So Kepler dropped today. I have been writing Akka code lately and was pretty sure there would be no way to use it. I was right. The Scala IDE, a product that only exists as an eclipse plugin, did not even bother to get ready for this train.
People often ask me how they can map a java.util.Map such that the keys become the node names. In this post I will demonstrate how this can be done using the new Variable Node mapping that we have added in EclipseLink MOXy.
Having many projects open the same time, and working on them in parallel is a challenge. Ok, the human brain is not built for multitasking, but I still try ;-) . What I typically I end up in my Eclipse Problems View to have entries from multiple projects mixed up:
Working on a mobile app for Service Car Management. Goal: easy to use, one device to rule them all, some customers will have own servers, smaller ones want to avoid IT overhead, so the solution should work with / without extra servers.
On behalf of the MOXy JAXB committers (great job by all), I am very proud to announce that EclipseLink 2.5 has been released and is available for download. In this post I will summarize what is new in the MOXy component.
It takes effort, persistence & contributions from a lot of folks to build a truly rewarding developer community that benefits everyone involved. This will be a quick post thanking several people that I truly respect & enjoy working with, along with thoughts on running a technical User Group.
Java EE 7 is officially done as of this week. Linda DeMichiel just announced on the Oracle blog that the Java EE 7 Platform JSR, as well as the more compact Web Profile JSR for this EE version, have both been approved by the Java Community Process.
The history of computer systems is also the history of bugs, including epic, disastrous bugs that have caused millions of $ in damage and destruction and even death, as well as many other less spectacular but expensive system and project failures.