Archive for January, 2010

CDI – The first standard for DI containers

January 27th, 2010 by Johan Eltes

What is it?
CDI is an abbreviation of “Contexts and Dependency Injection for the Java EE platform”. First of all, I’d like to stress that CDI is not only for Java EE environments. It is equally applicable to Java SE applications, unit tests and other out-of-container environments.
The specification (JSR-299) defines its declared capabilities as follows:
This specification [...]

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Another perspective on JAX-WS portability

January 7th, 2010 by Johan Eltes

JAX-WS is the Java-standard for Web-Service XML to Java POJO binding. It entered the scene in Java EE 5 and Java SE 6. I wrote a blog entry a while back on it’s advantages over the predecessor (JAX-RPC). With WSDL-first (contract-first) design, Java POJO:s are generated from WSDL and XSD source files. The resulting Java [...]

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