Archive for March, 2009
This is the third article in a multi-part series which is designed to provide an overview of best practices for the Spring framework and some of its related projects and products.
The main focus of this part is on DDD, JPA and transaction management in the Spring Finance Manager application.
Today, we went to the Surfest 09 which as held at Merewether Beach in Newcastle, Australia. We saw the womans and mens quarter- and semi-finals of that Mark Richards Pro series and witnessed some nice surfing.
This is the second article in a multi-part series which is designed to provide an overview of best practices for the Spring framework and some of its related projects and products.
The main focus of this part is on the new REST features introduced since the first milestone release of Spring 3.0.
Yesterday, we went bush walking in search of Koalas in Port Stephens. Apparently evenings are the best time to find them in ‘active’ mode as they tend to spend the whole day dozing off their Eucalyptus rush. In the evenings they tend to crawl around tree tops to feed on more Eucalyptus leaves.
After a few days without internet, we are back online . There are a few more shots of the bird life and some sunset shots which were taken off of our apartment balcony. Additionally, I am posting a few new photos taken during our trip to Maitland which is is between Newcastle and the Hunter [...]
Well, I have another set of pictures which are mostly shot from the balcony of our apartment. As you can see we have frequent visits by local Kookaburra birds. It seems they like the smell of our food .
Last night we arrived in Nelson Bay which is about 3 hours drive north of Sydney. My father-in-law came over from Germany after he ‘endured’ a long, cold and wet winter over there. We have rented a very nice apartment with views over ‘Little Beach’ in Nelson Bay. [mapearth=show;height=300;zoom=13] We took our bicycles so I [...]
Last week I was faced with the hard decision to choose a new zoom lens for use with my Canon 50D body. I did some research and found that the in-depth reviews by dpreview.com was pretty helpful for getting a in-depth review of some of the candidates under consideration
Yesterday, I took another short trip to the Sydney city after work to meet with friends in the Circular Quay. I took some AEB bracketed shots of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the famous Opera house as well as the skyline.