Weekly links 2010-28

Profile Your Applications with Java VisualVM | Javalobby

When you need to discover what part of an application is consuming more CPU or memory, you need to use a profiler. One profiler, packed by default with the Sun JDK is Java VisualVM.

How Can Oracle Make JavaFX More Popular? | Javalobby

A nice reflection (especially in comments) about this Oracle/Sun technology.

Patterns For Better Unit Testing With JPA | Javalobby

An example on hot handle Unit Tests and generally TDD for applications that highly interact with a database.

Steve On Java ยป Open Source JavaFX Petition

A petition for asking Oracle to make JavaFX open source.

Betwixt the Brackets

A nice and concise explanation on how to convert java object into XML.

Betwixt the Brackets