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Experimental Podcast Series 1 on SoundCloud

16 November 2017 Comments off

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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 […]

JavaOne 2017 in Depth – Java EE, Eclipse Foundation and Native Serverless Cloud

13 October 2017 Comments off

13 minutes

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I left the second article with the feeling of a less ostentatious technology conference about JavaOne 2017. On the other hand, the conference was packed with information on where Java the language, the runtime and platform with community are going to. In this third article, I want to dig into the future of Java EE […]

JavaOne in Depth 2017

11 October 2017 Comments off

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In this article, I delve in more detail in Javaone 2017.     Java Future Does Java the programming language have a future? If you have wondered about this very question in the long term (beyond 10 years) then from this conference the answer is a resounding yes. With the release of JDK 9, the […]

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   […]

Position Statement for the JCP Executive Committee Nomination 2016

10 November 2016 Comments off

3 minutes

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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. […]

Comprehending Ulterior Motives and Forces around Software Technology Standards

02 July 2016 Comments off

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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 […]

Follow up to the “Java EE in Crisis” article

10 June 2016 Comments off

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Recently, I posted an blog article about the current crisis around Java EE. You might also be interested in an interview that I had with JAXenter (Java EE Guardians speak bluntly: “Java EE cannot be run exclusively by the community”). Adam Bien, a fellow Java Champion, also had his say on the current status of […]

Thanksgiving 50% off sale promotion for my Digital JavaEE 7 book

26 November 2015 Comments off

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Hi All My publisher, Packt Pubishing, has very kindly organised a 50% off sale promotion for my latest book Digital JavaEE 7 Web Application Development.     To take advantage of this fabulous offer, follow this link [opens a new tab on the Packt Pub offer web site]. Actually, the Thanksgiving sale is from 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 – The Twentieth Edition Ten Takeaways

05 November 2015 Comments off

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We have just had the twentieth edition of JavaOne in San Francisco. This would be my twelfth attendance in unbroken series since 2004. What are the biggest lessons that potentially shed a light into the Java’s future. Modularisation struggle It has taken almost nine years from the first mention of modules at Java 2007, or […]

JavaOne 2015 Rapid accelerated thoughts so far

27 October 2015 Comments off

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I thought that I would put out some of my JavaOne 2015 journalistic blogging thoughts. The push to MODULES is in ernest. Mark Reinhold is asking for help to test the JDK 9 early releases. He want to ensure that Project Jigsaw is “done right” without breaking the guarantees of the Java platform: (developer) usability, […]

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