We sacrifice the art of writing good and performant code for the short term gains of improving developer productivity.
Annotations can be powerful but only when used to add context and information to the code. But trying to configure your application with them is nothing less that a crime.
Use Annotations to anything is is core to the application and defines the core structure of the application. Anything that would need a code change is okay to sit as an annotation. Rest everything else should be XML.
I came across this article which I just want to share with others – I found this a good read. Java EE 6 vs. Spring Framework: A technology decision making process.
To kick it off, I have attached the tools that I am going to use in the development environment. This is not an exhaustive list, and I may add more things to it as I go about development.
A few days back I posted the latest addition in Spring family – Flex with Spring. Being a huge spring and flex fan, I was very excited. Now able to reuse Spring knowlege in Adobe Flex is a wonderful idea. I faced a few challenges in using the solution and discussed the same on the
Java developers knows the power of Spring. For sometime Flex and Spring together was nto that easy. There were some integrations available. Finally, Flex has found its way on to the Spring road map. Spring launched its first release for Spring and BlazeDS integration. I just downloaded the complete thing – time to see how