Archive for October, 2011

Spring: The art of using GRASP Patterns

October 26, 2011 13 comments

When we search for design pattern articles, we found essentially documentation concerning “Gang of Four” patterns, they are very useful and contribute to well design application.

But when I discovered GRASP principles , I advise anyone interested to improve his skills design to look at these principles, it gives a design fundamental rules.

In this article we will discover some GRASP principles used by Spring, and the advantages of using them.

Spring is one of the most popular application development framework for entreprise Java.
The Spring Framework does not impose any specific programming model, it has become popular in the Java community as an alternative to, replacement for, or even addition to the Enterprise JavaBean (EJB) model.
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Inside Tapestry Core

October 25, 2011 2 comments

Tapestry is defined like that in Wikipedia:

“Apache Tapestry is a component-oriented Java web application framework to implement applications in accordance with the model-view-controller architectural pattern. Tapestry was created by Howard Lewis Ship independently, and was adopted by the Apache Software Foundation as a top-level project. Tapestry emphasizes simplicity, ease of use, and developer productivity. Tapestry adheres to the Convention over Configuration paradigm, eliminating almost all XML configuration. Tapestry uses a modular approach to web development, by having strong binding between user interface components (objects) on the web page and their corresponding Java classes.”
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