We at Voxxed like to keep a beady eye on upcoming Java happenings, but were finding existing listings a little lacking – so, we’ve created this shiny new interactive map to showcase as many JUGs and events as we can. Add your event or JUG In open community spirit, anyone can contribute to the map, […]

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This spring saw the inaugural Voxxed Days Istanbul event take place, with speakers including Gavin King, Arun Gupta, and Çağatay Civici. Here’s a couple of interviews led by the event organisers to give you a flavour of what was discussed over the course of the day. Arun Gupta and Altuğ B. Altıntaş talk application servers […]

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In the first of our experimental new monthly series, we’ll be publishing a roundup of some of the biggest events for the tech community happening in May. It’s a rolling submission, so please let us know if you’ve got something going on, and we’ll update. Alternatively, share your announcements in the comments section!   7th May: […]

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Last weekend, Voxxed packed its bags and left London’s concrete jungle for the sunny shores of lake of Lugano in Switzerland for Voxxed Days Ticino. With workshops taking place on Friday 17th April and the main action on Saturday 18th, the second Voxxed Days event didn’t disappoint. Whilst it was great to see that an international crowd had […]

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A quick update on the Java EE front this morning: David Delabassee has confirmed in an Aquarium blog post that the Expert Group (EG) for JSR 375 – the Java EE Security API, geared at overhauling and modernising EE security API portability and simplicity  – has now been established. As Delabassee has previously written on the GlassFish blog, […]

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For those not yet in the know, Voxxed Days are events run by local communities who want to bring a dose of Devoxx flavour to their neighbourhood. Voxxed Days Vienna, which took place last Friday, was our inaugural event, and was hosted by Grzegorz Duda, organiser of Devoxx Poland, with support from local community leaders […]

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The very first Voxxed Day, taking place in Vienna, Austria, is a mere four days away – and needless to say, we’re pretty excited.  Ahead of the inaugural event, we’ve caught up with three local organizers from around Europe to find out how plans are shaping up. Representing Vienna (and Berlin), we’ve got Grzegorz Duda, […]

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Introduction & history As some of you may already know, starting with Java 7, OpenJDK is the Reference Implementation (RI) to Java. The below timeline gives you an idea about the history of OpenJDK: OpenJDK history (2006 till date) See Adopt OpenJDK – the past present and future [1] for some more details. If you […]

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Learn how to join the Java Community Process (JCP) program as an individual, corporation or institutions, ie Java User Groups (JUG). Step by step instructions on how to participate in the Adopt-a-JSR program, the Transparency project, and tools to run JUG events as part of Adopt-a-JSR program, such as hack days and collaboration with other […]

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Locking it down A much needed new JSR to improve security in the Java EE platform (JSR 375), with a particular focus on cloudy and PaaS environments, has now been pushed for review. As David Delabasse writes in the GlassFish blog, due to the inherent need to interact with different components (for example, when a […]

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