Java at 25: Retrospective and Futures

Java has been around for the duration many professional developer careers. This event, brought to you by Chariot Solutions, will try to take stock of Java at 25.

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

Converting a Java Spring application to Scala

Supposedly Scala requires a completely different programming style. But what happens when you just want a Spring application? Is it possible to program in Scala without jumping in the deep end? Chariot’s John Shepard illustrates the difference in approach in this quick tutorial.

The Pivotal Initiative – The Future of Spring and Open Source at VMware/EMC

EMC and VMware have poured their open source software development workforce into a new wholly-owned subsidiary, dubbed “The Pivotal Initiative”. This organization will focus on data science consulting and tooling from GreenPlum, including SpringSource/vFabric development teams. It is being girded by a team of forward-looking developers at Pivotal, a recent EMC purchase and well known … Read More

Training Courses on Tap for Spring 2013

It’s that time again. Flowers are sprouting, pollen is flowing, and, lo and behold, Chariot is running more training… We have some exciting additions to our courses this quarter, including a guest course by Neosoft, our usual Spring training courses, a Groovy and Grails offering, and more. The Lineup March 26-28 – Comprehensive Maven 3 … Read More

A Spring summary: The Spring framework is still relevant

This article by Ken Rimple is from a post on Serverside.com A Spring Summary: The Spring Framework is Still Relevant With the advent of the simpler versions of Java EE comes a chorus of Java EE aficionados calling for developers to jettison proprietary application frameworks and embrace the core. Spring is one framework targeted for … Read More