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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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Devoxx Belgium Report 2018 – Kubectl it!

23 November 2018 No comments

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This is a report about my experience Devoxx 2018, which took place from Monday 12th November until Friday 16th November. The last time, I was in Antwerp was exactly two years ago, and I was looking forward to seeing where the level of this conference was. I asked myself who would be main influencers, the […]

Exploring A New Brand Selection for the Java EE Platform (Rough Transcript)

23 November 2017 Comments off

3 minutes

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Imagine going back in time to your childhood, imagine sitting again in the school playground with a white chalk in your hand. Playground has a large black tarmac surface. You stoop down low to the ground and draw the biggest and smoothest circle that you can with your big white chalk, you manage to draw […]

Experimental Podcast Series 1 on SoundCloud

16 November 2017 Comments off

3 minutes

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Hi All Recently, I have been experimenting with podcasting again as an adjunct to blogging, which is most definitely all about written English word. Podcasting is audio and potentially has more reach than a normal blog and that is the reason I am pushing out again on this media channel type . In fact, I […]

JavaOne 2017 gallery in pictures

18 October 2017 Comments off

4 minutes

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This is a photo blog article about the JavaOne 2017 conference that took place in San Francisco, California, USA during the first week of October. The selected gallery     Surprisingly, Oracle did not announced any news about the future of Java for mobile and embedded devices, given this photo is a close example of […]

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

06 September 2017 Comments off

1 minute

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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 […]

Devoxx 2016 Part 1 – Conference Impressions

17 November 2016 Comments off

8 minutes

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This is my report on my trip to Devoxx Belgium conference. My last visit to Belgium coincided with the publication of Java EE 7 Developer Book in 2013. Three years ago is long time in the technology. So what has changed in Belgium in the meantime? The threat level of security is the obvious thing, […]

Digital Java EE 7 Training Series 1 Episode 2

04 November 2016 Comments off

1 minute

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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 […]

Comprehending Ulterior Motives and Forces around Software Technology Standards

02 July 2016 Comments off

15 minutes

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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 […]

Fake Jobs List 2016

19 May 2016 Comments off

3 minutes

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Fake Jobs Fake jobs gives a bad name for the information technology contracting industry. It is just a scam to scavenge and harvest CVs from hapless developers, designers and architects and then to source the leads (human network communication) for recruitment agents. It starts for me, at least, with the recruiter refusing to give the […]

JavaOne 2015 in Pictures (Part 1)

06 November 2015 Comments off

2 minutes

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This is the photo visitation of my blog around the JavaOne 2015 conference, which is the twentieth edition.   Java Leader’s breakfast exhibition in Sunady morning.   San Francisco, late autumn whatever your style.   Java Keynote at the Moscone Center   On User Group Sunday, Bruno Souza grabbed Java leaders, champions, including myself to […]

JavaOne 2015 CON5211 Digital Java EE 7

05 November 2015 Comments off

2 minutes

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By sheer luck, the magic of UPS managed to deliver a consignment of books on the morning of the very last day of the conference exposition. Where I was of sullen disposition, I had had my hopes dashed, suddenly there was resurgence of faith, when I saw the tracking numbers at 9:37Am and the said books delivery […]

JavaOne 2015 continues and Java will live forever (… well maybe a LONG-TAIL)

28 October 2015 Comments off

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Okay. Maybe I am being over dramatic in the title. I do believe that Java, the ecosystem, the community, the virtual machine and the mother programming language will be around for a long time to come. What can deflect from it? Postulating in my hotel room with a lot time, in between adding finesse to […]

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