October 24, 2003

Take Control of .NET Using Custom Attributes

ET has more than 100 attributes that are used to control XML serialization, Web services, COM interoperability, and more. For example, XmlElementAttribute is used to control the element name and data type used when serializing a class to XML, and AssemblyVersionAttribute is used to assign a version number to an

Jess Inventor Opines About Rule Engines and Java

bout a year ago, I was looking for Java tools to develop expert systems in Java, particularly expert system shells for rule-based architectures. I stumbled upon the Java Expert System Shell (Jess), written by Dr. Ernest J. Friedman-Hill at Sandia National Labs. While experimenting with Jess, I grew more curious