• February 25, 2009 25 Feb'09

    Use JavaScript with the iPhone to create smart phone apps

    Objective-C remains the most prevalent iPhone development language, but JavaScript has been gaining traction as a viable alternative. You can use JavaScript with the iPhone to create smart phone apps.  Continue Reading

  • February 25, 2009 25 Feb'09

    SOA Pattern of the Week (#3): Domain Inventory

    Association of SOA projects with the infamous "Big Bang" approach is misguided, writes Thomas Erl. You need not carry out an enterprise-wide adoption of SOA in order to realize its benefits. This is the very reason the Domain Inventory pattern ...  Continue Reading

  • February 24, 2009 24 Feb'09

    OSGi and future directions for Enterprise Java

    By Eric Newcomer Whether the Java Community Process has completely lost its way or not, it is increasingly influenced by external activities. The Spring Framework and Hibernate influences on EJB3 ...  Continue Reading

  • February 20, 2009 20 Feb'09

    As with SOA, some development costs obscured by cloud computing

    By George Lawton Cloud computing offers an extremely appealing future for enterprise IT: the ability to leverage ready services with lower initial investment and a pay-as-you-need pricing model. ...  Continue Reading

  • February 20, 2009 20 Feb'09

    Frameworks and Methodologies and Styles, Oh My!

    A recent spat centered on the question as to whether the Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) was relevant to Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA). One perspective was that as an Enterprise Architecture (EA) framework, DoDAF was at a ...  Continue Reading

  • February 19, 2009 19 Feb'09

    Batch processing with SOA

    Today, batch processes remain essential for one key reason: it is simply not efficient to regenerate a complete forecast or business plan every time the business processes a single event such as an incoming customer order. Real time enterprises do ...  Continue Reading

  • February 18, 2009 18 Feb'09

    Another take on OSGi

    Last week, WSO2 released an update tailored around OSGi to its SOA framework. Rob Hailstone, analyst, The Butler Group told us that he rated the WS02 implementation favorably, because it ''does ...  Continue Reading