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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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Digital Java EE 7 Training Series 1 Episode 8 part V and VI

06 September 2017 No comments

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Digital Java EE 7 Training Series 1 Episode 8 part V and VI In this episode I discuss modern microservices with Payara and RESTful services. We take the RESTful football stadiums and team services API and deploy them to a Docker container.     This is part 5 Digital Java EE 7 Training Series 1 […]

The end of contracting at GOV.UK for the foreseeable future

28 November 2016 Comments off

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The Government Digital Service was created way back in 2010 based on the ideas and the report from Dame Martha Lane Fox. It was supposed to be Agile, faster and efficient and cost effective for the UK. Whereas previous big projects eventually cost the tax payers scores of millions of British pounds, if not hundreds […]

Position Statement for the JCP Executive Committee Nomination 2016

10 November 2016 Comments off

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I have put myself forward for the JCP (Java Community Process) elections in order to participate in the Executive Committee. To be honest, I have little experience in political and I know at this time, many of you will be feeling jaded about the real politics. However, this issue is about the future of Java. […]

Digital Java EE 7 Training Series 1 Episode 1

19 October 2016 3 comments

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This episode is all about the marketing term Digital and what it means to the developers, designers and architect. In this talk, I provide the most clearest overview of Digital that I ever done. With this background, you will then appreciate how the industry is embracing Digital, including how businesses are transformation their processes, which […]

Comprehending Ulterior Motives and Forces around Software Technology Standards

02 July 2016 Comments off

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An Introduction to Software Standards What are technology standards? Essentially, a technology standard is a common agreement on the application programming interface (API) and / or communication protocol in a vertical sector. Standards can be big or small. They have a profound affect on the choices of the software developer community. When technical leaders have […]

Digital Development Java EE 7 Workshop – London – June 2016 – Agenda

04 May 2016 Comments off

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Several people have wondered about workshop / training course on Java EE 7 development with a modern web architectural focus, in particularly, I know some people have asked for information on building sustainable and adaptive software digitally. I am announcing a two day training course in London on Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th June 2016 […]

The Next Digital Transformation Engagement

27 April 2016 Comments off

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This is just a note to say, get in touch, especially, if you are looking for help with Java modernisation, moving from Java 7 to 8 and beyond and digital transformation of services. I am available for contract hire from May 2016. See my Linked-in Profile (new windows) for more information and how my strong […]

Thanksgiving 50% off sale promotion for my Digital JavaEE 7 book

26 November 2015 Comments off

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Hi All My publisher, Packt Pubishing, has very kindly organised a 50% off sale promotion for my latest book Digital JavaEE 7 Web Application Development.     To take advantage of this fabulous offer, follow this link [opens a new tab on the Packt Pub offer web site]. Actually, the Thanksgiving sale is from the […]

A Remedy for the Typesafe Activators messes up my Cygwin terminal

15 June 2015 Comments off

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Using the Type Activator activator command causes the terminal to become invisible. This bug actually existed in Play Framework 2 and even earlier. It is still around today and it is really annoying when using Cygwin Terminal! My solution is to write a custom BASH script called myactivator: My script wraps the Typesafe activator shell […]

IntelliJ IDEA 14 RC 2 Looking Good

16 November 2014 Comments off

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JetBrains announced another pre-release of the fabulous IntelliJ IDEA 14 RC2, which I installed yesterday. For me, it is already working fine and they appeared to have a fixed troublesome core dump editor bug. The current IDE 13.1.5 crashes on Mac OS X and Windows, because a project compiled against Java 7 cannot be deployed […]

JavaOne 2014 Impressum

08 October 2014 Comments off

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  Photo License My photos are licensed under Creative Commons License 2.5. You must include the license. You must attribute the source. You cannot use my work, the source for commercial activities. You cannot edit or derive the source. For more information read the license or for enquiries contact me. I have reserved this technical […]

JavaOne 2014: Conferences conflict with contractual interests

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  The Duke’s Street Cafe where engineers can have a hallway conversation on the street. Incompatible with contracting   Photo License My photos are licensed under Creative Commons License 2.5. You must include the license. You must attribute the source. You cannot use my work, the source for commercial activities. You cannot edit or derive […]

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