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Webinar Notes: Typesafe William Hill Omnia Patrick Di Loreto
posted by edburns on Jul 1, 2015
Webinar Notes: Typesafe William Hill Omnia Patrick Di Loreto My friend Oliver White is doing his usual bang-up job in his new gig at TypeSafe. One...
Using Apache Spark DataFrames for Processing of Tabular Data
posted by caroljmcdonald on Jun 28, 2015
This post will help you get started using Apache Spark DataFrames with Scala on the MapR Sandbox. The new Spark DataFrames API is designed to make...
The Curious Case of the char Type
posted by cayhorstmann on Jun 22, 2015
It's been almost twenty years that Gary Cornell contacted me to tell me “Cay, we're going to write a book on Java.” Those were simpler times. The...
SIP Servlet 2.0 and CDI
posted by binod on Jun 19, 2015
SIP Servlet 2.0 makes it possible to use CDI with SIP Servlet applications. It supports SIP Servlet POJOs as component classes that qualify as CDI...
GeekOut 2015 Summary
posted by edburns on Jun 16, 2015
GeekOut 2015 Summary I last had the pleasure of visiting the lovely Baltic city of Tallinn in 2012, when I presented JSF 2.2 and the Rockstar talk at...
 

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Quo Vadis Enterprise JavaScript?
In this shaky new world of JavaScript, here are the libraries I find to be very interesting...
The UUID Discussion
Those who are familiar with databases and persistence have probably had the same discussion like I...
Software Architecture in DevOps
A new book by Len Bass, Ingo Weber and Liming Zhu “DevOps: A Software Architect’s Perspective”,...
Chicago JUG Adopt-a-JSR/Java EE 8 Session Video
The Chicago JUG has been doing a great job engaging with Adopt-a-JSR and Java EE 8. As part of that...