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15 January 2012
I remember the year 2010 for the FIFA World Cup Final in South Africa watching the amazing tournament matches on BBC TV. Sadly, 2010 marked end of the JAVAWUG, I stopped leading the Java User Group, because attendance to the monthly talks nosedived in the summer mouths. I had had enough of running a user […]
23 June 2011
So I was at the Scala Exchange at Skills Matter last week. It was a really great mini-conference that happened in the middle of personal awkward time, a somewhat busy and confusing place in my space-time, my corner of the universe. Thanks for the invitation by Skills Matter as London’s only Java Champion, one […]
25 April 2011
@peter_pilgrim: Ow! I watched panorama via the iplayer finished at fifty http://tinyurl.com/3dm2yzn and the future prospects were bleak @imccaffery: @peter_pilgrim i know the future is bleak i was on the programme British Television viewers are probably very familiar with Panorama, the investigative journal program on the terrestrial BBC ONE TV. I watched this […]
21 April 2011
On a much happier note – Yes. You can breathe a sign of relief at this blog entry – I have time to tell you about Episode 347 of the JavaPosse podcast. This was record at the Round-Up 2011, in Crested Butte, Colorado in February. This was the session that I hosted and shared, called […]
(PARENTAL GUIDANCE: THE BLOG ENTRY IS FOR THE OVER 18) Pick A Fight If a competitor sucks, say no. When you do that, you’ill find that others who agree with you will rally to your side. Being anti-laggard, anti-improvement, and anti-accepting-the-status-father-of-a-quo is a great way to differentiate yourself and attract followers. The song […]
17 April 2011
The Java software platform is now more diverse in terms of innovations and what is the next best thing. I just had brief overview view of the Ceylon JVM programming language. In my own view, this represents more evidence of a sea-change of thinking about Java the programming language. Figurehead and Leadership James Gosling was […]
16 April 2011
The Java software platform is now more diverse in terms of innovations and what is the next best thing. I just had brief overview view of Ceylon programming language. In my own view, this represents more evidence of a sea-change of thinking about Java the programming language. Figurehead and Leadership James Gosling was the long-term […]
25 March 2011
Wow! I was really amazed by today’s Coke-Up conference at Skills Matter. It was a worthwhile experience and it was great to meet some of the members. First, let me say it was a complete different crowd of Londoners and software developers than I was used to. Most of the folk in my network are […]
23 March 2011
You have probably guessed correctly. That’s right! I will be making a personal appearance at Skills Matter tomorrow for Cuke-Up, which is the one day conference about Cucumber BDD (Behaviour Driven Development) tool. Why am I investing time learning about Ruby testing tool? Well the answer is that many of Ruby’s goodness including RSpec have […]