JAXenter Editor Chris Mayer sat down with Les Hazlewood, co-founder and CTO of Stormpath, a firm who create user management and authentication systems for developers. We asked the Apache Shiro creator just why security is such a big problem for Java engineers and beyond.
Oracle’s Stephen Chin brings some gadgets to JAXConf in a hands-on session exploring the world of the Raspberry Pi, an ARM GNU/Linux box that’s cheap and powerful enough to run a full version of Java SE, including JavaFX. Let’s get hacking! Filmed by Marakana – www.marakana.com
Dan Hardiker and James McGiven explore the possibilities of hacking with the Kinect. The duo detail how they built interactive conference signage over two weeks of weekend & evening hacking and demonstrate the various components within it that are used in building a non-contact interface which uses hand detection, tracking and gestures to allow the user to interact with the signage outside of conference rooms to find more information.
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