Philly ETE 2019 – Burr Sutter – Kubernetes: Your Next Java Application Server

Abstract In the Java ecosystem, we have historically been enamored by the concept of the “Application Server,” the runtime engine that not only gave us portable APIs (e.g. JMS, JAX-RS, JSF, EJB) but also gave us critical runtime infrastructure for things like farm deployments, configuration, load-balancing, fail-over, distributed management and monitoring. In this session, we … Read More

Clojure Bits in JVM Universe (Anatoly Polinsky, USA)

Out of many strong JVM based languages Clojure and Java make a great couple. Coming to Clojure from Spring several years ago Anatoly Polinsky really wished, back then, someone could explain functional programming and Clojure ecosystem to me from the Spring/Java point of view. In this talk Anatoly Polinsky of Chariot Solutions will bridge the … Read More

SBT: Group annotated tests to run in forked JVMs

SbtTestGrouping Running tests that use a HiveContext On our current project, we utilize Spark SQL and have several ScalaTest based suites which require a SparkContext and HiveContext. These are started before a suite runs and shut down after it completes via the BeforeAfterAll mixin trait. Unfortunately due to this bug (also see this related pull … Read More

Philly ETE 2015 – Svetlana Isakova – Kotlin on Android

In this session we are going to talk a bit why JetBrains sees the potential in Kotlin comparing to other JVM languages. Then we’ll see how certain language constructs can be used to make Android more enjoyable. Also we’ll look at a DSL for type-safe dynamic layouts and a simple extension plugin that helps to avoid writing ‘findViewById()’ all the time.

TechCast #86 – Monica Beckwith and Jamie Allen on Java Performance Tuning

On the show today, Java Performance tuning expert Monica Beckwith. Monica worked at Sun and Oracle as a performance engineer, and contributed a lot of optimizations and tuning advice to the JDK Hotspot team. She is an Performance Tuning consultant today, working on advising clients on how to best balance aspects such as throughput, latency, … Read More