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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: Instrumentation, anyone?
Date Thu, 04 Mar 2004 19:10:34 GMT
Hamilton Verissimo de Oliveira (Engenharia - SPO) wrote:

> -----Mensagem original-----
> De: Stefano Mazzocchi []
>>Just keep in mind that everytime you do code generation IDEs that need 
>>to compile classes to operate (like Eclipse or Idea) choke big time.
> Haven't had this experience. All the time things got out-of-date I ran an
> Ant script to exec xdoclet. Eclipse saw the 'gensrc' as a source dir and
> compiled everything without choking.

But this gets pretty hairy with CVS and a distributed workgroup, believe me.

>>If we can use introspection or dynamic proxying instead, it would be a 
>>much better thing, IMO, for this very reason.
> I think you should worry about tangling. JMX code scattered all over the
> place should be avoided in any project for any scenario. If was my choice I
> would pickup AspectJ, but it seems to fail miserably with large projects.

I do see the value of aspect orientation, especially in this context, 
but no java technology for AOP is mature enough for us to use, I fear.


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