I’m not alone

As Rafe puts it, “The reason they don’t recommend Java for Web development is that they don’t understand it. “ And Niel explains, “the advantages of JSP strongly outweigh the problems with JSP.” Nice to know I’m not alone In my comments Dave shares the one real problem JSP has, other then it’s lack of […]

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JSP Does NOT Suck!

JSP does NOT suck! Uttering those words is against the conventional wisdom of so many at javablogs.com and elsewhere. I feel the expectation from many Java developers – for JSP to provide easy seperation of HTML and logic – by default – is unreasonable. If that were it’s main goal – then it’s a failure. […]

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Contribute Sounds Cool

Has a company finally put *all* of the pieces together in an easy to use, cheap, package? Macromedia’s Contribute sounds cool. Gotta give it a whirl. This comes via part three of Jonathon Deacour’s Conversation with Joe Clark. Whadda quote!: “The larger CMSs are a kind of protection racket: You buy our system for six […]

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Anyone seeing activity on port 3396?

I’m getting many, many, many requests to my home PC on port 3396 today. My firewall software is keeping them from getting thru – I think – and my PC isn’t sending anything out – but it’s too weird not ask – any of you out there are seeing something like this today? I use […]

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Lack of free web based java apps – a conversation at JavaLobby

Some interesting posts in this discussion on the lack of free Java web apps. Some point to the lack of web hosts that provide Java services. I think Kattare, the host I am using, is great and I recommend them, but this is correct – there must be many more then there is today. Sun […]

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