Spring MVC tutorial using NetBeans on my website which would have been worsely hit as this is referenced from NetBeans.org. Any ways, Read more…

By Arul, ago
Java

Effective Java and Java in 2008

Effective Java Second Edition slips to ship in 2007, though Ted originally predicted in his 2006 Tech predictions. Finally, it is likely to be released around the time frame of Java One 2008 in May. I hope that Joshua does not change his original 2007 title “Effective Java: This Time Read more…

By Arul, ago
Java

Android SDK is out. Its Java, not J2ME:)

Today, Google released the Android platform SDK to the developer community. It comes with tools and APIs to develop applications on the open mobile platform using the Java programming language. It comes with an emulator and Eclipse plugin for development. The SDK is already available on Windows, Mac OS X Read more…

By Arul, ago
Mobility

Google bigbangs mobile industry with Android

Today, Google announced the most awaited mobile strategy backed by the industry’s big wees. The momentum turned into Open Handset Alliance with more than 30 technology and mobile companies which developed the first complete, open and free mobile platform. Developers will have access to the Android SDK on November 12. Read more…

By Arul, ago
Mobility

iPhone – connecting minds

Finally, I had a chance to touch and feel the iPhone in an Apple retail store in West Des Moines. [singlepic=10,320,240,,] I was blown away by the technology Apple has brought to its consumers. Watching YouTube videos in a mobile device is just amazing. Facebook on iPhone connects you to Read more…

By Arul, ago