An interesting post titled "How I like my Java" was Kris Buytaert's explanation of his own particular techniques and best practices for deploying Java applications. If you take a look at that post, and then take a minute to reflect on your own practices, it might be beneficial for you.
Whether you have 10 years of Java experience or 10 months, it could be worthwhile to share your specific practices with Java community members and also to provide advice and opinions to other developers so that they could potentially improve their own processes.
So I ask you: How do you like your Java?
What do you do for:
- Deployment strategies
- Service management
- App configuration
And what are some of the tools and components you typically use in deployment? Are there any other tools you use in your development cycle that make your life with Java much better?