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A lot of interesting stuff is going on. More and more (dynamic typed) languages are appearing and getting more attention. Are they better than the Java language? (more…)
At the time I’m writing this, Devoxx 2008 is well into it’s second day. Day one was quite interesting, with the major announcement being the release of JavaFX 1.0 last week. Apart from that, IBM presented their RFID technology, which has been incorporated into our access badges. Day two held another major announcement: all of Java will be made modular. That means not only the SDK, but also the JRE and even the JVM. Expected release date of JDK 7: somewhere in 2010… (more…)
I am currently attending the Devoxx Conference in Antwerp, the largest gathering of Java developers this side of the pond. I was last here in 2005 – a memorable conference for me as in one day I was exposed to JSF and the announcement of the donation by Oracle of Trinidad to Apache MyFaces as well as an introduction to JPA (and EJB 3.0) by Mike Keith. These two sessions helped shaped a lot of what happened in my professional life ever since.
So here I was this morning, expecting another life altering event. (more…)