The last couple of weeks have been really busy for me. I’ve been to San Francisco for JavaOne 2015 (the official Java conference). After that I had just a week to recover and travelled to Antwerp in Belgium for Devoxx 2015 (the largest community driven conference).
At both conferences I had the pleasure to […]
This morning a friend (@vgrgic) tweeted the following quote from Martin Fowler:
“So if you can keep your system simple enough to avoid the need for microservices: do.”
This is absolutely true I think, microservices are far from the silver bullet some people want you to believe. They do […]
In this post I’ll try to convince you that all the conferences are doing it wrong. JavaOne, Devoxx, and all other conferences should stop using conference program committees to select their speakers, there is a much better way.
Call for Papers
Some of […]
The album cover of Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division has to be one of the most iconic covers of the 70’s/early 80’s:
The artwork has been re-used and reprinted a lot and is still abundantly present as T-shirt at […]
Yes, this blogpost is about paper. This has absolutely nothing to do with programming, but there is a beautiful piece of math involved.
There are two major standards of paper sizes in the world. The most widely used is ISO-216, more commonly known as the A-series, as […]