Foojay Podcast #6: Welcome to Foojay!

In this episode of the Foojay Podcast, we want to give you a look behind the curtains of

The very first post on the website dates from April 25th in 2020, and it was by Geertjan Wielenga.

Let’s look back and what has happened on Foojay during the 2,5 years since that first post, and talk to some of the people behind the project.


Geertjan Wielenga (Azul)A N M Bazlur Rahman (Contrast Security)Roy Wasse (OpenValue)

Podcast host

Frank Delporte (Azul)



0’00 Short intro and music
0’15 Introduction about
0’38 Introduction of the guests and host
1’35 What is Foojay all about?
3’00 About the Foojay content and contributors
5’40 About the Foojay Slack –
6’50 How to submit content to Foojay –
10’40 How writing on Foojay could lead to a new job
13’25 Why OpenValue is contributing to Foojay
15’30 Foojay is a website controlled by the people who contribute to it
16’10 About the advisory board –  
19’28 The role of the moderator 
21’06 Foojay wants to be a network builder within the Java community
23’00 About the additional functionalities in the Foojay WordPress system
23’40 All the activities related to Foojay, e.g. JConf
24’40 Certification program, an upcoming feature in Foojay
32’25 Other plans for the near future: forum, improved calendar, event information,…
36’00 Going broader, everything related to OpenJVM
36’20 About the Java community
36’55 Foojay wants to keep things simple
38’08 Call to more companies to join the Advisory Board
38’30 Join Foojay to make new friends!

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