App Development

  • New MySQL JDBC Driver

    Ok, due to popular demand we have a new MySQL JDBC driver offering in our new service pack for 3.7 we released yesterday. I'm not in marketing (and I don't want to sound like I am), but from a technical perspective it is really cool. Go download it and play with...
    September 14, 2007
  • Data Access in Eclipse: QuantumDB

    I've been playing around with JLINQ some more (post on that next week I hope) and in the midst I was referred to a really nice open source Eclipse plugin, QuantumDB.

    I installed it and have to say that those guys really know what they're doing. I plugged in our JDBC drivers and was off and...
    September 14, 2007
  • Just Say No to Proprietary APIs!!

    If you're thinking of implementing a proprietary API to expose the data in your application, think twice before you start! It can be a costly and cumbersome, and an API SDK can help save time and leave you with standards based connectivity to boot. It just so happens that our senior director of...
    September 14, 2007
  • Stop picking on Microsoft!

    Or rather, pick on them, but save some energy for others committing the same SOA infrastructure crimes.

    A lot of commotion around Microsoft "missing the SOA boat" in the blogosphere over the last couple of days. I find it interesting on a number of levels.

    Why only pick on...

    September 13, 2007
  • XQJ Part VII - Typing

    In today's post of the XQJ series, we'll have a closer look at how XQJ interacts with the XQuery type system. XQuery is a strongly typed...
    September 10, 2007
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