Last week a manager went to an artist for a new painting in his living room:
M: “Hello Mr Artist. I’d like a painting from you”
A: “Hi Mr Manager, what kind of painting do you want?”
M: “It needs to be 100 cm by 50 cm, for in my living room”
As promised, here is my write-up for Devoxx 2013, the best Java conference in the world (maybe on par with JavaOne).
Having work to do I arrived tuesday evening, day zero.
For the second year in a row there was no line at all picking up the awesome wristband with [...]
This week I was at Devoxx 2013 in Belgium. Like the previous years I helped film the event. Together with other a couple of Devoxx4Kids organizers we also did a session and an informal BoF talk. I might do some more posts on the actual conference sessions later, lot of cool things [...]
Since the introduction of EJB 3.1 we can use the @Asynchronous annotation. It provides a simple way to create a new asynchronous process in your application.
If a method with the @Asynchronous is invoked it will spawn a new thread and return immediately. The invocation can return either a void or a Future<T>. [...]
In Java there is one golden rule, we don’t break backwards compatibility. Not in the JVM interpreter/compiler and not in the JDK classes.
With the introduction of Lambda’s in Java there was a suddenly a big need to extend some of the Collections interfaces. And this is something that breaks backwards compatibility. If [...]