What is modularity and why is it important for the Java platform ? Jeff Hanson takes a look at the long and winding road to bring modularity into the Java platform. Including two JSRs that propose to bring modularity to Java 7 : JSR-291 (Dynamic Component Support for Java SE) and JSR-277 (Java Module System). Read Jeff's post on 'The case for Java modularity' http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/jw-08-2008/jw-08-java-modularity.html