Cloud Foundry is an open source cloud computing platform as a service (PaaS). It eliminates a lot of the more boring aspects of your job – no more installing middleware, sorting out databases, and banging heads against complex deployments. This leaves you with more time for the fun stuff – writing code and getting stuff […]
This presentation examines various scalability options in order to improve the robustness and performance of Java Spring Batch applications.
How do Java 8’s new features, Lambdas and Optional in particular, perform? Do they create garbage and is there anything you can do about it? This talk discusses new features in Java 8 that can be used in Low Latency coding and which old features have been optimized.
ntegrating Google Maps API services into applications provides a great set of location based services for powerful functionality. If you write server side applications in Java, accessing these APIs requires some way to talk to the Google Maps server REST APIs that provide the interfaces.
This presentation contains demos of Java 8 technology running on embedded platforms. It is a fun showcase of the power of Java-based apps to support the internet-of-things (IoT). Ready to play?
If we were able to take a microscope and observe how our programs work on the lowest level, we would be surprised and shocked. Close to the wire, programs behave very differently from what we expect. In this session we will go through code examples that show the counter-intuitive behavior of Java on the lowest […]
You’ve probably heard about the lambda calculus, building up our computing structures from just the treasured lambda. But how much have you played with it? In this talk, armed only with Vim and the CLI, we’ll explore some interesting topics in building up our world with just the lambda and the thought process while doing […]