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PPJWT Countdown Day 0 – “Release the Dogs!”

23 April 2021 Comments off

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PPJWT Countdown Day 0 – “Release the Dogs” Tonight, Today. I have no idea. It’s time let the dogs off the lead. Release the dogs so that they can be free to roam the country park. Having animals as pets is good for the soul. They present unconditional love as long you honour the duty […]

PPJWT Countdown Day 1 – You Drive Control

22 April 2021 Comments off

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PPJWT Countdown Day 1 – “Yo Drive Control” Release day is nearly upon us. This is a short extract of my 2020 / 2021 video online course. It’s very nearly is there, I promise. To be really honest, this video course is already three months late. I am disappointed by timekeeping, but I realise this […]

PPJWT Countdown Day 2 – Express Yourself

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PPJWT Countdown Day 2 – “Express Yourself” Release day is nearly upon. This is a short extract of my 2020 / 2021 video online course. It’s nearly there, I promise. The whole thing has been delayed, because of changing jobs, circumstance, deciding what to about IR35, contracting versus permanent full time employee, family and even […]

PPJWT Five insights into why I chose IT contracting? Why not? (FINAL)

21 January 2021 Comments off

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Today, I uploaded to YouTube a long form video (00:25:27 duration). In this long-form video presentation, I discuss my personal choice of why I chose contracting over permanent opportunities in my career. I share my feelings and historic decisions of why I got into contracting, why I found it beneficial and why it can be […]

OUTSIDE IR35 CONTRACTS – Advertisement aimed at small business exempt clients

05 January 2021 Comments off

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This is my advertisment to find Small Business Exempt clients in 2021     If this is you, and your small business falls under the government criteria (2 of 3), and in the near future, if you are considering hiring a Java contractor developer specialist, then you find my details: My Linkedin is here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peterpilgrim2000/ […]

Marketing OUTSIDE IR35 Contract Action Plan 2021

20 December 2020 Comments off

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Season’s Greetings All My plan of action for 2021 is to: Go back to OUTSIDE IR35 contracting Off Payroll Worker tax change pending April 2021 is essentially a tax grab by the revenue Take advantage of the Small Company Exemption and help clients beat their bigger competition and disrupt their target markets. Because of the […]

NHS COVID-19 Coupons Offer for Any of My Vimeo On-Demand Courses in 2020

27 March 2020 Comments off

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NHS COVID-19 Coupons Free access to all of my Vimeo On-Demand online courses in 2020 if you have a family member that works in the UK National Health Service.     This can be your mummy, daddy, auntie, uncle, cousins, grandparents… and even you, yourself, if you currently work for the NHS. Please Just send […]

Intellij IDEA 19.3.3 hot deployment and update of web resources fails

28 February 2020 Comments off

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        This is a description of a bug in Intellij IDEA where I have a Java EE 7 web application that deploys to an application server. Here, I am using TomEE 9, however the same issues happens in Payara 5.191 and the bog standard Tomcat 8 / Tomcat 9. Essential Intellij fails […]

Hot shot 005 – Quick introduction Spock Testing framework

24 May 2018 Comments off

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This are my verbatim notes to the PEAT UK podcast:     Hot shot 005 – Quick introduction Spock Testing framework Thursday, 17th May 2018 Hello there once again to another hot shot. My name is Peter Pilgrim, Platform engineer and DevOps specialist, and Java Champion. Spock is a behavourial-driven design (BDD) testing framework written […]

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 […]

Ye Olde Monolith

09 August 2016 Comments off

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As a professional software engineer, you probably have encountered an architectural stumbling block known as a MONOLITH#1. A monolith is essentially a single tier application in enterprise architecture. Forget about the traditional break-down of Java EE application, where they break down an Uber-WAR file into presentation, business-logic and database tiers. That is just gloss over […]

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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