Category Archives: Java

The Return of Java Thread Scheduling Inconsistency

Back in the day (late 90’s) thread scheduling issues were pretty common. JVM’s mapped Java threads to native threads (or processes) in a variety of ways. But, over time, the differences have faded away. Multi-threaded code and multi-core machines are … Continue reading

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Staged Event-Driven Architecture

Much of the work with which I have had the privilege of being involved has required scalability and various forms of asynchronous processing.  This article at the Server Side provides a good overview of how to take advantage of asynchronous messaging … Continue reading

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Java Finally 100% Open Source

This is great news for Java.  It’ll open the door for inclusion in open OS distributions (Linux, FreeBSD, etc.)  I hope this will also improved the delivery of updated JDK’s for my OS X machines at home.

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In Too Deep – Part Deux

Busy with the details of moving my family half way across the country, I haven’t had time to post in a while. However, I’m now back in Colorado and glad to be home! Many thanks to my current employer for … Continue reading

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AJAX tool set for Java

Going back through my “to read” pile last night, I discovered a potentially useful Java/AJAX framework called Direct Web Remoting(DWR).  It seems that until recently, the Ruby crowd owned all the new cool AJAX stuff.  However, DWR offers reverse AJAX … Continue reading

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