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JavaOne 2014 :: OPEN Music Video

02 October 2014 Comments off

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Wow! I just realised that the last time I wrote a blog entry was in the Summer, early July. Now it is a September, I am writing this time at JavaOne 2014 in San Francisco. The delay is blamed to my life a contractor. I arrived in California on Saturday and went to the introduction keynote on […]

Mreža Magazine Interview

22 June 2014 Comments off

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A little over a month ago, I flew over to JavaCro and gave a keynote and a session presentation. I completed an interview for Mreža magazine, which is in Croatian. The organisers were graciously kind to send me a couple of souvenir copies of the magazine. Mreza, Croatia sent me physical copies of their magazine, […]

European JUG Leaders BOF at Devoxx 2013

29 March 2014 Comments off

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Here it is, just in time for the weekend, a recording of the European JUG Leaders BOF from Devoxx 2013. Devoxx 2013 European JUG Leaders BOF from Peter Pilgrim on Vimeo. Enjoy 😉 PS: read up on my report to last November’s conference. Tweet

Discount Code for Java EE 7 Developer Handbook

14 January 2014 Comments off

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Start your new year with Java EE 7 learning. Stay update on us. Packt Publishing have kindly offered me a discount code for my book Java EE 7 Developer Handbook for the New Year 2014. So I am passing this code directly to you, readers of my blog and the wider community. You have less than […]

#ITMustChange2014

08 January 2014 Comments off

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Instead of moaning, groaning and whining about the frustration of job search in the industry like I did last year and the years before. I am doing something about it this year, #ITMustChange2014 is the start of the awareness campaign. Here is the media, which is Creative Commons Licensed 3.0, Share-A-Like, No-Derivatives and Non-Commercial. So […]

Google SF 2013 Visit

28 October 2013 Comments off

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Thanks to Van Riper again, as part of the JUG Leaders and Java Champions invitation, I went to along Google SF 2013 after the JavaOne conference on Thursday evening. Here are the photographs. (This is a queued up October blog entry) Here is a photo of Kevin Nilsson, a relatively new “Noogler”. He is working […]

My Interview with Contractor Calculator

30 July 2013 Comments off

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A couple of weeks ago, I gave a telephone interview with Contractor Calculator about the my feelings, thoughts and the progression of my career into and out and back into of contracting. It’s has been bad and good. (At the time of writing, it is good again, just in case you’re wondering.) The 30 minutes […]

Devoxx 2012 JUG Leader BOF Videos

21 April 2013 Comments off

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Here are two well overdue video recordings of the Devoxx 2012 JUG Leader and Java Champions BOF from last November. Ooops! Sorry it has taken several months, but that is another story. The important things are the end results. There we go now: Part One   Devoxx 2012 JUG Leaders BOF Part 1 from Peter […]

Friday JPR 2013

04 March 2013 Comments off

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The last day of the Round-Up, which was a bit sad. The day began with a bang with a nice session hosted by Julie Pitt titled “Scaling Scala”. Daniel also co-hosted this session with suggestion on topic to cover the popular Scala libraries: Play and Akka. This content has a lot of good ideas about […]

Wednesday JPR 2013

03 March 2013 Comments off

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Wednesday was my absolute favourite day of the round-up. It was mid-week, we were half way through, already, the round-up. But before I can begin, I must say many of us had a late night at Joe Webber’s Princess bar. The jet lag had caught up with me by then, and the morning was rough, […]

Speaking at UK Conferences in 2013: Devoxx UK and ACCU Bristol

18 February 2013 Comments off

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In the early months of 2013, I have two conference that I, definitely, will be speaking at: Devoxx UK 2013, London. My talk is called Test Driven Development with Java EE 7, Arquillian and Enterprise Containers. This is the first edition of the Devoxx franchise in the United Kingdom. The conference is taking place at […]

Some Advice for New University Graduates; Dreams of Developing Software

26 December 2012 1 comment

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I have taken a step back in an attempt to put the year 2012 in focus. As always, it started with great hopes and there were highs and it seemed for a moment, that working life was back on track, but lurking in the background was an impending disaster. The problems were not fixed, I […]

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