In the early days he worked on Hibernate Core even before it became
part of JBoss, and over time he have been involved in alot of projects
at JBoss, mainly focused on the tooling/developer aspects.
He gets to touch upon almost every technology inside JBoss as they
need tooling. It's given him a unique viewpoint of being an actual user
of the technology - feeling both the pains and joys of a user.
Max have been involved in Ceylon from the early days and tried to keep
up with the evolving specifications. Gives feedback and provide input
in directions of the tooling and as such is now trying to make Ceylon
available from Eclipse.
Over the past few months we have been adding some simplifications to
the way you can use and specify native sql queries in Hibernate.
Gavin even blogged about some of them earlier , but I thought it were about time we brought some more news on this blog about it.
Earlier today I saw a transaction question targeted for a completely
different audience pop up as the first headline news item on a well
known java news site.
Besides giving me and my colleagues a good laugh
about bugs and transactions it also touched upon one of the questions
that have given me a couple of free beers in bar bets and been
mind-boggling for students during trainings.
The question relates to the following (simplified) code:
The new updated version of the Hibernate Tools (http://tools.hibernate.org) project includes
significant updates to the Eclipse editors, plugings, and wizards, as
well as a unified and convenient Ant task for integration of the tools
in your regular builds.
Currently I have noticed that Naked Objects gets more and more blog-time.
And every time I wondered why (many?) people found it so intriguing -
and I often thought about making a blog about the good and bad about Naked Objects;
but I've never found the time.