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.
Embrace the dark side. As a developer you’ll often be advised that writing concurrent code should be the purview of the genius coders alone.
IBM’s Holly Cummins and ‘Diabolical Developer’ Martijn Verburg discuss ways of overcoming complexity in software development. Recorded at JAX London 2012.
Devops means many things to many people.
Kirk Pepperdine and ‘Diabolical Developer’ Martijn Verburg of jClarity present the Community Night keynote at JAX London 2012, exploring how to optimise the way your code uses hardware in the age of multi-core processors and solid state drives.
A new JBoss project aims to make life easier for mobile developers working with traditional Java EE backends.
From MongoDB to Cassandra, Github’s Tim Berglund talks to Chris Mayer about what NoSQL is and what it isn’t
In this JAX London session, Waratek CTO John Matthew Holt explains how Waratek Cloud VM for Java can transform the JVM.
In case youre getting nostalgic already for JAX London 2012, weve got a host of recorded sessions and interviews on the way.
A collection of JAXenter’s favourite tweets from JAX London 2012.
The final day of JAX London saw just as much excitement as the first, with talks ranging from NoSQL databases to Clojure to (whisper it) Windows 8 development.
In 2015, is Java just going to be 20 years old, or is it going to be new and vital? asked IBM’s Poole in his JAX London keynote.
LJC co-lead Martijn Verburg and Java performance guru Kirk Pepperdine warn us of the multicore age and how it will affect Java developers
As well as the big-name keynotes, there were tens of other sessions going on during the first day of JAX London.