In September Oracle announced that it would be moving Java EE to the Eclipse Foundation. EE4J is the start of the project which aims to define API specifications, reference implementations, and technology compatibility kits for Java application servers. EE4J is based on Java EE 8. At Java One last week, a panel of experts from Eclipse […]

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Tim Berglund takes us through a series of examples in this session recorded at Devoxx Poland 2017. Normally simple tasks like running a program or storing and retrieving data become much more complicated when we start to do them on collections of computers, rather than single machines. Distributed systems has become a key architectural concern, […]

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13 Mar

Comparison of Open Source Process Engines for Edge Integration In February 2017, I attended the JFokus conference for the first time. This is the biggest developer event in Sweden. While the ‘J’ in the title shows that there is a lot of focus on the Java platform, the Internet of Things (IoT) was another hot […]

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Cloud-native microservices offer many benefits. You can develop, test and deploy and maintain independent lightweight services. You can easily combine various technologies, including programming languages such as Java or Go, and tools like integration middleware. However, as you do not build monoliths anymore, ”that complexity has moved and […] increased [to] the outer architecture” as […]

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“One of the philosophies that I like to follow when creating a build file for Gradle is that what you see in a build file is how your project deviates from the conventions.” What are the best practices with Gradle plugins? Should Groovy code be in the build files? Why bother with open source? We […]

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Hackergarten is “a craftmen’s workshop, classroom, a laboratory, a social circle, a writing group, a playground, and an artist’s studio.” A way to enrich conferences, or a stand alone event, Ixchel Ruiz and the Hackergarten team have been touring the Devoxx conferences. We caught up with Ixchel Ruiz at Devoxx Morocco 2016 to ask her about the events, learn from her […]

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We are proud to announce the general availability of the new release of the CUBA Platform and Studio: CUBA Platform 6.3! Perhaps this is one of the most feature-rich platform releases ever – there are important changes on all levels: architecture, extensibility, API usability, and performance. This article covers major enhancements of the platform. The […]

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Where’s my free lunch? Have you ever thought about how many amazing things we get in this day and age that are free? Think about it, whether it’s articles in daily newspapers, social media, your code repository, your continuous integration server as a service. And that’s not even mentioning all the amazing open source libraries, […]

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From Oracle, IBM and OpenWhisk, and the MicroProfile initiative, some of the big players in the Java space are opening up projects and going open source. The latest Black Duck open source survey revealed that, of 1300 participants, 65% of companies are actively contributing to open source projects. At the O’Reilly Open Source conference OSCON keynote, open source evangelist Lauri […]

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As mentioned in my article Aggressive Road Map for Java EE 8, MVC 1.0 is left out of the plans for Java EE 8. The way I see it, and also have indications from several people I have talked with during JavaOne, the possible outcomes of this are: 1. MVC is dropped completely 2. MVC continues and […]

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