“Stop Hating Java” – A Funny Post by Igor Polevoy

I just discovered a funny post about Java / Ruby by Igor Polevoy (the creator of ActiveJDBC, a product similar to jOOQ with a slightly different focus). Some extract: It is interesting to see that Ruby developers [...] seem to have all drank several cool-aids: Ruby/Rails/Apple MBPs/iPhones/TextMate. They are "green", look to be "democratic", wear … Continue reading “Stop Hating Java” – A Funny Post by Igor Polevoy

The power of REF CURSOR types

Many RDBMS have started implementing support for some sort of CURSOR, REF CURSOR or ARRAY/TABLE types. These types have roughly the same semantics as JDBC's  java.sql.Array and java.sql.ResultSet. In principle, such types can appear anywhere in SQL, even if some RDBMS limit support to a certain functionality subset. What exactly are these types? ARRAY types … Continue reading The power of REF CURSOR types

jOOQ knowledge brings job opportunities

Apart from other testimonials showing that Hibernate/JPA can be trouble due to complexity and performance, there are now first job offerings showing up on the web where experience with jOOQ are reported to be a plus! See more on the job description: http://www.jobstreet.com.my/jobs/2011/5/e/10/1332997.htm?fr=R

Developer blog started for interesting insights in Java, SQL and jOOQ

On this blog, I'd like to share my thoughts about developing in Java and SQL, and my "middleware passion" jOOQ. Java and databases are my professional passion. When they work together, great software can evolve. Many proprietary and standard ideas have been around to make them work together. I feel that there is yet one … Continue reading Developer blog started for interesting insights in Java, SQL and jOOQ