I was talking to a friend, Mirko, about PicoContainer. He had implemented his own lightweight container (before the recent containers had come about) and is evaluating PicoContainer. He is playing with the idea of a PicoExtra which allows you to configure PicoContainer with the XML config format from the Spring Framework. Cool stuff!
So, I haven’t been posting much on this blog recently. This has been due to work our arses off getting the new look up on TheServerSide.com, and getting TheServerSide.NET up and ready. This required a lot of code changes, going from a single cluster portal, to sharing items (such as the users).
I am really glad to have Ted Neward at the company, as the Editor-in-Chief of TheServerSide.NET. It is going to be very interesting to work with him. It is great that he isn’t “religious” about technology, and is well known in the Java space as well as .NET.