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Peter Pilgrim :: Java Champion :: Digital Developer Architect

I design Java EE and Scala software solutions for the blue-chip clients and private sector

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JavaOne 2014: Developing Java EE 7 Applications with Scala (CON2644)

20 October 2014 Comments off

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Here is the slide deck to my JavaOne 2014, San Franciso, talk Developing Java EE 7 Applications with Scala (CON2644) as a PDF. It seems that Slideshare still messes up the heavy graphical content design of my slides. You can find the entire code to the presentation on GitHub and yes the examples do all […]

Some Advice for New University Graduates; Dreams of Developing Software

26 December 2012 1 comment

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I have taken a step back in an attempt to put the year 2012 in focus. As always, it started with great hopes and there were highs and it seemed for a moment, that working life was back on track, but lurking in the background was an impending disaster. The problems were not fixed, I […]

Code Anything At Will

25 August 2012 2 comments

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In this entry, I am handing over the natural keyboard to you. Don’t be afraid. Don’t fret. There is absolutely nothing to be worried about. Just take it and code something wonderful. Code something beautiful, mega-gorgeous, substantial. How about something profound, something that inspires you? Completely tear it up whilst you are in the zone, […]

Windows 7 Driver Conflicts Drove Me To Distraction

29 February 2012 Comments off

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I have an older now Dell Inspiron M1530 XPS laptop, which I upgraded to Windows 7 in 2010. I found it incredibly brain-dead that we as engineer, let alone an end-user consumer, are suffering from driver conflicts.  HV40 Camcorder The first discovery of this mundanity was a simple firewire port IEEE 1394 with Windows 7 […]

Musical Heroes of the Last Evening of the Java Performance Tuning Course

18 September 2011 Comments off

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We were five students of Kirk Pepperdine’s Java Performance Tuning Course, which took place in September 2011 near Chania, Crete. We were amazed to find out that we were actually three guitarist, one harmonica player and a supporter. We had spontaneous fun on the area of the living room reserved for musical instruments. I was […]

A Week In Scala: ACCU 2011

14 April 2011 2 comments

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It is Wednesday 13th April 2011 and I am here at the ACCU 2011 Conference again in Oxford, England. It is great to back. The last time I was in Oxford for ACCU 2008, I gave a talk on JavaFX 1.1. This morning, I presented An Introduction to Scala: The Object Functional Programming Language. The […]

You Talk For Long Times: Tale of Two Agilities

22 March 2011 Comments off

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Today, I know for a fact, that the market is dead. It is easy to see why it is, and why everyone involved agile or agility or so bloody confused.   The Tale of Two Agilities by Barry Hawkins, XtraNormals.    Explicit material over 16’s only: adult, swearing, alcohol We do Agile at my job […]

Deeply Worried Q1 – Q2

16 March 2011 2 comments

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I have just had massive blow out. I seem to be fighting and arguing all the time now with close people near me. I feel ratty even talking to acquaintances. A turning point has been reach, and I honestly do not what on earth to do next about it. It would appear that investment banks […]

The Fundamental Business Case for Scala Web Presentation

10 March 2011 Comments off

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Here is screencast of a web presentation. It is called The Fundamental Business Case for Scala. I admit this was long overdue by three weeks or so. JavaPosse RoundUp and a new Bathroom installation were in my way and therefore my time was severly crunched.  This talk is aimed at non-technical staff in the organisation, […]

Moving Beyond Java on the JVM: To Be Or Not To Be

21 December 2010 Comments off

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Recently, I have been thinking about Java and Moving Beyond Java. I ruminated aloud in a couple of Audioboos and so here are a summarised listable version of these thoughts and ideas. Listen to AudioBoo: Moving Beyond Java on the JVM: To Be Or Not To Be Listen to AudioBoo: Investment Banks Moving Beyond Java? […]

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