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Functional Exchange At Skills Matter 18 March

17 March 2011 Comments off

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After the my usual downbeats posts on Beyond Java on the JVM, I stumbled across Charles Nutter’s blog article [The Future Part One] again and reread it. The date on this article states April 2009 predates my own thinking on the Java platform, at that time, I was more interested in JavaFX Script version 1.1. […]

QCon London 2011 Experiences and Community

12 March 2011 Comments off

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Today, I feel humbled to experience another QCon London conference. It is the fourth time I have been involved, and I consider it the biggest event in my home town. What were my favourite events and happenings at QCon? Meeting with the people and having inspired conservations about technology Meeting Wendy Devolder of SkillsMatter and […]

The Fundamental Business Case for Scala Web Presentation

10 March 2011 Comments off

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Here is screencast of a web presentation. It is called The Fundamental Business Case for Scala. I admit this was long overdue by three weeks or so. JavaPosse RoundUp and a new Bathroom installation were in my way and therefore my time was severly crunched.  This talk is aimed at non-technical staff in the organisation, […]

Boundaries (Audioboo Rough 173)

01 February 2011 Comments off

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boundaries exists Some boundaries are meant to be overcome. For example in the domain of software development and construction we look to bridging the interface between components, especially in architecture. The culture bounds of the software created lie in the boundaries of those who create it.   Artificial boundaries enforced by organisations The first type […]

Vultures (172 Audioboo Rough Script)

31 January 2011 Comments off

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Of Vultures and other carrion eating creatures. Poor old software engineer please note, that actually we can be, at any one time, the prey who are hunted. We are the ones in certain situations that have no actual control. We are politically naive. We are rudderless. We are unaware and we are like children mostly […]

Darkness 171 (Audioboo Rough Script)

28 January 2011 Comments off

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— At this moment in the Java world, it looks fairly gloomy and desolate out there. There is not a lot of awful good news out there to be found. The paucity of good news seems to feel like the onset of the bubonic plague in London in the middle ages. To the majority, it […]

My Corporate Values

15 December 2010 Comments off

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Listen as an AudioBoo I, hereby, declare that these statements below are, now, my own personal “corporate” values: In any new organisation that I work with or be involved with, I will work inside a team of people that heavily influence the engineering, the broad scope and design quality of the products. Any new organisation,which […]

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