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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 I and II

04 September 2017 Comments off

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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 […]

VirtualBox CentOS Second Network Dynamic Host

07 August 2017 Comments off

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I had recently trouble connecting to the Internet with Centos running inside the Oracle VM VirtualBox. Even though I had configure the second adapter Network Internet Connection to be Host-only Adapter with the name VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapter. I still had problems pulling any Docker images from scratch. It turned out the network was busted. […]

Docker Coreos Pull

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Docker Post If you are struggling pulling an image with the coreos/etd as in the following command: The images is not found, because it is no longer on the official Docker hub. You need point to separate Docker repository hosted on Quay servers. You need to use the following command, instead. then you need to […]

Docker Images Tree Visualisation

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Docker Post On recent Docker release, you might be surprised that the tree view no longer works as expected: The above command would produce a visual dump of the images inside the container. The command generated a hierarchy of the images, showing the relationship between parent and children. However, this command has been dropped since […]

Why is software development hard and why is it getting harder?

04 July 2017 Comments off

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I am an avid listener of Paul Boag and his long standing award-winning podcast Boagworld, which is started as a web design over a decade ago and evolved to user experience UX, service and governance. I admit that I am fan almost right from the beginning. I learnt a lot digital from following Paul. So, […]

Elegance versus Functionality

24 March 2017 Comments off

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I found over decades of software development that the concept of elegance of code is at constant flux with the idea of functionality. Single Page Application paradigm #0 Hello there reader! I use these little pop overs dialogs to provide extra information to the article. Please click elsewhere on the view to dismiss it. Thank […]

Symptoms of dysfunctional architecture – budgeting software development in digital transformation

18 February 2017 Comments off

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I have been involved in a few projects that are considered digital transformation. The term has a wildly convoluted meaning inside the industry. Some people think that this is about bringing about Agile software practices to laggard organisations, others believe that it is all about converting monolithic systems to micro-service oriented applications and, still, others […]

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 […]

Please don’t hire me

22 November 2016 Comments off

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If you don’t want someone to challenge you and suggest ides. Please don’t hire me.     In 2017, I want to work with engaging clients that have very clear ideas about adaptive software development, who are open to different ideas and opinions, who would like to really transform not just digitally, but with sustainability […]

Devoxx 2016 Part 2 – Gallery

18 November 2016 Comments off

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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   […]

Devoxx 2016 Part 1 – Conference Impressions

17 November 2016 Comments off

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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, […]

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. […]

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