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Sunil Parikh02/01/10
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Drools JBoss Rules 5.0 Developer’s Guide

I thoroughly enjoyed reviewing this book and its example code. It covers many advanced topics and it's clear to me that the author worked hard to put together the book's contents. I enjoyed that,...

Ferdinando Sant...01/27/10
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C# in Depth, 2nd Edition

The early access version that I have of this book allowed me to read and review two full chapters: 13 and 14. Chapter 13 deals with “minor changes” C# brings to developers. Chapter 14 sheds light...

Arbi Sookazian01/26/10
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JBoss RichFaces 3.3 Book Review

JBoss RichFaces is a rich AJAX component...

Jeroen Wenting01/26/10
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Pro JPA 2: Mastering the Java™ Persistence API

Intended for Java developers working with or planning to work with the JEE6 platform and in particular the JPA2/EJB3.1 subsystems. The original Pro JPA book is an excellent introduction and...

Stephen Robillard01/18/10
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A Review of “24 Deadly Sins of Software Security: Programming Flaws and How to Fix Them”

I was thrilled to be able to read and review this book, since I had read most of the previous version “19 Deadly Sins of Software Security: Programming Flaws and How to Fix Them” while sitting in...

David Sills01/11/10
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JBoss Tools 3 Developer's Guide

Chapter 1: An overview of JBoss ToolsJBoss Tools includes a set of Eclipse plug-ins that support the development, deployment, and testing of JEE applications. It brings together a lot of...

Mitch Pronschinske01/04/10
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Book Preview: Enterprise Cloud Adoption and the "Whack-a-Mole Effect"

Many businesses are enamored with the cloud.  They've heard all the buzz and they've been sold on its benefits.  Concerns about security stay the hands of some potential customers, but another aspect that should give pause to enterprises is the potentially...

Piergiorgio Lucidi12/21/09
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Alfresco 3 Enterprise Content Management Implementation

Chapter 1: Introduction to Alfresco The first chapter is dedicated to showing Alfresco to first-time users, with all the main features, the repository structure and the software architecture. This...

Tijs Rademakers12/16/09
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Open source ESBs: please collaborate!

Although you may have the feeling it's a bit quiet in open source ESB space, there's still a lot of innovation and work being done in these projects. Some weeks ago Mitch from DZone posted a nice overview article of his list of top open source ESBs and this...

Manuel Jordan12/16/09
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Pro Spring Dynamic Modules for OSGi Service Platforms

Chapter 1: Introducing OSGi This chapter starts off with asection called OSGi Concepts and Architecture where JVM, Java Classes and CLASSPATH are covered. After this comes, Class Loaders: Custom...

Mike Hadlow12/15/09
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Book Review: Enterprise Integration Patterns

I’ve just finished reading ‘Enterprise Integration Patterns’ by Gregor Hohpe and Bobby Woolf for the second time. I first read it when it was published back in 2004. At the time I was struggling with web application architecture, and so it wasn’t...

Matt Stine12/14/09
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Author Interview: Dave Klein on Grails: A Quick Start Guide

I recently had the opportunity to interview Dave Klein, the author of DZone's Getting Started with Grails Refcard and Grails: A Quick-Start Guide for the Pragmatic Programmers, affectionately known in Twitter circles as "GQuick." You may have...

Ryan Little12/04/09
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Programming Google App Engine (Animal Guide)

As one of today's cloud computing services, Google App Engine does more than provide access to a large system of servers. It also offers you a simple model...

Mark Needham12/04/09
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Fundamentals of Object-Oriented Design in UML: Book Review

One of my favourite recent blog posts is one written by Sammy Larbi on coupling and cohesion and while discussing it with Phil he suggested that I would probably like this book and in particular the chapter on connascence which I've previously written...

Manuel Jordan12/02/09
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JBoss Tools 3 Developers Guide

This is an interesting book, where the author knows how explain the step by step approach while using huge amounts of images throughout the book. Chapter 1: An Overview of JBoss Tools The...