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Archive for the ‘Java’ Category

I’ve been doing some development in Grails lately. It’s a Ruby-on-Rails-esque platform based on Groovy. If you’ve ever done traditional Java web programming and hated it (JSPs, this-config, that-config… you get the picture.) it’s really a breath of fresh air. I don’t know how I could ever go back. It has a handy webflow feature […]

Monday, December 27th, 2010 at 22:06 0 comments

I haven’t had any real need to use Java over the past 12 months or so (been working mostly with ColdFusion and PHP backends), which also means I haven’t had any real need to upgrade my Java IDE from NetBeans 6.1 either. I needed to whip up a little Java the other day, which eventually […]

Monday, July 27th, 2009 at 17:36 0 comments

This is a review of Rich Internet Applications with Adobe Flex and Java (subtitled Secrets of the Masters), authored by Yakov Fain, Dr. Victor Rasputnis, and Anatole Tartakovsky.  Published by SYS-CON Media, 2007.  4 stars. I ordered this book for two reasons.  The first was that I had read reports that it was purported to […]

Saturday, May 3rd, 2008 at 09:53 1 comment