Archive for June, 2003

I’m confused by BEA Weblogic Server’s implementation of JMX. I’ve been trying to figure out how WLS 8.1 allows configuration and addition of new services so that I can run JADE (Java Agent DEvelopment Framework) as a managed service (via JMX). Basically, it would be a “port” of BlueJADE (which works for JBoss) for WLS. […]

Inspired by java.blogs, Bill Venners has set up Artima Weblogs for tech-oriented blog owners to submit their blogs so that it appears on an aggregated list. It does need a little redesign to make it look less “academic” though. I’ve signed up on the Open Source forums (only 3 of us at the time of […]

I’m toying with the idea of a multi-author Java tips blog, and am looking for possible contributors. If there is sufficient interest, I’ll be able to setup a subdomain to host the blog. Please do contact me at redemption at should you be interested. This is (what I foresee) a good opportunity to share […]

java.blogs gets confused

In: Java

21 Jun 2003

java.blogs apparently gets confused when I updated the title of a blog entry – the updated blog becomes the newest entry and my subsequent blog entry does not appear on the java.blogs front page, nor on the blog details page. I apologize to java.bloggers for being lead to my old entry yet again. I may […]

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Factory methods are simply methods that instantiate objects. Some factory methods in the Java 2 API that you would likely have used are the getInstance() and valueOf() methods. getInstance() is the conventional instantiation method in singletons, while valueOf() are often type-conversion methods, like in String.valueOf(int i). Providing a static factory method instead of a public […]