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Jul 19, 2022

So markets are changing, and we have a crazy two years. FAANG and others are really really looking for new developers, and have been poaching any talent they can grab. Even so, winds seem to be changing and a slowdown looms over the horizon. 

So in that spirit, we revisit what is it mean to be in the job market today, and we talk about the advice we can give to those that are looking to either jump to a new opportunity or advance their career. Offering differing perspectives from differing career paths this one is a great one to listen (and re-listen to)

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Conferences
JavaOne is back
https://www.oracle.com/cloudworld/javaone/

Apache Con (New Orleans Oct 3 - 6) 
https://www.apachecon.com/

Spring One (December 6-8)
https://springone.io/

News
Microsoft Joins Jakarta EE Working Group: 
https://twitter.com/i/events/988801816338096128

Spring Framework 6 M6
https://github.com/spring-projects/spring-framework

JDK 19 Features
https://openjdk.org/projects/jdk/19/

Discussion
Elon Musk tells Tesla no more work-from-home
https://www.cnn.com/2022/06/01/tech/elon-musk-tesla-ends-work-from-home/index.html

 

Jun 15, 2022

Oh my! So this episode Freddy couldn't be in (He was busy running a Seattle JUG meetup), but have no Fear! As Bob, Michael and Josh took the helm on recording (and making sure that I was red with jealousy at not being there). Covering the news (Javaone is coming!), to the latest topics (Java dead again?) we have a breath of fresh air, and "back to roots" format on how we used to record these. 

So come and start listening to this episode, in the nostalgic format of how we started!


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Conferences

JavaOne is back
https://www.oracle.com/cloudworld/javaone/

Apache Con (New Orleans Oct 3 - 6) 
https://www.apachecon.com/

Spring One (December 6-8 CFP closes June 20 registration is currently open)

DevTalks Romania: 
https://www.devtalks.ro/about/

News

Loom to Java 19
https://www.infoq.com/news/2022/05/java-news-roundup-apr25-2022/

Hilla
Spring for GraphQL 1.0
https://spring.io/projects/spring-graphql

 - Spring Boot 2.7
 - Spring Framework 6 - M4
 - Spring Boot 3 - M3

Project Leyden
https://openjdk.org/projects/leyden/

Kotlin 1.7.0
https://blog.jetbrains.com/kotlin/2022/06/kotlin-1-7-0-released/

Lightbend Kalix. 
https://www.kalix.io

 

May 2, 2022
So we did it! We got together at the DevNexus Conference and produced a live show! With Okta's super famous Matt Raible, and of course our own Danno Hinojosa (and Bob and I), we got together and talked Security (what does it mean to be secure in today's day and age and how it has changed from 10 years ago)

So come and enjoy one of our most livelier shows as we quiz Matt and Danno on the most notorious vulnerabilities that has happened in the past 15 years! In all a very fun episode that we get to do live!

DataDog
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Apr 5, 2022

So there are slow news month, and there are some months where there's so much news that is hard to comprehend. For one hand, we have seen the world opening up little by little again. There seems to be a good uptick of new in-person conferences and the Java ecosystem keeps moving on!

On the other hand, the world is changing rapidly and unexpectedly, and we find ourselves watching a new war unfold. There are ripples that happen in all parts of the world, and tech is not exempt. In this episode we talk about what's happening in the tech space as the war between Russia and Ukraine unfolds (including companies stopping doing business, and open source vulnerabilities among others)

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Conferences:
Oracle Live (Java Innovation March 22/24)
https://t.co/QaacSmzwAV

DevNexus (Apr 11)
https://www.devnexus.com

J on the Beach (Apr 22) 
https://jonthebeach.com/speakers

SpringOne Tour
Chicago April 26-27
Toronto June 7-8
New York June 28-29
Seattle July 12-13
Bangalore September 13-14
Atlanta October 4-5
Amsterdam October 11-12

JFokus (May 2) (hybrid) 
https://www.jfokus.se/

Microsoft JDConf (May 4) (online) 
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/events/learntv/jdconf-2022/

GeeCon Krakow (May 11) (in person)
https://www.geecon.org/

Devoxx UK (May 11) (In person)
https://www.devoxx.co.uk/

jPrime (May 25) (in person)
https://jprime.io/

Spring I/O Barcelona May 26-27 (in person)
https://2022.springio.net/

Jnation (June 7) (in person)
https://2022.jnation.pt/

JBCN Conference (July 18) (in person)
https://www.jbcnconf.com/2022/

JavaZone (9/7) (in person) 
https://2022.javazone.no/#/

SpringOne (12/6)
https://springone.io/

NetBeans 13 Released
https://netbeans.apache.org/download/nb13/index.html

Jakarta EE 10 Coming Soon
https://eclipse-ee4j.github.io/jakartaee-platform/jakartaee10/JakartaEE10ReleasePlan

JDK 18 Release (3/22)
https://jdk.java.net/18/release-notes

Google Sunsets Legacy G Suite
https://techcrunch.com/2022/01/28/google-will-let-legacy-g-suite-users-migrate-to-free-google-accounts/

Daylight Savings Time permanent?
https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/15/politics/senate-daylight-saving-time-permanent/index.html

Discussion:

Tech companies that left
https://www.cnet.com/news/politics/what-companies-have-left-russia-see-the-list-across-tech-entertainment-and-financial-institutions/

 

Feb 25, 2022

Ok, so the fun part about being in the Java Ecosystem is that it's always trying new things, and the interesting new "thing" that seems to be happening is the ability to offload your "JIT" (Just In Time) compilation into the Cloud! 

We discuss how this changes (or maybe not?) things, but is interesting to see how we are enhancing our regular "code, build, deploy" to have more complex workflows behind-the-scenes that allow you to become "faster", and more performant (and ultimately save some Cloud $)

We also comb over the news, with the big NVIDIA / ARM deal falling through, costing around 1.25 billion dollars (insert Dr. Evil theme here) since it was done as a deposit for a successful transaction. Our local curdmudgeon offered his services as an money-holder and arbitrer for future NVidia / ARM contracts! (for a much much smaller sum than 1.25 billion). 


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Conferences:
JavaLand (Bruehl Germany 3/15-17) 
https://www.javaland.eu/en/home/

Devnexus (4/11 User Group Summit; 4/12-14 Conference) 
https://devnexus.com/

J On the Beach (4/27-29 in Malaga Spain): 
https://jonthebeach.com/

Jfokus (5/2 - 5/4 Stockholm Sweden): 
https://www.jfokus.se/

SpringOne 2022 (December 6-8 in San Francisco): 
https://springone.io/

Spring I/O Barcelona (May 26-27): 

News:

Groovy 4.0.0 Released: 
http://groovy-lang.org/releasenotes/groovy-4.0.html

JDK 18 in RC stage and general availability 3/22: 
https://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk/18/

JDK 19 EA 
https://jdk.java.net/19/

GraalVM 22.0: 
https://www.graalvm.org/release-notes/22_0/

Deal for ARM crashes 
https://www.cnn.com/2022/02/08/tech/nvidia-arm-deal-softbank-intl-hnk/index.html

Discussion
Azul Java Cloud Compiler:  
https://www.infoq.com/news/2022/02/azul-cloud-compiler/

Feb 9, 2022
There are times when there's something in tech that starts brewing, and creating huge waves. We are just going through those times with Bitcoins and now the newly created Non-Fungible-Tokens (or NFT for short). If you have been surrounded by "bored apes", or "lucky goats" and wanted to understand what NFTs are (or aren't), then take a listen! 

In addition we revisit the big npm-libs-colors debacle on which an open source contributor single-handedly sent the javascript world scrambling as he poisoned-pill his own work (what does it mean to rely on open source dependencies from individual contributors?). It's a tough topic because we are really built most of our technology on open source.

 

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News
Devnexus
https://devnexus.org/

jChampions - January 2022
https://jchampionsconf.com/schedule.html

npm Lib corruption
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/dev-corrupts-npm-libs-colors-and-faker-breaking-thousands-of-apps/

Spring Boot 3.0.0.M.1 Released/
https://spring.io/blog/2022/01/20/spring-boot-3-0-0-m1-is-now-available

Spring Framework 6.0.0.M2 Released
https://spring.io/blog/2021/09/02/a-java-17-and-jakarta-ee-9-baseline-for-spring-framework-6

Tomee 9.0.0 - Jakarta EE 9.1 Web Profile Certified 
https://tomee.apache.org/

*Discussion*

NFTs 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-fungible_token

NFT Music Video (by @fguime)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBnSK3txVGo

The Web3 Fraud (Opinion Nicholas Weaver)
https://www.usenix.org/publications/loginonline/web3-fraud

Jan 3, 2022

Hopefully you have had some time to R&R, but if you were in tech around Dec 2020, you heard that there was this massive security incident around Log4j. It affected almost everyone, from large to small companies, and if you work in Java, chances are that you might've to work on it too (and if you haven't, it's a good idea to double-check your code)

It has a severity of "10", which is rare, and what makes it hard to ignore. If you want to understand what it was about, and how it got there, then take a listen. Learn how to patch against it, as we travel and dive into the mechanics and the missed opportunities that happened.


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*News*
MicroProfile 5.0:
https://microprofile.io/

Eclipse IDE Release
https://www.eclipse.org/downloads/packages/release/2021-12/r

NetBeans 12.6 Release
https://netbeans.apache.org/download/nb126/index.html

Spring Native 0.11 Release
https://docs.spring.io/spring-native/docs/current/reference/htmlsingle/

*Discussion*

Log4j2
https://www.lunasec.io/docs/blog/log4j-zero-day/

It made CNN:
https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/13/politics/us-warning-software-vulnerability/index.html

 

 

Nov 9, 2021

So we are technologist, and we create technology, and we live on it... technology on its own is neither good or evil...but what happens when a corporation dives into that gray are of how technology is used? We discuss what it means to have such a big influence in how people get their news, interact with each other, and at what point you can't just say "I don't want to interfere"

A very pundit-adept topic, we discuss what could possibly be done to help the issue of misinformation while also balancing the need to be heard.

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October 2021
Events:
EclipseCon - October 25-28
https://www.eclipsecon.org/2021

Reactive Summit - November 2-3
https://www.reactivesummit.org/

Jakarta One - December 7
https://jakartaone.org/

Jconf.dev - December 8 - 10
https://2021.jconf.dev/

jChampions - January 2022
https://jchampionsconf.com/

DevNexus - April 2022
https://devnexus.com/

News:
JReleaser 0.7.0
https://foojay.io/today/jreleaser-0-7-0-released/

JDK 18 Shaping Up (JEP 408)
https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/408

Jakarta EE 10 Release Update
https://eclipse-ee4j.github.io/jakartaee-platform/jakartaee10/JakartaEE10ReleasePlan

Eclipse Ide 2021-09 Supports JDK 17
https://www.infoq.com/news/2021/10/eclipse-ide-java-17/?topicPageSponsorship=ef2f32ea-8615-496e-9ac7-58dffbfe1766

Raspberry Pi price increase
https://uk.pcmag.com/old-desktop-pcs/136394/raspberry-pi-suffers-first-ever-price-increase

Future of Play Framework
https://www.lightbend.com/blog/on-the-future-of-play-framework

Facebook Change to Metaverse
https://www.theverge.com/2021/10/19/22735612/facebook-change-company-name-metaverse

Oct 6, 2021

So aside from being all giddy about Java 17 LTS release, we take now a deep dive on the changes that Oracle announced on their release schedule and Licensing. WANL (We are not Lawyers) but that didn't stop us from discussing what could it mean, and where would it go!

Faster LTS, we are onboard. It's fun to be able to jump from LTS to LTS, but what does that mean for older releases and maintainability (as Oracle longstanding policy is to sunset the "oldest" of LTS when a new one comes out). We see the interesting dynamics on this with the new "Oracle No Fee Terms and Conditions", and what does that mean for Big Red's plan for our favorite programming language.

In all, an interesting episode to pay attention to (and to know what's important). Like all Licenses, do talk to a real lawyer before adopting a new license (we really are just code monkeys that managed to wrestle a microphone). Or go with another Java open source binary provider on the standard licenses (Like Adoptium!)


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Events:
SpringOne Videos Available
https://springone.io/

EclipseCon - October 25-28
https://www.eclipsecon.org/2021

Jakarta One - December 7
https://jakartaone.org/

Jconf.dev - December 8 - 10
https://2021.jconf.dev/

The new Dev.java
https://dev.java/

FooJay.io
https://foojay.io/

Intellij Updates
https://www.jetbrains.com/idea/whatsnew/

Netbeans 12.5 Released
https://netbeans.apache.org/download/nb125/index.html

Reactive Summit - November 2-3
https://www.reactivesummit.org/

Oracle Developer Live - October 26-27
https://developer.oracle.com/developer-live/java-innovations-sep-2021/

jChampions - January 2022
https://jchampionsconf.com/

DevNexus - April 2022
https://devnexus.org/

Java Is Still Free!
https://medium.com/@javachampions/java-is-still-free-3-0-0-ocrt-2021-bca75c88d23b

Oracle Java 17 Licenses
https://www.oracle.com/java/technologies/javase/jdk-faqs.html

 

Sep 21, 2021

Allright, on this OffHeap Episode, we invited no other than @kenkousen to talk us about his new book. Helping your Boss Help You! As most of us are really underlings and have managers that we report to, Ken walk us through the things that he discovered work well (and shared stories of what didn't work so well) in a full-on, completely stuffed episode of OffHeap.

We also dive into some of our tech news around Project Loom and Apple Surveillance. All in all, a very interesting, possibly life-changing episode of OffHeap


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Upgrade your Maven Version
https://foojay.io/today/why-you-should-upgrade-to-maven-version-3-8-1-today-or-very-soon/

Apple Surveillance
https://www.technologyreview.com/2021/08/06/1030852/apple-child-abuse-scanning-surveillance/

Project Loom
https://twitter.com/ptrthomas/status/1422780344701317122?s=21

Ken’s Book: HELP YOUR BOSS HELP YOU
https://www.amazon.com/gp/new-releases/books/491578/ref=zg_bsnr_nav_b_4_491580

Pragmating Programmer's version
https://pragprog.com/titles/kkmanage/help-your-boss-help-you/ (Prags site for ebooks)

Ken's preview of the book
https://medium.com/pragmatic-programmers/micromanagers-ken-kousen-93c1a97f29d7

 

Sep 8, 2021

Color me jealous! Most of the OffHeap crew (excepting me, Freddy) went back to our roots, and recorded Java Off Heap at the RoundHouse! (The local bar, where Episode 1 was recorded!). It was a great opportunity to be mostly zoom-less and let the conversation flow whenever it wants to flow!

In addition we got Cedric Hurst (@divideby0) to join us there! In all an interesting evening, with libations, Boston Dynamics Acquisition, a deep discussion on the "Right to Repair", and the implications of GitHub Copilot (the auto-filler AI-powered, FOSS trained helper) on this field!

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JAX London 10/4 - 10/7 (hybrid)
https://jaxlondon.com/blog/java-conference/

EclipseCon 10/25 - 10/28 (online)
https://www.eclipsecon.org/2021

Jakarta One LiveStream 12/7 (online)
https://jakartaone.org/

Jconf.dev (In person) 12/8 - 12/10
https://2021.jconf.dev/

Boston Dynamics Acquisition
https://www.bostondynamics.com/hyundai-motor-group-completes-acquisition

Microsoft Pentagon contract cancelled
https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/06/tech/defense-department-cancels-jedi-contract-amazon-microsoft/index.html

Big MS Security Update
https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/07/tech/microsoft-security-update/index.html

Github Co-Pilot
https://twitter.com/kellabyte/status/1411449622288076801?s=21

Ruling on Google Gender Bias lawsuit
https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2021-05-27/google-gender-bias-class-action-lawsuit-women?_amp=true

Right to Repair -
https://petapixel.com/2021/07/07/president-biden-will-order-ftc-to-create-right-to-repair-rules-report/

Aug 31, 2021

So new things are happening! Jakarta EE 9.1 was released, GraalVM got to 21.1, and Spring Native is now at 0.10.

We also get a new LightBend CEO (what does this mean?), and the favorite developer Copy-Paste Website (StackOverflow) got bought for (insert Dr. Evil voice here) ONE (.8) BILLION DOLLARS. You didn't hear it first here, BUT we sure talk about what does this mean! (Remember ExpertsExchange?)

Lastly we dive into a deep discussion on Ransomware and security and how all these things we work everyday can, and are affected by it. Why some companies are keeping up, others are letting security slide, and more importantly, for us as Developers, what kind of role we play on these things.

A passionate discussion on which we touch many points and explore our involvement on this field!

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GlassFish 6.2 Released
https://projects.eclipse.org/projects/ee4j.glassfish/downloads

GraalVM 21.1.0
https://www.graalvm.org/release-notes/21_1/

Stackoverflow is acquired
https://stackoverflow.blog/2021/06/02/prosus-acquires-stack-overflow/

Meat Packer Cyberattack
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-57318965

Colonial Cyber Attack
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colonial_Pipeline_cyber_attack

BadB Promotional Cartoon (NOTE! NOT SAFE FOR WORK)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtcKavgS_2k

Aug 31, 2021

Right, there were a good tricle of tech news like the release of Scala 3, and that now Microsoft is part of the OpenJDK (hm… we wonder if the JClarity acquision had anything to do w/that ;). But the Internet was rocked by a big tidal wave of D&I avoidance, Social pressure (but some would say Cancel Culture?) and selective historical facts.

In that we dive to explore what has dominated the tech twitter feeds, facebook post, and essentially comment on the unbelievebable nuclear explosion (implosion in the case of Basecamp) that just happened. With the advent of Basecamp’s new policy (and the pyramid of hate), and the follow-up en-masse resignations, then Apple’s offer, twice rescinded to Antonio Garcia Martinez, to finally the Electronic Frontier Foundation inclusion of Dr. Stallman back on the board (on which, his past is either forgiven, or forgotten) this episode dives into how it got to here, and we piece together how these bungled-up situation blew up in the twittersphere

Come take a listen and tour with us the reality of being in tech today! Start listening now for a riveting episode ride!

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Scala 3
https://docs.scala-lang.org/scala3/new-in-scala3.html
https://scastie.scala-lang.org/?target=dotty
https://index.scala-lang.org/

Microsoft OpenJDK:
https://devblogs.microsoft.com/java/announcing-preview-of-microsoft-build-of-openjdk/

Oracle JDK 8 Support:
https://www.oracle.com/java/technologies/java-se-support-roadmap.html

Stallman back on FSF board
https://www.fsf.org/news/statement-of-fsf-board-on-election-of-richard-stallman

Apple Antonio Garcia Martinez
https://www.businessinsider.com/apple-antonio-garcia-martinez-says-he-was-fired-over-backlash-2021-5

Basecamp – Employee rules update
https://world.hey.com/jason/changes-at-basecamp-7f32afc5
https://world.hey.com/dhh/basecamp-s-new-etiquette-regarding-societal-politics-at-work-b44bef69

 
 
 
Apr 30, 2021

Ok, 60 episodes ago, back when were were young and innocent, we started this podcast with coverage on the copyrightability of APIs. There were twist...there were turns! And a ton of nail-biting moments, but, finally it seems that the Supreme Court made a ruling (that APIs are not copyrightable)

In this episode we cover the timeline, the ruling, and the possible effects it means for all of us developers, starting on the original days of Sun, and then going all the way to April 5th. We are not lawyers but pundits, and as such, we engage in punditry as we dissect what the Supreme Court ruling said (is it narrow? overarching? did they get the analogy right?)

Would this turn out to be a George-Lucas moment where there will be more litigation? Episode VII, VIII or IX? or a Jar-Jar Binks moment? We don't know, but we sure be covering them if they happen in our watch!

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Jakarta EE 9.1 - May
https://blogs.eclipse.org/post/mike-milinkovich/eclipse-jetty-11-supports-big-bang

GlassFish 6.1.0 - Aim for JDK 16: (?)
https://arjan-tijms.omnifaces.org/2021/04/glassfish-now-runs-on-jdk-16.html

JetBrains IntelliJ IDE 2021.1: (?)
https://www.jetbrains.com/idea/whatsnew/

JDK 17 Early Releases and Timeline:
https://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk/17/

Oracle releases R2DBC driver
https://r2dbc.io/drivers/

Dell will spin off VMware
https://www.businessinsider.com/dell-to-spin-off-vmware-stake-2021-4

Oracle v Google FINALLY!
https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/18-956_d18f.pdf

Apr 4, 2021

Hey y'all, well, this episode we dive into tons of fun stuff. There are new toys w/JDK 16, Spring Native and Graal. Essentially, it's a fun time to play with Native and new JDK 16 features (Records are mainstream!).

And in a one-two punch, Spring Native release of 0.9, and Graal news of adopting truffle makes the ideal of adopting native images for your Java builds not far-fetched. It might have still some rough edges, but oh my, for some projects, it went from being painful, to a non-issue. So yeah. Millisecond startup times coming up!

Micronaut is also out with 2.4.0, which we think is actually healthy! (we worried for a second or two). And Microprofile also has a release, with its LRA (and SAGA! pattern). We really wished SAGA was an acronym

In addition some interesting consolidation happening with Crowdstrike buying Humio, and Okta acquiring Auth0. Interesting moves in security and authentication to say the least.

We see how deep SolarWinds go with blaming an intern for their security woes. If that's your strategy, you already lost at the security game (shame!)

And lastly, oh my, there is an Outlook vulnerability making its rounds. Important enough to hear (and patch!). You don't want weird inetpub/wwwroot files hanging in your outlook server.

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Take the JVM Survey!
https://snyk.io/blog/java-ecosystem-survey-2021/

JDK 16
https://blogs.oracle.com/java-platform-group/the-arrival-of-java-16

MicroProfile LRA
https://openliberty.io/blog/2021/01/27/microprofile-long-running-actions-beta.html

CrowdStrike nabs Humio for $400M – https://techcrunch.com/2021/02/18/logging-startups-are-suddenly-hot-as-crowdstrike-nabs-humio-for-400m/

Micronaut 2.4.0
https://github.com/micronaut-projects/micronaut-core/releases/tag/v2.4.0

Okta acquires Auth0: https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/03/okta-acquires-cloud-identity-startup-auth0-for-6-5b/amp/?__twitter_impression=true&guccounter=1

SolarWinds blaming an intern
https://twitter.com/cnn/status/1365445311066480641?s=21

@Author tags:
https://twitter.com/headius/status/1366517443112402944?s=20

Graal and Truffle
https://www.graalvm.org/reference-manual/java-on-truffle/

Microsoft Exchange Mass Hack:
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/03/a-basic-timeline-of-the-exchange-mass-hack/

 

Mar 6, 2021

So we did it again! We managed to get into a conference schedule (Virtually this time). Within the Virtual Devnexus conference we invited https://twitter.com/billykorando and https://twitter.com/CGuntur to join us as we discuss the latest Java news, and Career advise!

Wanna hear from the "big kahuna"s on how to move to that next level? Then, come, and listen to this fun-packed episode of OffHeap from DevNexus!


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JFrog Sunsetting BinTray
https://jfrog.com/blog/into-the-sunset-bintray-jcenter-gocenter-and-chartcenter/

OpenJ9 Source / No Binaries
https://www.reddit.com/r/java/comments/l5m3p6/eclipse_to_host_only_tck_compliant_java_se/

Feb 1, 2021

Many things are happening this year. With the official end of the Adobe Flash era, we take a dive on the current landscape including Netbeans, Microprofile 4.0, the alledged Russia Cyber attack of Jetbrains Software, and then into the huge sway that social media platforms have.

We dive deeply into how the bans of twitter accounts, hosting providers, and social media tends to shape society, and realize how huge technology is for managing these. We see how it relates to the US's concept of Freedom of speech (and what it / what isn't freedom of speech). An very charged episode with a lot of opinions on technology and censorship. Definitively entertaining!


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Adobe Flash Player End-of-Life
https://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/end-of-life.html

MicroProfile 4.0
https://projects.eclipse.org/projects/technology.microprofile/releases/4.0

Russia Cyber-attack
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/06/us/politics/russia-cyber-hack.html

Parler suspended from AWS
https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/johnpaczkowski/amazon-parler-aws

Permanent suspension of @realdonaltrump
https://blog.twitter.com/en_us/topics/company/2020/suspension.html

 

Dec 31, 2020

That's right folks, we are (finally) saying goodbye (and good riddance to 2020), so in the tradition of OffHeap we review the year. From having 2 Java releases, to the move of OpenJDK to github and how tech has been changed by the Pandemic we talk about it all.

We also see what's coming up on for 2021, including Project Loom (and what does THAT mean for Reactive Programming), new LTS in our hands (Java 17) and Spring 6! In all, this next year looks like is going to be so much fun!

So kick, back, relax, sip your favorite beverage, and enjoy our end-of-the-year Episode.

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JVM Advent Calendar
https://www.javaadvent.com

Jakarta EE released
https://jakarta.ee/release/9/

Intellij Idea 2020.3
https://www.jetbrains.com/idea/whatsnew/

Eclipse IDE 2020-12
https://www.eclipse.org/eclipseide/

NetBeans 12.2 Released
https://netbeans.apache.org/download/nb122/index.html

Jakarta One Sessions Available
https://jakartaone.org/2020/

DawsCon coming up Online
https://www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/dawscon/

Java Champions Conference
https://jchampionsconf.com/

Nov 15, 2020

So JFrog made it big! (and we congratulate them!) as they are now a publicly traded company!

and because GitHub is paying attention, they are now rolling out Container Registries! (This will help a ton for those in the Docker world)

Java 15 is out as well, with all the goodies of a short term cadence (Preview of Sealed Classes, Records, Z Garbage Collector and more!)

In addition, have you ever been curious about the JVM Source Code, well, they are finally in GitHub! So go ahead, explore, download, build and play!

Lastly we fumbled a prediction on why there was a Micronaut Foundation... Well, we know now. Graeme Rocher just joined Oracle. (which would make it super interesting to see the life expectancy of Micronaut)

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  • JFrog going Public: https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1800667/000119312520228195/d841831ds1.htm
  • Github does container registries now: https://github.blog/2020-09-01-introducing-github-container-registry/
  • Java 15 Released: https://www.infoworld.com/article/3534133/jdk-15-the-new-features-in-java-15.html
  • Java officially on GitHub: https://www.infoworld.com/article/3569068/javas-move-to-github-set-for-september.html
  • Graeme Rocher joins Oracle: https://twitter.com/helidon_project/status/1278753593458331648?s=21
Oct 10, 2020

Ah, it's been a while, but on this two-hour long take we have @divideby0 Join us as we dive into tech and the current political climate. Here at OffHeap we stand behind #BLM and explore what technology (and our role as engineers) play on this.

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Jun 16, 2020

So we finally did it! We actually turned on the cameras for you to see us! As we venture into the Video portion of our podcast we picked up on the new cadence from Spring Boot, updates on GraalVM, and Jakarta news.

We also dived into the 25th Year of Java (Happy Birthday!) and discuss, what the next 25 years of Java look like. So stay tuned, take a peek. Subscribe to our Video feed, or if our homely faces scare you, we still have our regular Audio feed!

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May 7, 2020

First comes hate(rs), then comes committers.
Then comes a tag, in the github app
reporting its woes,
committing new code
doing the hula hula dance!

Ok, so one of the biggest stories is that blooming collaboration (romance?) that's happening between Spring and Graal. Yep, the most popular framework is teaming up with the hottest VM in town (this sounds like a movie script already!). We also dive into some unexpected releasers like Jython 2.7.2, new leadership for the ASF (And its board of directors), and a game of "where in the world is Istio (not Carmen Sandiego) going?" played by Google. In all, with drinks in hand, on remote, a fun episode to listen to.

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Mar 29, 2020

Ok, so the world is not the same as it used to be. We woke up one day and became remote workers. How does this affect our day-to-day, and what does it mean for the Java Ecosystem. Come join us as we discuss the woes of the crew juggling kids, family, work, and social distancing. Some are natural introverts (but not all!) and how the stay-in-place orders are affecting them, including some work-from-home tips from our crew!

We also cover the latest news, and yeah! JDK14 is now released! (so if you have some extra time in your hands, play with Records). In all, a quarantined-episode worth hearing about!


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Mar 2, 2020

Getting everyone on a stage and geeking out with an audience makes for an amazing episode. We had a special guest Jeanne Boyarsky and discussed Hibernate + Graal, Google involvement in Open Source, and Oracle claiming everyone wants copywrited APIs (spoiler alert, we don't). We also played a fun game of "What's that Acronym".

We then dive into a big discussion on Continuing Education for us Java Developers, including Java Certificates, Bootcamps, and other ways for us to either get into or update our info in the field. Does Certification make sense? Should you try a BootCamp? Come and take a listen as we explore the interesting and winding road of self-actualization.

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Jan 21, 2020

Ah, we got together with our usual suspects, and while our local Curmudgeon was enjoying his Old-fashioned, I was enjoying Cold Medicine. Even so, we went through the biggest events that happened this year, including the Oracle v Google debacle, The new copy-and-kill strategies from cloud providers, the proliferation of Java implementations, the re-emergence of Eclipse Foundation as a home for standards, and of course, the Java EE (reincarnated as Jakarta EE) saga.

It has been a great year, and we couldn't have made it with our listeners. Thanks for listening to our podcasts. We have expanded our OffHeap family, so don't forget to check all of our podcasts. And you can always drop off a line @offheap (https://twitter.com/offheap)

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