Daily del.icio.us for March 22nd through March 26th
March 26, 2010
Usability, RIA, and GWT – 6 Questions to Ask your Users | Summa Blog – In conclusion, while definitely not an exhaustive list, I hope these questions at least sparked some thought as to what types of things you’ll want to ask your users and business owners prior to jumping into your GWT code
Load Testing Relational Databases With JMeter – Apache JMeter is a performance testing tool which is entirely written in Java. Any application that works on request/response model can be load tested with JMeter. A relational database is not an exception: receives sql queries, executes them and returns the results of the execution.
The Pragmatic Bookshelf | Seven Languages in Seven Weeks – Ruby, Io, Prolog, Scala, Erlang, Clojure, Haskell. With Seven Languages in Seven Weeks, by Bruce A. Tate, you’ll go beyond the syntax—and beyond the 20-minute tutorial you’ll find someplace online. This book has an audacious goal: to present a meaningful exploration of seven languages within a single book.
Microsoft, Google eye Twitter-like services for work | Beyond Binary – CNET News – Microsoft, for example, is testing OfficeTalk, a microblogging service that's a sort of Twitter for businesses, while Google has been using an inside-the-company version of its Google Buzz feature to allow co-workers to share information with one another.
For the Love of Vaadin: RIAs Done Right « Design By Gravity – Vaadin uses GWT as a presentation layer for the UI components in the web browser, but all your programming is in Java on the server side. You build up UI’s with layout managers, just like in Swing.
Spotlight on Java Persistence 2.0, with Linda DeMichiel | Java.net – Linda begins with an historical presentation of the evolution of Java persistence, starting with its origins within EJB 3.0, the emergence of JPA 1.0, and now Java Persistence 2.0 (JSR 317).
Java IDEs: the Blue Heeler, the Dachshund and the Labradoodle ~ C for Coding – Java, in my opinion, has the best IDEs of any language or platform bar none. Say what you want about the language but the IDEs are, on the whole, first rate. That doesn’t mean there aren’t bumps along the road however.
Guice (pronounced ‘juice’) is a lightweight dependency injection framework for Java – Put simply, Guice alleviates the need for factories and the use of new in your Java code. Think of Guice's @Inject as the new new. You will still need to write factories in some cases, but your code will not depend directly on them. Your code will be easier to change, unit test and reuse in other contexts
Flex 4 is Here! Go forth and build better software! – Flex 4 and its counterpart, Flash Builder 4, are now publicly available! We’ve also launched a new flex.org and added a ton of new Flex 4 samples in Tour de Flex!