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Author Archives: Greg Luck

How JSR107 Caching Annotations are meant to be used


I am getting a few questions lately on JSR107 caching annotations and whether implementations of JSR107 are providing them. Caching annotations can be added to your Java classes and will invoke caching operations as the method. For example below is an annotated BlogManager.             @CacheDefaults(cacheName = "blgMngr") public class BlogManagerImpl implements BlogManager {private static Map<String, ...

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Introducing Deliberate Caching


A few weeks ago I attended a ThoughtWorks Technology Radar seminar. I worked at ThoughtWorks for years and think if anyone knows what is trending up and down in software development these guys do. At number 17 in Techniques with a rising arrow is what they called Thoughtful Caching. At drinks with Scott Shaw, I asked him what it meant. ...

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The new Java Caching Standard (javax.cache)


This post explores the new Java caching standard: javax.cache. How it Fits into the Java Ecosystem This standard is being developed by JSR107, of which the author is co-spec lead. JSR107 is included in Java EE 7, being developed by JSR342. Java EE 7 is due to be finalised at the end of 2012. But in the meantime javax.cache will ...

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