Groovy Update

Groovy … * is an agile and dynamic language for the Java Virtual Machine * builds upon the strengths of Java but has additional power features inspired by languages like Python, Ruby and Smalltalk * makes modern programming features available to Java developers with almost-zero learning curve * supports Domain …

JSR 303 – Bean Validation

Validating data is a common task that is copied in many different layers of an application, from the presentation tier to the persistence layer. Many times the exact same validations will have to be implemented in each separate validation framework, proving time consuming and error. http://parleys.com/display/PARLEYS/Home#title=JSR%20303%20-%20Bean%20Validation;slide=1;talk=14123052

Tech Chat – David Ward on JBoss Developer Studio

DZone recently interviewed JBoss Solutions Architect David Ward to talk about what’s new in JBoss Developer Studio (JBDS) and the Enterprise Application Platform (EAP). Ward distinguishes EAP from the various projects found on jboss.org and describes JBoss’ flexible deployment and configuration model. He looks at how JBDS tooling works together …