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Thursday, November 18, 2004

Google Scholar

Google has release a new service called Google Scholar. As the name suggests, it will search scholarly literature.

I searched for Kaprekar and found 11 hits.

Friday, November 05, 2004

Static Analysis

Version 0.7 of Lint4J has been released.

Lint4j ("Lint for Java") is a static Java source code analyzer that detects locking and threading issues, performance and scalability problems, and checks complex contracts such as Java serialization by performing type, data flow, and lock graph analysis.

IBM's alphaWorks has a few other tools for static analysis -

Structural Analysis for Java

SA4J is a technology that analyzes structural dependencies of Java applications in order to measure their stability. It detects structural "anti-patterns" (suspicious design elements) and provides dependency web browsing for detailed exploration of anti-patterns in the dependency web. SA4J also enables "what if" analysis in order to assess the impact of change on the functionality of the application; and it offers guidelines for package re-factoring.


HeapAnalyzer allows the finding of a possible Java heap leak area through its heuristic search engine and analysis of the Java heap dump in Java applications.


HeapRoots is a tool for debugging memory leaks in JavaTM applications through analysis of "heap dumps."


The aDesigner is a disability simulator that helps Web designers ensure that their pages are accessible and usable by the visually impaired.

Comparing Web Frameworks

Matt Raible has done a comparison of Web Frameworks. He has compared Struts, Spring MVC, WebWork, Tapestry & JSF.

He hasn't compared Barracuda and Wicket.