In this code-based JAXConf 2013 presentation, Oracle’s Arun Gupta walks you through what’s new in Java EE 7 and will show you how to boost productivity by taking advantage of certain APIs, like Processing, Caching, and much more! Filmed by Marakana – www.marakana.com
Andreas Neumann and Terence Yim of Continuuity present YARN, a new resource manager in Hadoop that improves availability, scalability, security and multi-tenancy, while decoupling cluster management from the MapReduce engine. The duo will also discuss Weave, an open source framework that greatly simplifies YARN usage. Filmed by Marakana – www.marakana.com
Ever wondered how Netflix does it? Join Carl Quinn, former manager of their Engineering Cloud Tools Team, for an overview of the cloud architecture that helps the behemoth site run. Carl explains how they use existing Amazon Web Services features to improve the manageability of cloud objects before rattling through some of Netflix’s open source tools. They include: deployment web interface Asgard, live configuration manager Archaius, the Eureka service registry for load balancing, Netflix’s application monitoring library Servo, AWS object lifecycle logger Edda and client-side framework Odin. Carl also shows us the Simian Army – a number of critters tasked with keeping the whole thing in check. Filmed by Marakana – www.marakana.com
Franklin Herbas, senior strategist of technology innovations in the SAP Technology Platform, talks about the role of PaaS in the midst of today’s mobile, social, and big data revolutions in this talk from JAXConf 2013. Franklin will aslo talk about what to consider when evaluating a PaaS and how you can utilize leading technologies, like in-memory computing, to quickly build and deploy innovative cloud apps that take advantage of, and contribute to, the real-time big data revolution. Filmed by Marakana – www.marakana.com
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Your boss comes to you with a great idea for some software that’s going to change the world. You develop it, you launch it, and it’s like you threw a party that nobody showed up to. Using certain principles from The Lean Startup like Minimum Viable Product, Validated Learning, and Metrics Driven Development, Evangelist and Hacker Peter Bell will show you how to ask the right questions, as an enterprise engineer, to help you avoid the above situation. Filmed by Marakana – www.marakana.com
JAX Editor Chris Mayer managed to catch a few minutes with Github trainer Tim Berglund at JAXConf 2013, to discuss the social coding hub’s radical success over 5 years. Tim also reveals his top tips for those who’ve not jumped on board with Git yet, as well as telling us why he loves Git.
JAX Editor Chris Mayer sat down with JAXConf 2013 keynoter Stephen O’Grady to discuss Java’s rise, fall and rise again. We talk about the language’s lasting appeal, the challenges it faces moving forward, as well as Oracle’s role in it all.
In his keynote from JaxConf 2013, Yehuda Katz will talk about how the standards bodies are evolving the web to make it easier for web developers to evolve. Instead of trying to solve platform problems centrally, the web platform is increasingly giving us the power to decide what the next version will look like. What can we do with this power, and what should we do? Filming courtesy of Marakana – marakana.com
Lambdas are coming to Java 8, and Jamie Allen, Director of Consulting at Typesafe will tell you what you need to know about them in this presentation from JAXConf 2013. Many Java developers may not have experienced lambdas before, and might not realize the costs an pitfalls associated with this style of programming. Jamie will discuss many of the issues of using lambdas in Java, as well as Scala, and how you can avoid them. He’ll also bring you up to speed on concepts such as closures, higher order functions and Eta expansion. Filmed by Marakana – www.marakana.com
Wednesdays opening keynote took Java developers out of their comfort zone but to focus on the future of the web platform.
The Java platform VP discusses Java 8, Java EE 7 and beyond with help from a few guests.
Also featuring a crisp catalogue and the closure of a famous Ubuntu bug