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What you missed at OpenStack Summit 2016


This year I attended OpenStack Summit in Austin, Texas from Apr 25th – 29th for the first time. As it wraps up today and I am heading home, I wanted to look back and share what you missed from my perspective. As an application developer focused technology evangelist is has been a lot of fun shifting into the infrastructure, container, ...

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Agile Economics: Delusions of Grandeur


Everyone is talking about scaling agile. Certifications for SAFe, LeSS and others seem to be the order of the day. But it?s not all about certifications, right? Let?s explore where the need to scale come from, and the problems we have at scaling. No certification needed. Why Scale? Where is the need to scale comes from? It comes from big ...

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Setup Docker on Windows Server 2016


This multi-part blog series will show how to configure, build, and run Docker containers on Windows. The first part showed how to setup Windows Server 2016 on Virtual Box for Docker Containers. This part will install the operating system images and configure Docker. Instructions are available at Install Windows Server 2016 Container Feature Start PowerShell: Install the container feature: ...

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Laziness at extreme: developing JAX-RS services with Spring Boot


I think it would be fair to state that we, as software developers, are always looking for the ways to write less code which does more stuff, automagically or not. With this regards, Spring Boot project, proud member of the Spring portfolio, disrupted the traditional approaches, dramatically speeding up and simplifying Spring-based applications development. There is a lot to be ...

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The Complete Android Developer Course


Top-Rated Instructor Rob Percival Will Take You from Coding Novice to Ninja with 31+ Hours of Training Hey fellow geeks, This week, on our JCG Deals store, we have an extreme offer. We are offering The Complete Android Developer Course for only $17 instead of the original price of $199, yeap that is 91% off. You get Instant digital download ...

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Windows Server 2016 using VirtualBox for Docker Containers


Windows Server 2016 is adding support for Docker containers. Technology Preview 5 was recently released and provides basic support for Docker. This multi-part blog series will show how to configure, build, and run Docker containers on Windows. The first part shows how to install Windows Server 2016 using VirtualBox. A couple of tweaks are required in order to make sure Docker containers can be ...

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Java EE 8 MVC: Global exception handling


In the previous previous posts we learned about various ways to access request information (e.g. query or path parameters) in Java EE MVC. This post shows how to apply global exception handling to an MVC application. Assume we have a controller method that might throw an IllegalArgumentException: @Controller @Path("illegal-argument") public class ExceptionController { [email protected]   public String doWork() {     // code that might throw an IllegalArgumentException   } } We could now add a ...

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