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Interview with Sumanas Sarma and Rob Hinds

“Machine learning tends to have a Python flavor because it’s more user friendly than Java”

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are all the rage right now. JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc caught up with Sumanas Sarma and Rob Hinds at JAX London 2017 to talk about engineering best practices that can be applied to ML, their favorite programming languages and libraries for machine learning, and when it’s wise to jump on the ML bandwagon.

Interview with Graham Charters and Katherine Stanley

“Think of Eclipse MicroProfile as two things: The project and the technology set”

A lot has happened lately in the Eclipse MicroProfile world: they revamped the logo, released 1.2 and welcomed Oracle to its community. JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc caught up with Graham Charters and Katherine Stanley at JAX London 2017 to talk about the benefits Java EE brings to a microservices architecture, Java EE 8 and the future of both EE4J and Eclipse MicroProfile.

Interview series with JAX London speakers

10 software development insights from JAX London 2016 [VIDEO]

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But how about a video? Or 10? We asked 10 JAX London speakers to tell us how their sessions went, what attendees learned from them and why the topics presented in their sessions are important in today’s tech landscape.

The wait is over!

These are the winners of JAX Innovation Awards 2016 | JAX London

The winners of the JAX Innovation Awards 2016 have been announced this evening at the JAX Innovation Awards special event in London, United Kingdom. The winner of the ‘Most innovative contribution to the Java ecosystem’ category is Spring Boot. Docker has been voted the most innovative solution to software delivery and DevOps while the Special Jury Award went to Let’s Encrypt.

Interview with JAX London speaker Bart Blommaerts

“Serverless can enable new and disruptive business ideas”

In recent years, the uprise of the cloud has brought us a lot of new and disruptive technologies. Everybody is talking about SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and other sorts of aaS. We talked to Bart Blommaerts, JAX London speaker and chairman of the different JWorks Competence Center Leads at Ordina, about the benefits of serverless computing and the reasons why companies should jump on the serverless computing bandwagon.

Interview with Steve Poole, Software Engineer at IBM

“Anything you do to make your development life easier can make a hacker’s life easier too”

In the emerging world of DevOps and the cloud, most developers are trying to learn new technologies and methodologies. The focus tends to be on adding capabilities such as resiliency and scaling to an application. Still, one critical item consistently overlooked is security. We talked to JAX London speaker Steve Poole about what can be done to keep your system secure and what happens when you leave the door open.

While you were away

#AboutLastWeek: Pokemon GO takes over the world, Bitcoin bulks up and the spotlight falls on JAX Innovation Awards

Each Monday we take a step back and analyze what has happened in the previous week. Last week we witnessed the birth of a new craze: Pokemon Go, nominations for the JAX Innovation Awards 2016 opened and we found out why the open source act is a massive victory for transparency. Henry Brade, CEO of Prasos Oy, helped us dissect the Bitcoin halving and discover exactly how bright is the future of this cryptocurrency.