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  • JDBC Drivers

    I’ve just come across this tip over on devx.com listing JDBC drivers and their connection strings for many different database vendors.

  • Java GUI Builders

    There’s a lot of debate at the moment on the merits of GUI builders, in particular Matisse – the new GUI builder for NetBeans.

  • NetBeans Server Plugins

    NetBeans 4.1 has built in support for Sun App Server and Tomcat 5.5. There is also a Server Plugins project</a> for NB that adds support for JBoss 4, WebLogic 9 and WebSphere 6. The server plugins project is currently classified as experimental.

  • JBoss 4.0.4 RC1 Released

    Release Candidate 1 for the latest version of JBoss (4.0.3) has just been released. You can read all about it here.

  • Spring Connection Pooling with DBCP

    Recently I wanted to add a connection pool to my Spring Web Application. I decided to use Commons DBCP to provide the connection pool as I’m using the Spring JDBC wrapper classes. Googling around didn’t find any examples of how to set up DBCP, so I’ve written my findings here.