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Foojay Podcast #50: JCON Report, Part 2 – Maven, Software Security, Code Quality

This is part 2 of the interviews we recorded at the JCON conference earlier this month in Germany. In this episode, you get two main topics: Maven and Code Quality. In the first part, you’ll hear Karl Heinz Marbaise and Steve Poole discuss the Maven project, the repository, Sonaytype, and the security impact of dependencies. But next to security, we …

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NLJUG SPEAKER ACADEMY 2024

It seems like J-Fall 2024 is still far away, but the call for papers will open soon and we are looking for new talent! Have you secretly always wondered what it would be like to be a speaker? But you’re not an expert on anything or you don’t have a clue what to speak about? Then here’s the thing for …

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Evolutions in the Pi4J library by Tom Aarts and Robert von Burg

Multiple improvements have been implemented in the new release, V2.6.0 (2024-04-29) of Pi4J, a friendly object-oriented I/O API and implementation libraries for Java Programmers to access the full I/O capabilities of the Raspberry Pi platform. This blog post will give you a quick overview and an interview with Tom Aarts and Robert von Burg, two of the main contributors. Ongoing …

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Improve DevOps Productivity with Azul Intelligence Cloud for Any JVM

For decades DevOps teams have been under pressure to do four things: make software faster, make it cheaper, keep it secure, and accelerate time to market. But with fewer engineering resources, enterprises that use Java must find a way to speed up application innovation and fortify application security across their entire Java estate more efficiently. The rewards (and costs of …

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Debug Unresponsive Apps

There are a lot of debugger tutorials out there that teach you how to set line breakpoints, log values, or evaluate expressions. While this knowledge alone gives you a lot of tools for debugging your application, real-world scenarios may be somewhat trickier and require a more advanced approach. In this article, we will learn how to locate code that causes …

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Getting Started with JobRunr: Powerful Background Job Processing Library

What is JobRunr Task scheduler in Java JobRunr is an open-source Java library for task scheduling and distributed background job processing. It offers an effortless way to perform background tasks using only Java 8 lambdas. Whether it is a fire-and-forget, scheduled or recurring job, JobRunr analyzes the lambda and stores the metadata needed to process the job in a database. …

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JManc Unconference 2024

The Manchester Java Community are delighted to announce the return of JManc Unconference on Friday 28th June 2024! It’s been a few years since we last hosted JManc, and a lot has changed in the world, but one thing we’ve learned in the Manchester Java Community is that in-person events are what we love the most. JManc provides another opportunity …

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Java Magazine 2024 #2: NO MORE MISTAKES

Beste lezers, Welkom bij een gloednieuwe editie van het Java Magazine, waarin we weer boordevol inspiratie, innovatie en technische ontwikkelingen in de wereld van Java presenteren. Ik ben Simon de Groot, en met trots vervul ik de rol van community manager bij de NLJUG. Kort over mijzelf: ik ben opgegroeid en woonachtig in het prachtige Haarlem, en in juli zal …

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Foojay Podcast #49: JCON Report, Part 1 – JUGs, Communities, Open Source, Generative AI, LangChain4j, Machine Learning

On Tuesday, May 14th, the Foojay Podcast went live at the JCON conference in Cologne, Germany, to talk with speakers and visitors about all things Java. We had so many amazing talks that we will combine them into several podcast episodes in the next weeks. This is part 1 about JUGs, Communities, Open Source, Generative AI, LangChain4j, Machine Learning! Video …

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