Monthly Archives: July 2009

Jynx 0.2 released

I’ve released Jynx 0.2. Jynx is a Jython package which utilizes dynamic Java compilation from Jython and improves on Java scripting. With Jynx 0.2 two major new features are implemented now. Annotation Extraction In the initial Jynx 0.1 release an … Continue reading

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Four things I’d change in Python – and a little more

1. Import system Replace the flat module cache by a set of ModuleTree objects rooted in nodes living on the PYTHONPATH. Apply relative path semantics by default and treat absolute paths as special cases. Internal paths which are used in … Continue reading

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Redesign of the and modules

Brett Cannon asks for modules of the stdlib to be redesigned. I find the idea rather bizarre to initiate a poll for this but maybe that’s just the future of programming where the quality of an implementation is judged by … Continue reading

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A simple Spring challenge

I got some comments on my Biggus Dickus article in its own comments section as well as on programming.reddit. Many people defended Spring on grounds of its usability, whereas others identified the author of this lines as completely clueless. I … Continue reading

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Java Spring – or the Biggus Dickus effect

Looking at the API alone Spring feels like reading a parody on Java enterprise software written by Steve Yegge. AbstractBeanFactoryBasedTargetSourceCreator ContextSingletonBeanFactoryLocator AspectJAdviceParameterNameDiscoverer UserRoleAuthorizationInterceptor TransactionAwarePersistenceManagerFactoryProxy SQLStateSQLExceptionTranslator SimpleBeanFactoryAwareAspectInstanceFactory … Legend! Nonstop administrative debris as dadaist poetry. Écriture automatique of the programming office … Continue reading

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I have just released the initial version of my new Jython project Jynx on Google Code. Jynx sums up my latest efforts on the dynamic Java compilation front and it heads into the future of Java framework utilization from Python. … Continue reading

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