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Author Archives: Damien Lepage

Damien is a software developer at Kijiji.ca, the leading classifieds web site in Canada and a branch of eBay classifieds. He's been working mostly with Java but is getting more and more interested in emerging languages on the JVM, especially Clojure.

Spring: To autowire or not to autowire

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Since using Spring 2.5, I switched from the XML-based application context to the annotations. Although I find those very useful and huge time savers, I’ve always had the feeling that I was losing something in term of flexibility. In particular the @Autowired annotation – or the standard @Inject – felt to me like the new “new”, increasing the coupling between ...

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