SCWCD – The 3 Steps to Success!

After my completion of SCDJWS I had written about the 3 steps to success in SCDJWS which has helped many who were new in the web services domain to help them get prepared and confident about preparing for the big exam! Following the same foot steps I am now presenting in front of you 3…

The Struts Framework – Why choose it?

Struts is a J2EE web application framework created and maintained by Apache Software Foundation Group (ASF). It is a controller framework based on the Front Controller pattern and used to create an MVC (Model View Controller) architecture. What is a Front Controller Pattern? A Front controller pattern follows the rule of having a single entity…

Looping through Collections is fun in Java 5

Edit: This post was earlier titled “Looping through Collections is fun in Java 6” which has now been renamed to “Looping through Collections is fun in Java 5” due to the accidental discrepancy of mentioning the feature belonging to Java 6. The mistake is rectified. Thanks for the feedback to all. The traditional looping for…

Getting started with IoC – A simplified tutorial

I had mentioned about Inversion of Control (IoC) in my earlier post Inversion of Control – for easy integration. In this post I will show you how you can actually make your integration easy with implementation of a mini application sample based on IoC. Objective The main objective of this mini tutorial is to highlight…

Inversion of Control – for easy integration

You may have witnessed some of the J2EE frameworks provide a technique to get dynamically bound plain objects by making them bind to some features of the framework outside of the plain objects. This technique is called as the IoC or Inversion of Control. If we have to know about the meaning of this term…

The Great Ant Tutorial – a great jump start

Apache Ant is a powerful way to convert your developmental structures to deployment structures. It is declarative and all the command line tasks used for deploying an application are represented by simple XML elements. Without much details, this tutorial would breeze you through the steps on how to build a web application using a single…

Annotations in POJO – a boon or a curse?

The purpose of annotations have been well put forward with the recent upgradation of EJB to EJB 3.0 and also in the web services field by JAX-WS. Annotations help in reducing the learning curve associated with these specifications by avoiding the need to learn the deployment descriptors which are necessary to properly deploy an EJB…