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Java Development Tools You Never Knew Existed

The world of software is ever-growing, and though we all like to stay on top of all the tools available to us, who has the time?

Cultivating your relationship with Castor-JDO

Keld continues to shed light on Castor-JDO. This month we look at how Castor, an open-source project, helps to keep our Java object model consistent.

Putting Design Principles to the Test (A Java based Case Study)

It’s time to consolidate on what we’ve been discussing in this series about design principles governing the class structure and package structure. In this article, I will present a sample case study in which we will develop a hypothetical application component and try to employ all the design principles we have learned so far, to come up with a reasonable robust design solution.