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XML-based J2EE frameworks considered harmful
Are you using one of the XML-based web frameworks such as Spring, WebWork or Struts? Then you've been duped. Conned. Flimflammed. Bamboozled. Hornswoggled. (Yes, this is a rant ;-) Here's why: XML doesn't get executed, it gets read Unlike Java ...
03-May-2007
04:44:05
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Why I hate XML configuration files
I'm working on a reasonably large (1000+ source files) J2EE application that makes extensive (some might say utterly excessive) use of external components - it requires in the order of 50 JAR libraries to run, over and above the standard J2EE ones.And of ...
05-Apr-2007
15:38:44
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Why I hate XML, and Ant's use of it in particular
I was googling around for examples of how to sign a JAR file in Ant using the signjar task and came across this monstrosity - 217 lines of turgid XML. How anyone can say Ant is an improvement over make is a mystery to me, and how anyone could ever think ...
25-Mar-2006
08:26:49