Thursday, April 13, 2006

JBossXB - X/O-Mapping made easy

JBossXB is part of the JBoss application server, but will also be used in other projects. As far as I understand, it will be moved to a "common" paltform, so that it can be used separately. Currently you can find it in jboss-common-client.jar.

If you have a simple structure like

You basically need a POJO for <foo> and a few lines of code to get things parsed into a list with all Foo-objects.

Alexey has quite some documenation on the wiki page for it.

Monday, April 10, 2006

Is it still April 1st?

Wow, I am confused by the announcement that RedHat is buying JBoss. Does anyone have a clue what this means (other that some VCs get a good bonus on their invested money)?