Your Input Needed to Determine Path for Jakarta EE/MicroProfile Alignment

As you are likely aware, Java EE has transitioned to Open Source governance in the Eclipse Foundation as Jakarta EE. MicroProfile has been moving forward as an independent initiative to optimize enterprise Java for microservices architectures. The Cloud Native for Java (CN4J) Alliance has recently been formed to promote better alignment between Jakarta EE andContinue reading “Your Input Needed to Determine Path for Jakarta EE/MicroProfile Alignment”

Why You Should Join EclipseCon Community Day

EclipseCon Community Day is on Monday, October 19 14:00 to 18:00 CET (the day before the start of the main EclipseCon conference). Community Day at EclipseCon has always been a great event for Eclipse working groups and project teams. This year both EclipseCon and Community Day is virtual and free. Space for Community Day isContinue reading “Why You Should Join EclipseCon Community Day”

A Tribute to Bill Shannon – A Giant of the Java Ecosystem

Know you not that a good man does nothing for appearance sake, but for the sake of having done right? Epictetus Bill Shannon passed away a few days ago after a long, valiant battle with cancer. The reality is Bill had a very long standing, selfless and profound impact on the entire Java ecosystem ifContinue reading “A Tribute to Bill Shannon – A Giant of the Java Ecosystem”

Jakarta EE + MicroProfile + Kubernetes = Cloud Native for Java Day @ KubeCon/CloudNativeCon

Cloud Native for Java Day will be held on March 30 as a co-located event with KubeCon/CloudNativeCon Europe. I am honored to be part of the program committee for the event alongside Tanja Obradovic and Arun Gupta. In this post I will share a few details on what the event is about and perhaps why youContinue reading “Jakarta EE + MicroProfile + Kubernetes = Cloud Native for Java Day @ KubeCon/CloudNativeCon”

Why You Should Attend JakartaOne Livestream!

If you are a server-side Java developer, you should be attending JakartaOne Livestream. As the name implies, it is a virtual conference to cover all things Jakarta EE (in case you weren’t paying attention, Jakarta EE is Java EE transferred to the Eclipse Foundation from Oracle). To boot, the conference is entirely free. It willContinue reading “Why You Should Attend JakartaOne Livestream!”

Help Inform Azure Java EE Migration Guides

The Azure team at Microsoft (myself included) has been strengthening its commitment and outreach to the Java EE community and customers. A few months ago, I ran a study with the community and customers to understand how Java EE developers move to the cloud. One of the interesting findings of the study is that JavaContinue reading “Help Inform Azure Java EE Migration Guides”

TDC Sao Paulo 2018 Trip Report

TDC Brazil/Sao Paulo 2018 was held on July 17-21. For those unaware TDC is the largest conference in Brazil, South America and indeed the entire Southern Hemisphere. I had been to the conference some years ago and this was my second time attending. It is quite remarkable how much the conference has grown. Although theContinue reading “TDC Sao Paulo 2018 Trip Report”

Java2Days Ten Year Anniversary Trip Report

Java2Days was held November 27th-29th in Sofia, Bulgaria. For those unaware, Java2Days is one of the major conferences in the Balkans region. Indeed it may now be one of the most prestigious conferences in Europe. This was a very special year – the conference celebrated its well-earned ten year anniversary. In this blog post I’llContinue reading “Java2Days Ten Year Anniversary Trip Report”