If J2EE based portals, JSR 168 or WSRP mean anything to you, I urge you to join this community.
I just recently learned of a site that is currently hosting a Portal Software Poll. Read this blog to learn more. I also have some other cool Portal/Portlet links you might be interested in.
Just thought the community might want to keep tabs on the latest regarding Portals and Portlets.
A "quick-and-dirty" GUI is a mess until it is refactored using the MVC pattern. With each step the design became simpler, until it is now "simple", the highest compliment one can pay a design.
For the Jeopardy project, I have been searching for the right toolkit. Swing is a well known, already tested option while SWT stands there as a sparkling, brand new toolkit, which has been the building blocks of Eclipse. I always knew that it would be a hard choice.
The stunning conclusion to our JDJ article on Java game development is now available
After 11 years documenting Java (10 of those working on The Java Tutorial) I've joined engineering. Who wants to replace me?
Everything you wanted to know about the new OpenGL-based Java 2D pipeline in J2SE 5.0, and much much more...
The transcript is now available for the Java Live chat "What's New in Swing?" (Tuesday, November 9).
JavaHelp(TM) V2.0_02 was released yesterday. This is an update release with new features including a the possibility of using a native/alternate content viewer and support of the GTK Look and Feel.
Joshua asks for ideas on webstarts problems and possible solutions
There have been a number of threads and discussions on Java development on macosx. I'd like to relate my personal experiences in case it's of interest to anyone.
Java Web Services and XML
Amazon.com Simple Queue Service... hosted SOA platform.
Did you know that the announcements for every project at Java.Net is available as an RSS feed? Did you know we have several cool RSS-based projects at Java.Net? I just finished a pass to take advantage of the feed mechanism in the home page of the Java WS & XML community, and started a few Wiki pages to advertise our projects...
Apache Derby is the latest database to join the OpenSource ranks. It is easy to get Derby working with the J2EE SDK.
Help to shape the next version of the Java AVK for the Enterprise by taking a short survey.
Recent changes to JXTA configuration and the "classic" configuration dialog simplfy and improve the configuration process.
Global Education and Learning
Moving from mainframe assembler language to Java.
Graduation in the Global Education & Learning Community is upon us. This time the fare is aimed at helping teachers teach with visualization tools.
This month is the ten-year anniversary of the publication of Design Patterns, by Gamma, Helm, Johnson and Vlissides. I'm proud to announce that ten years after the publication of this important book, I've co-authored my own book on design patterns, Head First Design Patterns, now available from O'Reilly and Associates.