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Java 9 & Java EE 8: They are finally here!

Sebastian Meyen

Sebastian Meyen
Sebastian is Chief Content Officer at S&S Media, the publisher of JAXenter.com. He has been actively involved with the IT industry for almost two decades. As a journalist he is constantly in touch with thought leaders in software development and architecture. He is editor in chief of the German speaking Java Magazin and program chair of the JAX conferences since 2001. Prior to joining S&S Media, he studied philosophy and anthropology in Frankfurt, Germany.

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Rest in peace

Eulogy for Pieter Hintjens

Pieter Hintjens has passed away. He died earlier this week at his own demand, after learning in April this year that he was suffering from a terminal carcinosis. Under such circumstances, euthanasia is legal in his homeland Belgium.

Wind of change in the banking industry

Sneak peek into the future of banking: Interpreting the blurry line between finance and technology

In the last part of our talk to Eric Horesnyi, a High Frequency Trading infrastructure expert and JAX Finance speaker, we put the equal sign between blockchain and the FinTech movement and we look at all the actors that are affected by the blurry line between finance and technology, including citizens and developers.

Clash of giants: Technology and Finance

Sneak peek into the future of banking: The tech part of FinTech movement

In the third part of our talk to Eric Horesnyi, a High Frequency Trading infrastructure expert and JAX Finance speaker, we delve into the technical part of FinTech and explain the role of robo-advisors. We shed some light on the future of crowdfunding and how banks will adapt to this movement. An idea pinpointed in the second part will also be revisited: UX.

Part II: User Experience... User Experience Everywhere

Sneak peek into the future of banking: “What’s the magic about unicorns? UX!”

We continue our talk to Eric Horesnyi, a High Frequency Trading infrastructure expert and JAX Finance speaker about the FinTech movement and the way it is shaping traditional banks’ approach, but also about the importance of User Experience and how banks can put this trend to good use. In the remaining parts of the interview, Eric will share insight into the growing role of technology in the financial sector and explain the role and value of ‘ robo-advisors’.

JAX Finance at full throttle

Sneak peek into the future of banking from the founding member of two high-profile companies: Part 1

We talk to Eric Horesnyi, a High Frequency Trading infrastructure expert and JAX Finance speaker about the Fintech movement and the way it is shaping traditional banks’ approach. In the coming parts of the interview, Eric will share insights into unicorns’ obsession for UX, the crowdfunding movement and its growing momentum and countless other exciting, groundbreaking concepts.

Oracle & Java

Can Java survive without its evangelists?

The recent rumours of Oracle putting an end to its Java evangelism has the community worried about the necessary vision for Java’s future. But there’s no reason for Java world to fear, says JAX London program chair Sebastian Meyen.

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