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Peter Pilgrim :: Java Champion :: Digital Architect

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Interview text for Response to Oracle Java EE 8 Plan

08 August 2016 Comments off

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I replied to Paul Krill for his recent news article on Infoworld. This is my exact verbatim reply to his questions: Paul:     Are you satisfied with this plan? Me:     Well the simple answer is no. Paul:     Any criticism? Me:     It is not much of a plan, because […]

Coda Hale, Dropwizard and Scala

04 December 2014 Comments off

3 minutes

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I enjoyed working with Scala at my last client. One of the frameworks that we used there was Coda Hale‘s Dropwizard framework. The Dropwizard project, itself, is written against Java, and provided a nice bunch of friendly open source frameworks and applications already integrated together in read-to-run server. The developer just writes configuration, resources and […]

Mreža Magazine Interview

22 June 2014 Comments off

2 minutes

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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, […]

My Interview with the Server Side

08 January 2014 2 comments

2 minutes

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Jason Lee Cameron McKenzie of  The Server Side .COM recently interviewed me late last year about my experiences of writing the Java EE 7 Developer Handbook. I gave some advice on to how to get into Java EE 7 as well as promote my book! I was quoted with “What would be nice is if […]

OTN at Devoxx – Peter Pilgrim Book Promotion

05 January 2014 Comments off

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This is my first blog entry of 2014. Happy New Year and I hope you all had a good break. Here is my quick interview with Java Oracle Technology Network at Devoxx 2013 with Tori Wieldt. I am promoting the #javaee7handbook here. And yes, I am going to be working on second Packt book for […]

My Interview with Contractor Calculator

30 July 2013 Comments off

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A couple of weeks ago, I gave a telephone interview with Contractor Calculator about the my feelings, thoughts and the progression of my career into and out and back into of contracting. It’s has been bad and good. (At the time of writing, it is good again, just in case you’re wondering.) The 30 minutes […]

Keeping It Rather Fake on the Job Interview Front

29 May 2013 1 comment

1 minute

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#DontFallForThisOne This arrived is my Gmail inbox this afternoon. I had heard that some people were getting these mails; but I didn’t believe them until now. charles <charlesbrown486@yahoo.co.uk> 14:36 (22 minutes ago) to me Hi As a result your application, I would like to invite you to attend an interview. You will have an interview […]

NightHacking Tour with Stephen Chin

20 November 2012 Comments off

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On Monday 19th November 2012, in the evening, I interviewed for the final episode of the Nighthacking tour by Stephen Chin, who is an Oracle Evangelist for Java, Chairperson of the JavaOne Program committee, and also a Java Champion a.k.a @steveonjava. We talked about ScalaFX the open source Domain Specific Language and Scala library framework for […]

Devoxx 2011 Interview with Oracle Tech Net

30 November 2011 Comments off

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Here is my interview with Tori Wieldt of Oracle Tech-Net OTN Java.net . It took place at 2PM on Wednesday 16th, November 2011 at Devoxx. Enjoy. I talked about JavaFX 2.0 release, what developers can actually do with this new Java language API around the scene-graph, media and audio capabilities. In this interview, on my […]

Interview Tori Wieldt From JavaOne 2011

11 October 2011 Comments off

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Just a quickie whilst I am still in California for a while. Tori Wieldt from Java.Net, Java Developer Community Lead at Oracle interviewed Stephen Chin and I on the Sunday 2nd October.  Here is the interview and we are in the 1:54 to 4:10 approximately.   Tweet

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