There are some huge challenges at Big Silicon Valley companies, like Netflix and the need to scale. But should you really get drawn into that? Sometimes the most complicated issue in development is the business logic, and Bernd Rücker is talking about these challenges at Voxxed Days Vienna this week. We asked him what the […]

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David Schmitz is speaking at Voxxed Days Vienna about failure. Specifically, he offering advice on how to fail at microservices, everyone’s favourite buzzword. We asked him for more insights into how this is possible. What’s the quickest way to sabotage a microservice? Good sabotage is not about being quick. You need to be insidious, otherwise […]

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How do we write tests that are easy to read, easy to write and run quickly? Alex Soto is speaking at Voxxed Days Vienna about how to write better unit tests. We asked him about his libraries of choice, and how to get the most out of tests. What is your preferred Java testing library? This […]

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Conference junkie Ted Neward explains to Mark Hazell why he as a Java developer finds value in learning Scala, which has been designed from the ground up to be a functional language. The pair also discuss the Typesafe/Lightbend rebrand and why it benefits the company to change its name, the extraordinary power of pattern matching […]

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Stephan Janssen interviews Spring Framework Project Lead Juergen Hoeller at Voxxed Days Vienna about the upcoming 4.2 release of the Spring Framework (due in early July). They chat about new features, which will include first class support for service and events and event handling, and improved user experience. Discussion also includes Java EE 8, and […]

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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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