JavaOne – Day 4 – Exciting Conference Times

Welcome to our blogs on the exciting JavaOne again! First some good news: today, our Grails Workshop is accepted at a conference! It’s the Technical Open Source conference www.t-dose.nl, in Eindhoven. Ted Vinke and I will be having lots of fun with the audience, sharing the coolest Grails tricks and the latest Grails3 knowledge. Ted and I will also soon present this … Lees verder JavaOne – Day 4 – Exciting Conference Times

JavaOne – Day 4 – Thinking about Craftsmanship

Sessions at JavaOne mostly are about technology Understandable, but there is more to creating software than technology. Creating great software also requires a lot of teamwork, managing, thinking and so on. The latter is a side often overlooked during conferences. Today we had one talk which was about the way we think, or maybe more about the way we think … Lees verder JavaOne – Day 4 – Thinking about Craftsmanship

JavaOne – Day 3 – expand our toolbox

Did you know you can look multiple JavaOne presentations online at the same time? Today I found this url towards live streams. Like yesterday, also today I visited 9 sessions and gained lots of interesting knowledge. However, the main goal is to do useful research for our organization. In what technologies should we invest our time? How can we become … Lees verder JavaOne – Day 3 – expand our toolbox

JavaOne – Day 2 – Code quality: Getting Started

During my years of developing Java applications I’ve become more and more aware of the quality of code and tools than can assist in creating better code. I always try to attend session concerning this topic. On day 2 of JavaOne there was one session on this subject. “Stop the Rot: A Discussion on Maintaining Java Software Quality”, which was a discussion … Lees verder JavaOne – Day 2 – Code quality: Getting Started

JavaOne – Day 2 – Important main trends

Java has a lot of innovation power, but what are main trends to follow? Currently I am writing this JavaOne research report of day 2 during a night-session (19:00 local time). Despite it is late, the audience of Java developers is filled with energy on the progress of presented Java innovations. And this First8 engineer also: many good concepts on … Lees verder JavaOne – Day 2 – Important main trends

JavaOne – Day 1 – Java Performance Tuning

The JavaOne conference has just started: one huge celebration of 20 years of Java! For me, a day mostly filled with an interesting university session on Performance Tuning with the JVM. As Chief Architect by Oracle Brain Goetz (see fragment here) mentioned today during his keynote: performance is an increasing responsibility. So, what to do to prevent bad memory allocation, … Lees verder JavaOne – Day 1 – Java Performance Tuning

JavaOne University – RESTful web services

Today is the first day of JavaOne 2015. Attendees were able to choose to attend the University Sessions in which a deep-dive was given in several topics or to attend several other sessions during the day. I started with the University Session “The Latest and the Greatest of RESTful Web Services”, given by Matt Heimer from Oracle. The goal of … Lees verder JavaOne University – RESTful web services