Monthly Archives: April 2010

HTML Server Push

As web applications become more and more a rich clients like, the need for html/http based server push notifications become increases. As a GWT developer, I found a very interesting document in the server push FAQ from the google web toolkit … Continue reading

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Java platform roundtable, Spring 2010

There are some real nice statements I found in the article named “Java platform roundtable, Spring 2010”: Alex Miller A typical Java Web app uses 15 or 20 MB of frameworks before you can even start writing code! Getting started with … Continue reading

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gwt-pectin point 7 release

gwt-pectin is a form binding and validation framework based on the PresentationModel, ValueModel and PassiveView patterns. The version 0.7 fixes some issues, improves the API and adds new features: this version introduces a new command & event API under the … Continue reading

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Matching rules with Hamcrest

Hamcrest is library of matcher objects to define matching rules declaratively. You get a Java DSL for buildung assertions, constraints and predicates in quite more readable fashion. Typical scenarios are writing of assertions in (unit) tests, expectations in mocking frameworks, … Continue reading

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GWT Large scale application development

There is a two part article on the GWT docs homepage talking about large scale application development and GWT: Building any large scale application has its hurdles, and GWT apps are no exception. Multiple developers working simultaneously on the same … Continue reading

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Pentaho Data Integration (Kettle) v4 preview available

Pentaho released a preview version of Kettle 4 today. Besides a lot of new features and enhancements (new step types, repository enhancements, enhanced logging infrastructure, scheduling dialog, …) the graphical interface Spoon to design transformations and jobs has been enriched with reporting/olap … Continue reading

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Hades 1.5 and 2.0 RC1 released

Hades is a utility library to work with Data Access Objects implemented with Spring and JPA. The main goal is to ease the development and operation of a data access layer in applications. The big feature of Hades 1.5 is … Continue reading

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