Some while ago I started using a Raspberry Pi to control my Lego. It all started when we wanted to figure out if we could run standard Java on the Raspberry Pi. Instead of writing “Hello World” – we wanted to do something cooler. We decided to use Java and later Scala with Akka on […]

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Oracle’s Java SE Mobile and Embedded Lead Bob Vandette announced plans to open source their Linux ARM 32 and 64 bit ports of Java SE for JDK 9. This would allow it to be developed under the OpenJDK project. This allows 32 and 64 bit ARM processors to run JDK 9. It would provide client, […]

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REST no more, use an actor (and Lego and Raspberry Pi’s…) Last year we started a new Internet of Things project: The Internet of (Lego) Trains. In our normal jobs we use languages like Java and Scala to build applications for large organizations running on big servers. We wanted to find out if we could […]

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Voxxed Days speaker Johan Janssen explains how he puts the Raspberry Pi to work running lego trains and ferris wheels. We chat about the latest versions of the groundbreaking single-board computer, and how the technology can be the catalyst for a out of hours hacking. Filmed at Voxxed Days Bristol.

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Single cell computer Raspberry Pi has been a shining star of the independent maker movement for over three years now. Designed to further the cause of computer science in schools, it’s gone a lot further than the classroom – from protecting rhinos in Kenya to logging data in outer space. With the original model priced […]

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Love tinkering on your Pi, but hate the cumbersome task of hooking it up to a monitor? Is the DukePad just not doing it for you? Well, you’re in luck – this week, the Raspberry Pi Foundation have launched the official Raspberry Pi touch display. Although the 7-inch device was first spoken about by Foundation […]

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By Payara Team Payara Micro is a new way of running Java EE applications without having to install a full application server. As Payara Micro requires no installation and has a <60MB runtime footprint it is ideal for running on small platforms like the Raspberry Pi. This blog will give you a step by step rundown […]

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By Jan Toebes This blog describes how easy it is to use Docker in combination with a Raspberry Pi. Because of Docker, deploying software to the Raspberry Pi is a piece of cake. What is a Raspberry Pi? The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It […]

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By Michael Kölling This post is part of a two part series – click here for Part One. Access Raspberry Pi hardware interactively with BlueJ. In Part 1 of this series, we discussed how to run BlueJ on the Raspberry Pi to do some Java programming directly on the pocket-size computer, without the need for a second […]

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