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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 parts III and IV

04 September 2017 No comments

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Digital Java EE 7 Training Series 1 Episode 8 part III In this episode I discuss modern microservices with Payara and RESTful services. I look at the code to develop a RESTful resources of football stadia and their teams.     This is part 3 Digital Java EE 7 Training Series 1 Episode 8 part […]

Digital Java EE 7 Training Series 1 Episode 8 parts I and II

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Digital Java EE 7 Training Series 1 Episode 8 part I In this episode I discuss modern microservices with Payara and RESTful services     This is part I Digital Java EE 7 Training Series 1 Episode 8 part 1 from Peter Pilgrim on Vimeo.     This is part II Digital Java EE 7 […]

Digital Java EE 7 Training Series 1 Episode 2

04 November 2016 Comments off

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This episode is all about the overview Java Enterprise technology from first principles. I will take you through the stack from the hardware to the Java classes whilst flying at 30,000 feet in the air. I will be your pilot over the layers of abstractions for 30 minutes or so from the depth of the […]

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 […]

Digital Java EE 7 2016 Series 1 Episode 4 Mac OS X Gradle and Xen Tracker

01 March 2016 Comments off

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A few of you have been waiting for an instructional video for building the XenTracker application from my first book. XenTracker is a fully compliant Java EE 7 web application that demonstrates AngularJS v1.0 invoking JAX-RS remote service endpoints. I have recently upgraded the Gradle build system for Java EE 7 Developer Handbook to use […]

Digital Java EE 7 2016 Series 1 Episode 3 Windows 10 Gradle

29 February 2016 Comments off

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A few of you have been waiting for an instructional video for building the XenTracker application from my first book. XenTracker is a fully compliant Java EE 7 web application that demonstrates AngularJS v1.0 invoking JAX-RS remote service endpoints. I have recently upgraded the Gradle build system for Java EE 7 Developer Handbook to use […]

Contracting #20 – How to get good at handling enquiries and telephone calls?

06 July 2015 2 comments

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I still see many contractors making the same mistakes over and over of not protecting their vital assets. Your social and business network is your life. You need to learn how to protect it and only provide suitable access for acquaintances, agents and brokers, when you know the other person reasonably well. Did you work […]

Is TDD Dead Or Alive?

10 July 2014 Comments off

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This blog post is for those of you who are unaware that there is a major debate in contemporary software development happening now, today. People have been wondering about the value of Test-Driven Development (TDD) for a long while, but it was not until David Heinemeier Hansson of 37 Signals  posted a blog article on […]

Contractor Rates Don’t Track With Inflation

30 June 2014 2 comments

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Contractor rates have not been tracking inflation in the United Kingdom for the past decade from 2004 to 2014. I found some information from the IT Jobs Watch site to back this claim. Source data: IT Jobs Watch site on Java People complain about contractors being expensive, but we have to take care of our […]

Here is Why DEV Contracting is Going Down the Tubes

28 June 2014 Comments off

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This came through the email box on 26th June 2014, verbatim text (apart from the emphasis mine) Dear, I am looking for Content management @ London, UK Please share your contact number. If this position of no interest, please refer your friends/ colleagues by making me in CC . Job Spec: · Hands on experience […]

Mreža Magazine Interview

22 June 2014 Comments off

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A little over a month ago, I flew over to JavaCro and gave a keynote and a session presentation. I completed an interview for Mreža magazine, which is in Croatian. The organisers were graciously kind to send me a couple of souvenir copies of the magazine. Mreza, Croatia sent me physical copies of their magazine, […]

#ITMustChange2014

08 January 2014 Comments off

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Instead of moaning, groaning and whining about the frustration of job search in the industry like I did last year and the years before. I am doing something about it this year, #ITMustChange2014 is the start of the awareness campaign. Here is the media, which is Creative Commons Licensed 3.0, Share-A-Like, No-Derivatives and Non-Commercial. So […]

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