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JavaOne 2015 – The Twentieth Edition Ten Takeaways

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We have just had the twentieth edition of JavaOne in San Francisco. This would be my twelfth attendance in unbroken series since 2004. What are the biggest lessons that potentially shed a light into the Java’s future. Modularisation struggle It has taken almost nine years from the first mention of modules at Java 2007, or rather by the time that ...

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JavaOne 2014: Conferences conflict with contractual interests

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The Duke’s Street Cafe where engineers can have a hallway conversation on the street.                     Incompatible with contracting My eleventh JavaOne conference (11 = 10 + 1, 2004 to 2014) was splendid. It was worth attending this event and meeting all the people involved in the community. Now here comes the ...

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Is TDD Dead Or Alive?

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This blog post is for those of you who are unaware that there is a major debate in contemporary software development happening now, today. People have been wondering about the value of Test-Driven Development (TDD) for a long while, but it was not until David Heinemeier Hansson of 37 Signals  posted a blog article on St. George’s Day (23rd April ...

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Scala Maps and Sorting

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This is blog entry originally written in the middle May 2014. I also seem to writing this code every 3 months or so and then I forgot. So I need a trigger to remember exactly how to work Scala Maps and sort the entries by key. Let’s break out the Scala REPL.               Welcome ...

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Build GlassFish 4.0 Snapshots Yourself

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This post is about building GlassFish 4.0 snapshots release yourself and includes hacks. I found the official Instruction for FullBuild of GlassFish and then decided to build the server myself. Sometimes, you may not want to wait for the GlassFish build files to be promoted by the team. In this entry, I reference Artifactory as a private Maven repository, of ...

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“Why You No Train?”

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It is a simple question. So why don’t you get more training? Do you feel that you operate already effectively? Is there no more stuff to learn? Do you think that you are already “good”? Sometimes,  just when we are walking about and we feel everything is going smoothly, then the bottom drops out of the bucket, our world suddenly ...

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