Monthly Archives: July 2009

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Some lessons are learnt the hard way.  A datamanagement library (abstracting Jackrabbit-JCR) I designed a few months back showed tremendous weakness while handling large concurrency.  My first instinct was to run for cover and make all access methods synchronized.  Since the framework was a spring managed setup (some keys beans were singleton), the synchronization short Read More →

This weekend I took some baby steps in scala.  The [ultimate] target is to learn scala and to build a cool folder synchronizer in scala that will work fast and furious in keeping remote folders in synch. code svn checkout http://whiteboardjunkie.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/foldersync foldersync From what I understod so far, scala is an excellent language improvement over Read More →