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Better, Faster, Lighter Java

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Sometimes the simplest answer is the best. Many Enterprise Java developers, accustomed to dealing with Java's spiraling complexity, have fallen into the habit of choosing overly complicated solutions to problems when simpler options are available. Building server applications with "heavyweight" Java-based architectures, such as WebLogic, JBoss, and WebSphere, can be costly ...more
Paperback, 266 pages
Published June 4th 2004 by O'Reilly Media (first published May 28th 2004)
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I agree with a lot of what Bruce Tate says about software development and the state of Java development, in particular. He seems to be on a crusade against J2EE in general and EJB in particular. He prefers lighter, less invasive solutions.

If you want to read a book about ideas more than details this is your book. If you're looking for the holy grail, magic formula to get better Java then stop now. This won't help. This is a book about concepts. It's a thin book about deep concepts related to sof
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