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Thanks for those of you who have already voted for my book "Java Performance Tuning" in the JDJ readers choice awards. To those of you who find the JavaPerformanceTuning.com website useful and haven't yet voted, I encourage you to vote for my book. The JavaPerformanceTuning.com website is a companion to, and a direct consequence of my book.

If anyone is interested, I'll be giving a talk in London, UK, on April 18th, on managing J2EE performance. You need to register if you feel like coming along. But I understand places are filling up quickly so don't leave it too late to register.

Now, on to this month's news. I've added 4 new category pages to the website: tips about using final; tips about EJBs and a sub-page for those tips relating to EJB design; and tips for those creating webservices.

This month we list a flurry of articles on low-level tuning (microtuning, GC/heap, string, I/O, and more), a variety of J2EE tuning articles, mainly EJB but also JTS and JMS. We list more J2ME articles; a comeback for graphics programming tips, the first for a couple months; and many more articles.

New articles are still appearing at such a rate that I have no time at all to get to my backlog of older articles. I've even had to put some current tutorials into my backlog. A couple of months ago I delivered a newletter where I characterized the month as belonging to design patterns. One thing I find interesting is that several of the articles this month are not about design patterns but include them almost offhand. Even though design patterns have been around for years now, two months ago articles mentioning design patterns still felt the need to explain what they are. Now just a couple of months later, the articles assume you know the basics, and almost in passing mention which pattern is being used and what its functionality is.

Kirk discusses load balancing, as well as continuing his usual excellent roundup of the interesting performance discussions over the last month. This month, Kirk includes discussions from a new Java performance discussion list at javadevtalk.

Also this month a new columnist, Javva The Hutt, joins us to talk about performance related matters. Any relation to the similarly named Star Wars character is, I am assured, entirely non-coincidental. Javva is probably previously best known for his incisive but unpublished analysis of how different toppings affect the aerodynamic performance of pizza based frisbees.

If you feel this newsletter could be useful to a friend, why not send them the URL. Note also that Yukio Andoh's Japanese translation will hopefully be available at http://www.hatena.org/JavaPerformanceTuning/ in a while.

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