Tag Archives: Java

2GX Wrapup

Post by Ben Edwards

Jesse and I have been back from the Groovy/Grails Experience in Reston, Virginia for about a week now and we have had time to digest what we took in. Like most conferences, it was the time between sessions I found … Continue reading

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Grails: The Clear Java Framework Winner

Post by Ben Edwards

Application Architect for ThoughtWorks, Neal Ford comments on the homebrew (or what he calls craptaculous) framework and what he thinks of Grails as it approaches 1.0: Which suggests a clear new front runner in the Java world: Grails. Because it … Continue reading

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Dynamic and Static Language Smackdown!

Post by Scott Vlaminck

Thursday, Thursday, THURSDAY! At the O’Shaughnessy Science Hall! See your favorite dynamic language take on the statics! Ok, actually, The Object Technology User Group is hosting a panel discussion titled “The Language Debate: Panel Discussion on Dynamic and Static Type … Continue reading

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On the importance of language idioms

Post by Jesse O'Neill-Oine

Venkat has a very nice post on the importance of language idioms.  He starts with a small Java Swing application and transitions it to Groovy, JRuby, and JavaScript.  I can’t get enough of this kind of stuff, because it shows … Continue reading

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Java is not slow!

Post by Jesse O'Neill-Oine

I can’t add much to this JDJ article on the speed of Java other than… Amen. Many people have this misconception that Java is slow, but that simply is not true in one of Java’s best environments: web applications. The … Continue reading

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When plumbing outweighs business logic 10:1

Post by Casey

This full Java call stack between the HTTP and DB layer gives a visual representation of the problem with most “Enterprise” Java Web Applications today. And the problem really isn’t the number of layers (this one shows 97); most of … Continue reading

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