It's been an amazing week. Being announced as a features speaker
put some more pressure as usual on me. But heading out to San Francisco for the second time this year was amazing. The typical hazels with a 10+ hour flight and immigration are easy to leave behind when you arrive in sunny and warm weather.
The inaugural DevNation
happened this year being the new open source, polyglot conference for application developers and maintainers. Directly next (more...)
It's been another longer journey but yesterday, exactly two years, seven months, and eighteen days after the release of Java 7 we now have production-ready builds of Java 8 available for download
! This new major release contains several new features and enhancements that increase the performance of existing applications, make it easier to develop applications for modern platforms, and increase maintainability of code. Here is a brief overview about my personal highlights.What's new overall? (more...)
This time of the year. Finally. It was about time. The 2014 JavaOne Call-For-Papers
opened a few days back. And it is going to be a great one. Plenty of changes upcoming and it will have a huge focus on community speakers.
The rolling acceptance process from last year is back, so submit early!
|A quote of mine sneaked into the advertising emails ;)|
There is a new dedicated track for Agile development this year, (more...)
I'v been a bit busy lately writing and reviewing stuff and didn't really had the chance to wrap up content for my blog. But things will change again and I am truly looking forward to that. So this is just a small reminder about one of the latest things I've been working on. RebelLabs
published their latest report yesterday and it was my pleasure to put some efforts into it.
Since a while the GlassFish (more...)
I've been doing book reviews since some time now. But this is a special one. Back at JavaOne I ran into Aslak and Dan and we had a chance to talk about their latest book project which has been floating around the interwebs since some time now.Abstract
Take a use-case approach to Enterprise Java development, and discover how to program more effectively. This practical book shows you how to perform continuous development, using a (more...)
It's been a while since my last blog. I've obviously been busy with different things including my main job. After some more questions regarding the right choice for application servers cross my way it is the right time to pick this topic up again and share my thoughts.
One of the most read post on this blog is the post about which Java EE 6 application server
to choose. I've been looking at a bunch (more...)
I'm pretty proud to announce, that I will be speaking at the annual OUGN spring seminar again. After my first time last year I was once again invited to speak by the Norwegian Oracle User Group (OUGN).
Last year's trip was sheer pleasure and I am very much looking forward to exciting talks and the unique conference experience that cruise ship provides. You can look at my photo sets on Google+ (Day 1
... and it is time to sit back and relax a bit. It has been exhausting for me on many levels and I tried not to leave any opportunity slip through. It is time to say thanks. I'm thankful for the many people seeing me sessions on conferences around the world. (more...)