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Aspect Oriented Programming (AOP) used to be a bit complex due to the exposure of the low level constructs to the Spring developer. But that's changed; both Spring and AOP have evolved. Manoj Debnath offers a canonical explanation of AOP and on how to implement it in Spring.
The main objective of Spring Data Access Object support is to make working with data access technologies such as JDBC, Hibernate, JPA or JDO easy and consistent. Read on to learn more.
Java Dependency injection (DI) is the way we decouple dependency relationships between objects. See DI in sample Java code and find out whether it's applicable for you.
KL Nitin and S. describe the Fork/Join framework and how it is used to address Java parallelism issues.
Traditionally in Java, parallel/concurrent programming has been considered to be one of the most difficult tasks to handle due to the overhead in managing threads. But since the release of Java5 and Java6, the specification has enhanced the multi-threading model with new APIs. Read on to learn more.
Windows Azure supports running applications in a variety of frameworks. Vipul Patel shows you how to run Java applications on Windows Azure.
Project Coin ushered in a notable set of Java 7 language changes. Here are five that cover everything from generics to NIO to GUIs.
New release of Coverity 5.5 static analysis tool integrates FindBugs and Jenkins to expand continuous build and test workflow.
Oracle lays out roadmap for Java releases
Java Chief Architect Mark Reinhold gives a glimpse of the future of Java at JavaOne, going beyond Java 7 to give a sneak peek of Java 8 and Java 9.
Annual Eclipse release train delivers IDE, modeling and runtime projects. What's new? What's noteworthy?
The language changes in Project Coin may be small but they deliver big improvements for Java 7 code complexity and maintenance.
AspectJ is easy to learn, leads to cleaner code and provides a standard way to handle crosscutting concerns--and that's just three of the five reasons Java developers should learn it.
The NetBeans 7 release adds Java 7 and HTML 5 support, as well as new integration with WebLogic to the open source IDE.
Java 7 introduces the ability to assert non-null objects. Find out which methods enable this feature and how to use them.
If you are a Java developer and your organization is jumping on the cloud computing bandwagon, here's what you can expect.
Get an at-a-glance look at all the information you need to prepare for and use the Java SE 7 Platform Specification (aka Java 7 or JDK 7).
Any day now your pointy-haired boss is going to ask you about this cloud stuff. Do you have a strategy? Can you even define it? Discover how easily it is to explain the cloud to your boss, and begin to start a longer discussion on all aspects of cloud computing.
If you use non-Java code that supports unified expression language, you can use it to make any CDI bean accessible to JSP or JSF.
Here's a stateless session bean that dynamically updates the gallery.xml document in SimpleViewer.
Use the NetBeans 6.9 Maven support to create a new NetBeans Platform application with CRUD capabilities.
Wrapping Java logging in your own class ensures the isLoggable() test is always made, while lazily binding the message creation.
New version of JRuby updates core Ruby on Java and adds performance improvements on Windows.
Open source language and tool development ramped up in 2010, a big year for Java and Ruby while PHP, Perl and Python also advanced.