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24 May 2018
This are my verbatim notes to the PEAT UK podcast: Hot shot 005 – Quick introduction Spock Testing framework Thursday, 17th May 2018 Hello there once again to another hot shot. My name is Peter Pilgrim, Platform engineer and DevOps specialist, and Java Champion. Spock is a behavourial-driven design (BDD) testing framework written […]
04 September 2017
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 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 […]
18 November 2016
These are selection of photos from Devoxx trip: Cassandra Clark of Oracle community outreach interviews Antonio Gonclaves on the OTN stand I also was interviewed by Cassandra earlier in the day. Look out for my OTN interview soon. Sven Reimers is a member of the Netbeans Dream Team […]
04 November 2016
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 […]
20 July 2016
I recommend experienced contractors avoid software engineering testing platforms especially when the client requests you complete a test before a telephone or face-to-face interview. In other word, avoid TEST-FIRST. Of course, you might exactly know what you are getting into, conduct research and seeing it for yourself. Just know the consequences. I took a Hacker […]
19 July 2016
Based the last blog entries: Part 1 and Part 2. This is tongue-in-check, however please read it and the last paragraph. Today, 19th July, I saw somebody had tweeted about Head Coach job specification for Belgium. Discover the desired profile of the new Belgian Red Devils’ head coach. – Experience and results in the currently […]
18 July 2016
Why aren’t you getting the best contractors and what can you do about it In Part 1, we look into the question of why companies suck at finding great contractors. We covered reviewing the genuine opportunity. We touched on why demand for great contractors outstrips the supply. We saw why TEST-FIRST recruitment is an abject […]
Why aren’t you getting the best contractors and what can you do about it Part 1 If you are reading this article, the chances are you are a technical leader, a team manager or service delivery manager, and there is a probability that you are making mistakes finding the best contractors. The end result is […]
26 October 2015
In the future, you make your own or else somebody makes it for you. That’s my philosophy for things in life that you have control of. On the other hand, there are a lot of things that not in your control. It was General Eisenhower who said something about plans are useless, but planning is […]
08 October 2014
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 […]
“Sometimes life is going to hit you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.” Steve Paul Jobs I attended many more sessions at JavaOne 2014 than I would have if I had to perform lots of sessions. This circumstance allowed me to relax, to put my feet up as it were. I spoke […]