|Erik's Pulse: 2003-07-28
by Erik C.Thauvin
||Erik has his finger on the pulse of the Java community. This column is his take on what is hot, and what the community is buzzing about.
- Part 3 of Vikram's Using the Jakarta Commons.
- Tobias looks at testing HTTP File Uploads with Cactus.
- Mike strikes a chord explaining Continuous Performance Testing with JUnitPerf.
- Dave is investigating Java Web Application Testing Tools.
- Carlos is all SMYLE.
- Merrick reviews various AspectJ books.
- Dion interviews Gregor Kiczales, the father of AOP.
- Michael compares Eclipse's best books.
- Nick eases Web Services.
- Notable software releases: FindBugs 0.6.1, JDebugTool 3.0, ICEMail 4.0.2, Daffodil DB version 2.2, Barbecue 1.0.6b3, jUDDI 0.8.0, JMap Port Scanner 0.3.1, Remote SWT 0.1.0, jMechanic 0.0.5, J2ME VNC Alpha 2.9.1, JPOX 1.0 alpha, JFreeChart 0.9.10, Japha 1.2, JSyntaxColor 1.2, Abbot 0.9.1, jMax 4.0.2, blojsom 1.9.5, Jakarta Tomcat 5.0.5 alpha and JSpeex 0.8.
|Erik is director of technology at Imacination Software, where he has spent the better part of last year developing the jTalk E-Business Platform. He has close to 20 years of professional experience in software development.
Erik maintains a lively Java blog and can also be found lurking in #mobitopia.