Various sources mention the sudden layoff of the “Java Evangelists”. Oracle refuses to comment about it. The general perception seems that those people were solely marketeers; promoting the use of Java. Which shouldn’t come as a surprise as Java is pretty much an established brand now. Etc … For example: http://www.javaworld.com/article/2981734/enterprise-java/sources-oracle-releases-java-evangelists.html Well, I for one, […]
On the 13th of November, at Devoxx, the JavaPosse announced the end of their podcast. The announcement didn’t came as a total surprise however. The JavaPosse’s last live podcast dates from December 2013. So I guess we had it coming. But after spending almost 10 years doing it, I think they can’t be blamed for quitting either. […]
A hint for people connecting a Raspbmc device over Samba with a Medion NAS box: Enable jumbo frames ! Otherwise video playback will stutter pretty badly. Or maybe it’s because I’m using a wireless connection ?
In the aftermath of the Snowden Revelations, some companies are providing end-to-end encryption for your email messages. In theory, meaning the content of messages is only read by its author and its recipient. Whatever- or whoever is in between them should only see garbled text. The companies on the Prism list seem eager to provide […]
Just has an “interaction” with a particularly angry driver of a white lorry on the E314. I really have to be careful who I bother next time. Because if they’re all like that …
Until two minutes ago I was using TweetDeck to check Twitter. Until I’ve got a funny popup message “XSS TweetDeck”.
Last year I bought at Aldi a NAS device MD86803. Cheap, yet very effective. However, after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 I couldn’t copy files over SMB anymore. The transfers are always interrupted at their end. Which invariable ends by “Software caused connection abort”. It appears I’m far from being the only one with this problem. […]
Each time when beginning a new Maven Scala project: What’s the pom.xml looking like again ? Underneath is a simple example of a Scala project with the corresponding ScalaTest and scala-maven-plugin build plugin. I don’t know for the other IDE, but Intellij just needs the Scala plugin installed. Everything happens automagically once the pom.xml file changes to something comparable. […]
I’d say until now the Devoxx 2013 is not a bad edition – apart from the speed and catering that is. The former gives an idea of the good quality of the talks. The latter because of the out of character low quality of the food. Yesterday’s tuna salad was *really* inedible. I’m not known […]
As usual a flawless performance of the Devoxx team. Even more so because the wireless network worked first time ! Well done folks ! Attended the Leapmotion & RPi session in the morning. And lots of testing sessions in the afternoon. We were wondering at work what JS testing framework to use. We still are […]