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The Competition Winners of the Java EE 7 Developer Handbook

29 November 2013 Comments off

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There are 3 lucky winners of the Java EE 7 Developer Handbook competition. Congratulations to Cathy White, the special selected winner, who wrote the best comment and wins first prize! The next two winners in second and third place, respectively, are Rui Morais and Seb Rose. They were chosen by this following Groovy program that […]

My HTTP Response Java Enumeration Type (Contracting;-)

27 November 2013 4 comments

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Here is a HTTP Response Java Enumeration type from yesteryear. In some client’s project, I have seen various constants like this: Which is absolutely awful and these constants are not consistently used in the code base. Worse of all, the code I have refactored will use literal constants. Even more worse, is the fact these […]

A Shortened Visit to Devoxx 2013

21 November 2013 2 comments

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Devoxx 2013 is most definitely and undoubtedly the best Java related conference in Europe. It stands second only to JavaOne, San Francisco, in importance in my humble opinion. I only attended the actual conference days for this year Devoxx. Elsewhere, I read that the quality of the university days were useful, in particular, Java EE, […]

Win A E-Copy of My Java EE 7 Book Competiton

14 November 2013 16 comments

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Thanks to the very kind folk at Packt Pub, we have a surprise competition for you at Devoxx and also out there online, who perhaps could not make it to Antwerp this year. We have three electronic copies of the Java EE 7 Developer Handbook up for grabs [available for all supported formats Kindle, e-Reader, […]

Devoxx 2013 Java EE 7 Developer Handbook Book Winners

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Some lucky winners at the Devoxx 2013 conference got their hands on a signed Java EE 7 Developer Handbook from yours truly. I brought seven copies of the book from London over the Eurostar to Antwerp. Inconjunction with the JCP and Oracle, we raffled away at two BOFS, the Java EE Gathering with David Belabassee […]

Java EE 7 Developer Handbook Discount Vouchers at Devoxx 2013

12 November 2013 1 comment

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I am on my way to Devoxx 2013 now. I have 100 discount vouchers for my recently released Java EE 7 Developer Handbook to give away. If you want one of these tickets, then come grab me Wednesday and Thursday. You can get a discount on the physical tome or e-books or both on the Packt […]

California Tour 2013

04 November 2013 Comments off

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This is another queued blog entry stuff for October 2012. Now that I am an author, I will have blog post entries queued up in draft mode, only because I have to now double check for grammar and the obvious spelling mistake. What do they say, no pain no gain. It the price of being […]

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