• November 01, 2003 01 Nov'03

    Message-Driven Beans and Encapsulated Business Rules: How to design a rule-based MDB

    Cristina Belderrain describes the Encapsulated Business Rules pattern and shows how rule-based components can be implemented as message-driven beans to provide flexible, sophisticated business services. The sample source code applies encapsulated ...  Continue Reading

  • November 01, 2003 01 Nov'03

    Maven Magic

    Maven is a high-level, intelligent project management, build and deployment tool from the Apache project. There is nothing that Maven does that Ant cannot do. At the end of this article you will be able to build J2EE project artifacts using Maven.  Continue Reading

  • November 01, 2003 01 Nov'03

    Clustering TheServerSide

    TheServerSide has demonstrated J2EE portability in action by re-launching itself on a cluster of J2EE application servers. Firstly, we relaunched running on Oracle 9iAS and BEA WebLogic. We then added Sun ONE Application Server and Novell exteNd to ...  Continue Reading

  • November 01, 2003 01 Nov'03

    JUnit In Action

    When I first started to read JUnit in Action1, I was hoping that it wouldn't be a tutorial on the open source tool JUnit2. This book is far more than a tutorial. Learn about JUnit In Action.  Continue Reading

  • November 01, 2003 01 Nov'03

    Java Open Source Programming

    "Java Open Source Programming" is an interesting title as it could mean so many things. Take a look at many great open source technologies that developers should have in their toolboxes.  Continue Reading

  • November 01, 2003 01 Nov'03

    Simpler Java

    In this article, we'll examine a few frameworks, and look at the basic principles that they use to embrace simplicity. We'll look at a lightweight container and a persistence framework. Then, we'll look at how the larger J2EE vendors are supporting ...  Continue Reading