The New Bloglines Web Services (18 tags)
Marc Hedlund takes a look at the new Bloglines Web Services APIs and their effect on the RSS/Atom landscape, and presents a complete, three-pane desktop RSS/Atom reader written in just 150 lines of code with the Groovy programming language.
Groovy, Java's New Scripting Language (17 tags)
When some Java developers hear about Groovy, their first reaction is often, "Oh, no, not another scripting language for Java." Ian Darwin had the same reaction, until he took a good look at Groovy. Ian is the author of Java Cookbook, 2nd Edition.