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Author Archives: Paris Apostolopoulos

Paris is a senior software engineer focusing on J2EE development, loves Business process modelling and is keen on software quality challenges. He is passionate about Java and Java communities. He is a co-founder and administrator of the first Java User Group in greece(JHUG.gr) and occasional speaker on meet-ups and seminars and regular blogger. For his contributions and involvement on the Java community he has been awarded the title of Java Champion in 2007 by Sun Microsystems.

Spring Async and Java’s 8 CompletableFuture

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It is known that I am not the biggest fan of Spring, but at the time being I work for an organization that maintains too many projects utilizing Spring (in different forms and versions). I still remain skeptic towards Spring, of course there are some very nice ideas, there are some nice (too many) abstractions, there are some very handy ‘shortcuts’ ...

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Wildfly Swarm, towards maturity and a small contribution

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One of the projects I follow lately, is Wildfly Swarm. Eventually my request during this year’s Devoxx in the JBoss BOF, to consider changing the name of the project, did not go through (due to the conflict with the famous Docker Swarm). So what is Wildfly Swarm? Simply put, is the Wildfly application server (app server of choice for many ...

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Devoxx Belgium 2015 – Final thoughts

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Well yet another Devoxx is over for me, it must the 5th of 6th time (or more) can’t remember to be honest. It’s 3 years since my last one, so it was kind of a come back :). Devoxx (Belgium) is growing, actually it is the first time that I have seen so many people. The venue must have increased ...

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Devoxx Belgium 2015 – Conference Day 1 #devoxx

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There were are 3 days full of Java and other technologies as well. Here is my review of the day. Opening keynote(s) The first part of the opening was about Devoxx. The creator Stephan Jansen and some of his colleagues went through the updates regarding the ‘Devoxx’ ecosystem of conferences that is now booming. London, Paris, Krakow, Casablanca are now ...

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Book Review – Kubernetes Up & Running by Kelsey Hightower

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Some Kubernetes …. cheering! As I have written in previous posts, when you start investigating and working with all these new and shiny container / orchestration technologies, there is a high chance that you will end up ‘lost’ in translation. A lot of information, a lot technologies, a lot of dev-ops, a lot of promises a lot of complexity and ...

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