This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
I would like to know the implication(s) of using a synchronous receiver in a web application. A receiver that continuously looks for message from the specified queue ? I would like to specifically know if it is going to be a big drag in terms of performance.