Coman Hamilton

Coman Hamilton
Coman was Editor of at S&S Media Group. He has a master's degree in cultural studies and has written and edited content for numerous news, tech and culture websites and magazines, as well as several ad agencies.



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Java LOLs

The top Java viral jokes

Do you know how other developers react when Java developers talk? Or how Oracle does math? Have you ever wondered what’s the difference between coding academic Java and enterprise Java? Share a laugh with us as we reveal the most-shared gifs, code and jokes about Java programmers.

How to lead in tech

What makes a good CTO? Top CTOs explain their approaches

Do CTOs spend all their time researching new tech trends? Or do they focus on specifics? JAXenter editor Coman Hamilton spoke to several veteran CTOs from PayPal, ING Bank, Basho and other global tech companies to find out what makes a good Chief Technology Officer.

General knowledge vs. expertise

How much technology does a software architect need to understand?

Is a good software architect like an octopus, forcing its tentacles into everyone’s code? How can the architect be an authority in all technologies used by a system? We discuss the age-old problem of broad vs. focused knowledge with three veteran software architects.

Elastic update

Elasticsearch 2.0.0 lands, bringing numerous new features

The blockbuster 2.0.0 release of beloved full-text search engine Elasticsearch has landed. Based on Lucene 5.2.1, Elasticsearch 2.0.0 GA has countless changes for increased productivity, as well as more matured security features, not to mention the new ‘pipeline aggregation’.

JavaOne livestream

Watch the JavaOne keynotes online

Not making it over to the JavaOne? No problem – you can still catch all the essentials online by watching the JavaOne keynotes. These are the livestreams Java programmers will want to watch, and where to watch them.