OK, I've seen it all... While at the JavaOne conference in San Francisco, Sun Microsystmes hired an all girl Led Zeppelin Cover band called Zepparella. Not bad, but...
I have to admit that I surfed a few sessions today. Basically there were a number of interesting session running concurrently so I started with the most interesting and sometimes cut out to catch the tail end of another....Here are a few:
This is not an example of stunt acquisition!
I then expected Mark to announce a new BEA product that would address this... or at lease reposition an old one. But to my supprise, he announced that BEA will formally begin to support a set of Open Source Frameworks. The Spring strategic partnership is the first strategic anouncment.
BigDecimal is, by default, unlimited scale. This could cause unexpectedly long string representations of floating point numbers to be transfered. There is virtually no impact when moving from simple types to complex type When only a small amount of xml needs to be processed in a large document, use XML attachements. Error codes perform better than SOAP Faults. If your going to be throughing alot of SOAP faults, consider using error codes instead.
The data shows that some software project failures are indeed caused by sloppy programming, but a number of recent studies demonstrate rather convincingly that poor requirements management may be the single largest cause of project failure.