TensorFlow and Deep Learning – Without a PhD Google has recently open-sourced its framework for machine learning and neural networks called Tensorflow. With this new tool, deep machine learning transitions from an area of research into mainstream software engineering. In this session, we will teach you how to choose the right neural network for your […]

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“Tools are fun, tools are sexy. But when you start to get stuck into the tools, you tend to lose focus on the bigger picture.” How do I start with BDD? What is it? What tools do you use, and how do you talk about BDD? International thought-leader and expert John Ferguson Smart, and Extreme Programming […]

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What’s new and what’s next for Docker, and who should use it? Last week, Docker 1.13 was released, introducing improvements to the service API and swarm mode. We interviewed member of technical staff at Docker, Patrick Chanezon, at Devoxx Belgium 2016. Patrick gave two talks at Devoxx Belgium 2016: a University session on Nuts and […]

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Introducing the MicroProfile MicroProfile is not just a new buzzword. It’s a serious collaboration to evolve Enterprise Java in a Microservices world, supported by such companies as Red Hat, IBM, LJC, Payara and Tomitribe. Since its launch in June the MicroProfile collaboration has gained the attention and participation from the wider Enterprise Java community including […]

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What is the migration path from Angular 1 to Angular 2? What will the Angular release cycles look like in the future, and what is Angular developer Igor Minar most pleased with? We interviewed Igor at Devoxx Belgium 2016. For Igor’s talk at Devoxx Belgium 2016, see below: Zen and the Art of Angular 2 […]

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“Angular exists to make building applications with the web easy”. Why get started with Angular 2? What is different about it? We interviewed Stephen Fluin at Devoxx Belgium 2016. To see Stephen’s full talk at Devoxx Belgium 2016, see below: How Angular Makes the Mobile Web Awesome Building great mobile experiences using the web can […]

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17 Jan

A Java 8 baseline, Reactive Programming support, and going to the next level: we talked to Rossen Stoyanchev and Brian Clozel about what new features we can expect with Spring 5, and the collaborations and challenges in creating them. To see some of the Spring talks at Devoxx Belgium 2016, see below: Reactive Web Applications […]

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16 Jan

What are some of the unexpected features of lambdas? We interviewed expert Peter Lawrey at Devoxx Belgium 2016 to talk about some of the more unusual features of lamdbas. To see Peter’s talk at Devoxx Belgium 2016, see below: Lambda Puzzlers What is the difference between capturing and non-capturing lambdas? What are some of the […]

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At JavaOne 2016, there was a call to arms from Oracle to the community: “Community members – you have to help us.” In 2017, the Java Champions will be helping to help the community. We interviewed the Diabolical Developer and Java Champion Martijn Verburg at Devoxx Belgium 2016. What kind of help can we provide? And how do we […]

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What is declarative thinking? In an imperative approach to programming, we give commands to the computer. Why should we think more descriptively, and what does that mean in practice? We interviewed Kevlin Henney at Devoxx Belgium 2016. For the full talk at Devoxx Belgium 2016, see below: Declarative Thinking, Declarative Practice “Do this, do that. […]

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