This website has several uses. Primary use is link exchnage platform, but this is also showcase for new cool java technologies. Much of this site is developed with open source software which is available for free under Apache or other business friendly licenses. I would like to share my knowlege with you and write some articles about how this website was done.

Persistence framework
This website requires relational database to store data about websites being rotated, registered users etc. Java language provides basic framework ( jdbc ) to communicate to relational databases. But this is not very convenient and requires a lot of work to program and debug it. That's why I used Hibernate to manage all data behind it. Read more...