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· Naughties
· · 2007
· · · February
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Tab Sweep · As usu­al, there isn’t a uni­fy­ing the­me. In this is­sue: lumpi­ness, stuff, mi­cro­for­mat­s, eye can­dy, metapro­gram­ming, beard­s, and psy­chol­o­gy ...
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SOA, REST, Java · What I usu­al­ly do in this space is grum­ble and whine about SOA & SOAP and so on. To­day, let’s start with a laugh, in­stead. But ac­tu­al­ly, there’s news; the Ja­va tribe has de­cid­ed to take REST se­ri­ous­ly, see JSR 311 and, for some more point­er­s, Eduardo’s write-up. I haven’t had time to do a deep-dive, but I’m re­as­sured by the pres­ence of Marc Hadley A.K.A. the WADL guy; and it looks that there will be oth­er re­al ex­perts at the table. On the oth­er hand, El­liotte Rusty Harold emits an ex­tend­ed snarl. (Sam­ple: “I hope we can de­rail this completely...”) Hey El­liot­te, I guess mak­ing friends and in­flu­enc­ing peo­ple is for loser­s, right? The proof of the pud­ding, ob­vi­ous­ly, is in the eat­ing, but the fact that this dis­cus­sion is hap­pen­ing has to be a good thing ...
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