This is just a collection of links I have come across tonight and enjoyed reading:
Rails 8 times slower than Java
Hibernate vs iBatis
AppFuse - Bringing together Struts, Spring, Hibernate etc...
Equinox - A light weight version of AppFuse
Info on Spring 2.0
Spring 2.0 treats
iBatis Feedback - with some interesting comments on Hibernate
What's on your bookshelf?
Tips on Using Eclipse
Massive Thread on Spring I've only read up to #193633... not even half way through - how can so many post so much in such a short space of time - and how did it take me so long to come across this article.
Note to self - go here more often