Ok this week I didn’t have much time for reading the net, however here are some interesting links
Commons Configuration provides a generic configuration interface which enables a Java application to read configuration data from a variety of sources.
…closures (or better lambda expressions) will (probably) be added to JDK7..
…giving some practical examples of lambdas, how functional programming in Java could look like and how lambdas could affect some of the well known libraries in Java land…
In this part I’ll focus on how the addition of lambdas could affect one of the most used standard APIs – the Collections API.
for those interested in, there are some previews of the 4th version of Symbian OS
Recently, DZone MVB Cedric Beust unveiled JCommander, a tool he developed that takes away the manual labor of command line parsing. Just six days after posting his announcement for JCommander 1.0, he’s already got an expanded 1.1 version out. New features include simple internationalization, type converters, and password parameters.
This past weekend I spent a good amount of time trying to solve an OutOfMemoryError that made Eclipse crash every 5 minutes.
Apparently the Ubuntu folks have started putting some weight behind their recommendations for switching to the “OpenJDK.” Fortunately, the official, “proprietary” Java is still available through another Ubuntu repository.
Hopefully every developer knows JSON protocol or has at least heard about it. In Google Web Toolkit technology, JSON is a very common protocol
Here is an hibernate configuration file that works under WSAD/Websphere with an Oracle9i. Just remember to fix datasource and default_schema.