• July 30, 2004 30 Jul'04

    Free Maker vs Velocity

    Learn how to convert the MyUsers sample app from JSP to Velocity, and also to FreeMarker. Since this app uses SiteMesh, this is fairly easy.  Continue Reading

  • July 29, 2004 29 Jul'04

    Container Client Interface

    Learn about an open source project CCI (Container Client Interface). Java API could be used by lots of other projects including Ant tasks, Maven plugins, IDE plugins, Cactus, etc.  Continue Reading

  • July 28, 2004 28 Jul'04

    Optimizing CMP Entity Beans with Databases

    Before I took over the responsibilities of EJB container for OC4J, I always thought EJBs and especially CMP entity beans were useless and nobody uses them at all. But I soon realized, there are thousands of Oracle customers who use EJBs and CMPs in ...  Continue Reading

  • July 01, 2004 01 Jul'04

    J2EE Without EJB

    I was excited to see J2EE Development without EJB come across my desk at work. This is the new book by Rod Johnson and Juergen Hoeller, both known well partly for being the lead developers of the Spring Framework.  Continue Reading