Lightbend (which you may know as Typesafe) released the results of a survey of 2,151 JVM developers last week. The survey aimed to look at the correlations between development trends and IT infrastructure trends and how organisations are modernising applications. It also looked at how much emerging technologies are used in production. Based on the […]

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This workshop traverses the new features in Java EE 7 by introducing the Cargo Tracker application. This end-to-end example is a new project on java.net. Cargo Tracker brings back some of the ideas of the Java EE Blue Prints efforts of years past. Some of the new Java EE 7 features demonstrated in Cargo Tracker […]

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JMS 2.0 (part of the Java EE 7 Platform) introduced a lot of nice features. One of these was the ability to declare JMS resources for automatic deployment. Pre-Java EE 7 you would… Inject Connection Factory using @Resource. Lookup Destination (Queue/Topic) using @Resource. Pull out the Session object and use it to create the Message, Message […]

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Java EE 5 was first introduced in 2005, while Java EE 7 came out in 2013. There is a 7 year gap between both versions, and in technology terms, that’s like a century. Many organizations are still stuck using Java EE 5 and there are many valid reasons why they choose not to upgrade. Still, […]

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It is hard to be pragmatic without delivering “microservices” on Java EE 7. Microservices are already the default architecture for many focussed Java EE 5+ projects. After introducing the concepts of micro services and pragmatic Java EE 7 architectures on Java 8, I will implement an application live and demonstrate “cloud inspired” deployments on services […]

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Java Champion Antonio Goncalves talks to Voxxed about Java EE tooling, and why he thinks the technology and application servers aren’t as outmoded as their reputation would suggest. We also discuss the lack of industry support for Java EE 7, and how, as an member of the EE group, this remains a source of confusion. Filmed at […]

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Java developer (and self-confessed early fanboy) Adam Bien talks about the inevitability of microservices and how they differ to SOA. We also chat about Conway’s Law and the future of Java EE. Filmed at Devoxx Poland 2015.

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Java EE 8 has had its release date pushed back from Q4 2016 (when it would have been in time for next year’s JavaOne San Francisco) to the first half of 2017. Unfortunately, Oracle have had to tack on a few extra months to mitigate “various latencies involved in launching expert groups” as well as the […]

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Click here for Part One of this article. Today, I bring you the second part to my mini-series about Java EE 7 Batch Processing and World of Warcraft – Part One. In this post, we’re going to see how to aggregate and extract metrics from the data that we obtained in Part One.   Recap The batch […]

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This session explores one of the newest APIs for Java EE 7: JSR 352, Batch Applications for the Java Platform. Batch processing is found in nearly every industry for executing noninteractive, bulk-oriented, and long-running operation tasks. In the session, the presenters live-code a real-life example batch application, starting with a simple task, and than evolve […]

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