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Re: [ljc] Book reading club - Unlike most people, I enjoy better working with old systems, refactoring them to new glories. For this reason I would recommend Working effectively Abraham Marín P. Feb 19, 2015 5:37 PM
Re: [ljc] Book reading club - On 19 February 2015 at 13:36, Marius Filip wrote: > > We have in LJC folks who published. I would start with their books. > > The added benefit is that you hear from the author directly. > Are we stuck on the desert i Alex A. Feb 19, 2015 3:05 PM
Re: [ljc] Optimising sheep dips - Stephen, This is going to be immensely painful i’m afraid. I am doubtful that I would even take a job in an environment. I simply need an active internet connection to do my job. It’s like employing a surgeon and telling them they cannot use a sca Wesley H. Feb 19, 2015 2:11 PM
Re: [ljc] Book reading club - I'm a little sad that no-one is mentioning the seminal works of our field, e.g. The Pragmatic Programmer, Hunt & Thom @sleepyfox Feb 19, 2015 2:03 PM
Re: [ljc] Book reading club - We have in LJC folks who published. I would start with their books. The added benefit is that you hear from the author directly. Regards, Marius On 19 Feb[masked]:27, &quo Marius F. Feb 19, 2015 1:16 PM
Re: [ljc] Book reading club - These would keep me happy on the island as long as I had good wifi and a high spec machine on which to code... 1. Atomic Scala http://www.atomicscala.com 2. Scala for the Impatient David T. Feb 19, 2015 1:14 PM
Re: [ljc] Book reading club - We started the Sevilla book club with Effective Java, because it's really surprising how many developers who use Java every day haven't read it. It's also fantastic for taking chapter-by-chapter. Trisha Feb 19, 2015 11:04 AM
Re: [ljc] Book reading club - Hi Simon, I like the idea. A book that I personally enjoyed was "Release It!: Design and Deploy Production-Ready Software" by Michael T. Nygard. A book that I would like t Pedro L. Feb 19, 2015 10:08 AM
Re: [ljc] Optimising sheep dips - How automated is the scanning & approval process? Are you planning to build on the JVM? According to http://blog.sonatype.com/2011/­07/central-grows-up-see-the-hi­story/, Maven Central was ~286GB in 2011, so maybe still less than a terrabyte. Would i Alex A. Feb 19, 2015 10:02 AM
Re: [ljc] Book reading club - If you could take 3 tech books on a desert island, which would they be?  Sleiman J. Feb 19, 2015 9:59 AM
Re: [ljc] Optimising sheep dips - When I started working at The National Archives, thus was also their approach but it just wasn't going to work fir development. We were able to set up our own independent network with internet access, each developer had two machines on th Adam R. Feb 19, 2015 9:47 AM
Re: [ljc] Book reading club - I can definitely recommend a certain book on testing, but I may be biased.... On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 9:27 AM, Simon Maple < Colin V. Feb 19, 2015 9:37 AM
Book reading club - Hey, We're going to be kicking off a book reading club thing on the vJUG soon (read a couple of chapters a week & meetup on a hangout with an expert to chat, ask questions etc and discuss) and I was wondering Simon M. Feb 19, 2015 9:26 AM
Optimising sheep dips - Hi folks, A little question for anyone who has been forced to develop in an environment with no internet connection. Well … I say “no” internet. What seems likely for a new project I’m setting up, is a single ’sheep dip’ laptop disconnec Stephen M. Feb 18, 2015 2:35 PM
Re: [ljc] Intensive programming courses REQUEST for information and advice. - I'd like to add that the certification is relatively cheap. The exam itself is £150 and a good study guide (with sample exams) will cost £30 or so. If you study for this while also contributing to an OSS project you won't nee robert a. Feb 18, 2015 10:41 AM
Re: [ljc] Saturday - Hack on a Micropayments Project With Me? - I managed to get a slot in the end, I'll be there :) Abraham [masked]:41 GMT+00:00 Ben Evans < Abraham Marín P. Feb 18, 2015 10:31 AM
Re: [ljc] Intensive programming courses REQUEST for information and advice. - I would second Ged' suggestion.  Studying for the certification will teach you a lot reaon about the language and the correctness of a program (which is what you need to master as a beginner anyway), than using an IDE and doing wh Dinuk W. Feb 18, 2015 9:07 AM
RE: [ljc] Intensive programming courses REQUEST for information and advice. - monkchips Feb 17, 2015 6:35 PM
RE: [ljc] Intensive programming courses REQUEST for information and advice. - Preview not available Shahin Feb 17, 2015 3:24 PM
Re: [ljc] Intensive programming courses REQUEST for information and advice. - Hi Marius, I'll mail you off-list, as we try to keep commercial discussions out of the community list. If anyone else is interested, please ping me privately. Ben E. Feb 17, 2015 12:41 PM
Re: [ljc] Saturday - Hack on a Micropayments Project With Me? - Well, top of the list of project tasks is a migration to EE 7 & Java 8. I thought that was a good first step. Thanks, Ben On Tue, Feb 17, Ben E. Feb 17, 2015 12:39 PM
Re: [ljc] Devoxx UK CFP Closes Tomorrow - Hi Ellen, I think there was a delay in the email delivery, I received this one this morning but the Call for Papers closes tonight, not tomorrow. Just mentioning in case anybody else is thinking to submit something tomorr Abraham Marín P. Feb 17, 2015 11:31 AM
Re: [ljc] Saturday - Hack on a Micropayments Project With Me? - Thanks Martijn. I should also say that an important secondary goal is to produce OSS that can be used as the basis for projects run by developers or companies who are located in the developing worl Ben E. Feb 17, 2015 11:01 AM
RE: [ljc] Saturday - Hack on a Micropayments Project With Me? - Marius F. Feb 17, 2015 10:40 AM
Re: [ljc] Saturday - Hack on a Micropayments Project With Me? - Same here, I had exactly the same thought as sleepyfox as well. It doesn't have to be the latest shiny but it should at least be progressive. On 17 February 2015 at 10:24, Jim C Chris W. Feb 17, 2015 10:36 AM
Re: [ljc] Intensive programming courses REQUEST for information and advice. - Hi Josh, This is a controversial point of view, but I would recommend taking the Oracle Certification exam for Java. http://education.oracle.com/pl­s/web Ged B. Feb 17, 2015 10:33 AM
Re: [ljc] Saturday - Hack on a Micropayments Project With Me? - I personally think this project is about doing some good in the world and that the tech stack choice shouldn't need to be about the latest shiny! Ben's already stated that he wants to bring it up to the latest Java EE stds, a more t Martijn V. Feb 17, 2015 10:27 AM
Re: [ljc] Intensive programming courses REQUEST for information and advice. - Thanks Martijn, The advanced Java courses aren't really suitable for a beginner, but I am training / coaching / mentoring some folks who are new to Java or looking to raise their game. It can't repl Ben E. Feb 17, 2015 10:18 AM
Fwd: GS Collections by Example InfoQ Series - Hi all, As many of you know Goldman Sachs has an excellent collections library which they've recently updated for full Java 8 support.  See the details below! Martijn V. Feb 17, 2015 10:11 AM
Re: [ljc] Saturday - Hack on a Micropayments Project With Me? - I agree with sleepyfox. As soon as I saw the technologies used I lost interest. On 17 Feb[masked]:14, "@sleepyfox" < [address removed] > wrote: Jim C. Feb 17, 2015 10:07 AM
RE: [ljc] Intensive programming courses REQUEST for information and advice. - Marius F. Feb 17, 2015 9:41 AM
Re: [ljc] Intensive programming courses REQUEST for information and advice. - Hi All, Ben still runs the courses I used to help teach (Advanced Java and a separate JVM internals course), but they are indeed not for the beginner.  I'd personally recommend working through Head First Java (the bo Martijn V. Feb 17, 2015 9:38 AM
RE: [ljc] Intensive programming courses REQUEST for information and advice. - Preview not available Jon H. Feb 16, 2015 8:16 PM
Re: [ljc] Saturday - Hack on a Micropayments Project With Me? - Hi Ben I cannot make it on Saturday but I'd be interested to have a look. I'll send you email offline. Regards, Marius On 16 Feb[masked]:18, &quo Marius F. Feb 16, 2015 5:56 PM
Re: [ljc] Saturday - Hack on a Micropayments Project With Me? - Sure that's fine, I hope to make it. In the meantime just to be sure you know about this there is Airtel Money and Kiva that are also working on the issue of mobile micro payments and they might be able to help as well. All the very best David T. Feb 16, 2015 5:39 PM
Re: [ljc] Saturday - Hack on a Micropayments Project With Me? - (Sorry, GMail decided to send before I was done). Hi David, There is, but I'd rather wait until Saturday before getting in to it - I have to juggle several different projects at on Ben E. Feb 16, 2015 5:17 PM
Re: [ljc] Saturday - Hack on a Micropayments Project With Me? - Hi David, There is, but I'd rather wait until Saturday before getting in to it - I have to juggle On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 3:26 PM, David Turner Ben E. Feb 16, 2015 5:14 PM
Re: [ljc] Intensive programming courses REQUEST for information and advice. - I know Martijn used to do advanced java courses, maybe he still does? I took one with him and I really liked it, I learned a lot. Maybe "advanced" is not what you need a this point, but something to keep in mind. Cheers, Abraham -- Abraham Mar� Abraham Marín P. Feb 16, 2015 3:56 PM
Re: [ljc] Saturday - Hack on a Micropayments Project With Me? - Java 5 EE and Spring? You'd have to pay me to do that. Even then I'd still say 'no', unless you were paying m @sleepyfox Feb 16, 2015 3:42 PM
Devoxx UK CFP Closes Tomorrow - Preview not available Ellen M. Feb 16, 2015 3:37 PM
Re: [ljc] Saturday - Hack on a Micropayments Project With Me? - Hi Ben Is there a GitHub repository to have a look at the current code? It would be nice to know what we are getting into here. All the very best David T. Feb 16, 2015 12:25 PM
Re: [ljc] Intensive programming courses REQUEST for information and advice. - Hi Josh, I would look at something more Java-specific if thats the dev / direction you want to go. I would also look at lower cost (or even free) resources. Practical experience often helps more than courses and qualifications, I know this can be Mike B. Feb 16, 2015 10:52 AM
Saturday - Hack on a Micropayments Project With Me? - Hi, On Saturday, I'm going to be at Hack The Tower, to work on an open-source micropayments project - and I would like some developers to work with. The background to the project is that we're using modern technology to provide "leapfrog" service Ben E. Feb 16, 2015 9:31 AM
Events from our Partners - LJC - Preview not available Anji C. Feb 15, 2015 10:07 AM
Intensive programming courses REQUEST for information and advice. - Josh P. Feb 13, 2015 6:36 PM
Fwd: JEP 238: Multi-Version JAR Files - Hi all, Some important JAR versioning changes being discussed, please see the mail below. Cheers, Martijn Martijn V. Feb 13, 2015 11:59 AM
Re: [ljc] vJUG Feb newsletter - Haha, as you can attest, Barry - I sent you another mail seconds afterwards :P However, I would be happy to send them round to the LJC group if people find the info helpful, for sure! Hmmm, that turned we Simon M. Feb 12, 2015 11:00 AM
RE: [ljc] Call for SWAG... (Become a sponsor to Java community events at the EAA and Hackergarten for Javaland 2015) - Preview not available Mani Feb 12, 2015 12:23 AM
Want to know more about DevOps in the real world? - Preview not available Maggie C. Feb 11, 2015 1:40 PM
Re: [ljc] Call for SWAG... (Become a sponsor to Java community events at the EAA and Hackergarten for Javaland 2015) - Preview not available Barry C. Feb 11, 2015 5:41 AM
RE: [ljc] vJUG Feb newsletter - Preview not available Mani Feb 10, 2015 10:25 PM
Re: [ljc] vJUG Feb newsletter - Well said Barry I agree :-) Best Regards Mike Burton (Sent from my iPhone) O Mike B. Feb 10, 2015 1:41 PM
Re: [ljc] vJUG Feb newsletter - Preview not available Barry C. Feb 10, 2015 1:32 PM
Re: [ljc] vJUG Feb newsletter - Hey Mike, To join the mailing list you need to join our meetup group http://meetup.com/virtualjug/j­oin Hmmm, maybe I should "accidentally&qu Simon M. Feb 10, 2015 1:25 PM
Re: [ljc] vJUG Feb newsletter - Ah, the old classic "it's better to ask for forgiveness, than beg for permission!" lol ;-) Daniel B. Feb 10, 2015 1:23 PM
Re: [ljc] vJUG Feb newsletter - I'm very glad you did! I didnt see an obvoius way to join vJUG mailing list, could you send a link please? Best Regards Mike Burton > On 10 Feb 2015, at 12:18, Simon Maple wrote: > > Apologies for this spam! I meant t Mike B. Feb 10, 2015 12:26 PM
Re: [ljc] vJUG Feb newsletter - Apologies for this spam! I meant to send it to the vJUG mailing list. Tried to stop it being sent, but failed :( With multiple meetup lists from the same account, this was bound to happen at some point! S Simon M. Feb 10, 2015 12:16 PM
vJUG Feb newsletter - Simon M. Feb 10, 2015 12:11 PM
OpenJDK news: OpenJFX now on our Cloudbees build farm - Hi all, Chris Newland and I have gathered efforts to Mani Feb 6, 2015 12:39 AM
Re: [ljc] JDK release dates? - Hi James, I agree it's a bit weird.  But here's the thing; if you look at the release notes for the previous build, 8u25, you user 1. Feb 3, 2015 11:02 PM
Re: [ljc] JDK release dates? - Hi James, I'd ask Patricia @ Azul ( [address removed] ) - she might be able to help (but note she's on the West Coast, so may not respond immediately). Ben E. Feb 3, 2015 8:24 AM
Re: [ljc] JDK release dates? - Hey, Wikipedia[1] has list of Java version releases. [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J­ava_version_history#Java_8_upd­ates Michał N. Feb 3, 2015 7:42 AM
JDK release dates? - I'm trying to find the date a particular JDK was released. I appear to be having difficultly with this most basic of tasks! Hop over to  James G. Feb 2, 2015 2:40 PM
Code coverage: OpenJDK9 - Hi all, Many of us find this topic interesting especi Mani Jan 30, 2015 10:45 PM
Re: [ljc] Events from our Partners - LJC - In addition to the Whitechapel Coder dojo there is also Wizzie Wizzie which runs coding sessions for children in 3 locations in the Islington area every Saturday morning:  http://wizziewizzie.org/   Dave S. Jan 30, 2015 3:51 PM
Events from our Partners - LJC - Preview not available Maggie C. Jan 30, 2015 10:53 AM
Re: [ljc] Winners Announced: 48HR RAFFLE: 3 Prizes: 2 tickets Monki Gras 29-30th Jan & 20% off for 10 - Hi Barry, Richard W. Jan 29, 2015 9:36 AM
Re: [ljc] Winners Announced: 48HR RAFFLE: 3 Prizes: 2 tickets Monki Gras 29-30th Jan & 20% off for 10 - Preview not available Barry C. Jan 28, 2015 6:01 AM
Winners Announced: 48HR RAFFLE: 3 Prizes: 2 tickets Monki Gras 29-30th Jan & 20% off for 10 - Preview not available Anji C. Jan 27, 2015 6:25 PM
Re: [ljc] Building OpenJdk9 in a VM shared folder - Hi Richard, Good idea, Here's the output from 2 such attempts: 1) Compiling 776 files for jdk.xml.bind /media/sf_Java/jdk9/hotspot/sr­c/cpu/x86/vm/compiledIC_x86.cp­p:128:1: internal compiler error: Segmentation fault 2) In file included from Mike B. Jan 26, 2015 4:54 PM
Re: [ljc] Building OpenJdk9 in a VM shared folder - Hi Mike, I'm getting random C++ compile errors including segfaults, when I bu Richard W. Jan 26, 2015 10:51 AM
Building OpenJdk9 in a VM shared folder - I'm getting random C++ compile errors including segfaults, when I build JDK9 in a shared folder of my Linux VM. I created the shared folder called Java, on a folder I created on my Mac (Yosemite) as ~/Public/Java I set the access to: everyone=Read&Writ Mike B. Jan 23, 2015 4:55 PM
James Gosling vJUG replay - Hello, For anyone who wants to watch the replay from one of our best vJUG sessions, with Java creator James Gosling, you can catch it here -> http://v Simon M. Jan 23, 2015 10:19 AM
The problem with interviews is... - Preview not available Barry C. Jan 23, 2015 6:56 AM
Re: [ljc] Industrial Prototyping with Java 8 and TinkerForge - Next Week: Tuesday 27th Jan & Weds 28th Jan - I spoke with Sven about this a couple of days ago and it really does sound interesting and fun! I've signed up and will be there on the 28th only (can't make the 27th). Simon M. Jan 22, 2015 2:51 PM
Industrial Prototyping with Java 8 and TinkerForge - Next Week: Tuesday 27th Jan & Weds 28th Jan - Preview not available Anji C. Jan 22, 2015 2:26 PM
Fwd: [jug-leaders] Re: Process to moving to Oracle Java SE 8 - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Donald Smith < [address removed] > Date: Wednesday, 21 January 2015 Subject: [jug-leaders] Re: Process to moving to Oracle Java SE Martijn V. Jan 21, 2015 2:36 PM
Re: [ljc] OpenJdk 9 on Yosemite - I'll wait till I've actually got the JDK actually built correctly as all I've done so far is managed to get configure to complete successfully.  Hopefully this weekend. Colin V. Jan 21, 2015 10:26 AM
RE: [ljc] OpenJdk 9 on Yosemite - Good Mani Jan 20, 2015 11:36 PM
Re: [ljc] OpenJdk 9 on Yosemite - Hey Colin, Yeah send it into that [address removed] list I mentioned earlier. Martijn V. Jan 20, 2015 1:21 PM
Re: [ljc] OpenJdk 9 on Yosemite - I did read your recent post, which had a couple of mistakes which I was going to comment on but your blog provider got in a bit of a tizzy and decided I needed to provide name and email Colin V. Jan 20, 2015 10:52 AM
Re: [ljc] OpenJdk 9 on Yosemite - Hi Mike, Not necessary at all but I'm a sucker for a challenge and I'm not a huge fan of VMs.   Colin V. Jan 20, 2015 10:47 AM
Re: [ljc] OpenJdk 9 on Yosemite - I'm using 2.7.7 but my freetype comes from the Macports project. Cheers, Martijn On 19 January 2015 at 21:40, C Martijn V. Jan 20, 2015 8:55 AM
Re: [ljc] OpenJdk 9 on Yosemite - Hi Colin, tl;dr : VM is best. Native Mac build takes a lot of effort, nice to have but how Mike B. Jan 19, 2015 11:35 PM
RE: [ljc] OpenJdk 9 on Yosemite - Mani Jan 19, 2015 10:15 PM
Re: [ljc] OpenJdk 9 on Yosemite - Colin V. Jan 19, 2015 2:17 PM
Re: [ljc] OpenJdk 9 on Yosemite - Hi Richard, The build is supposed to enforce the usage of bash, it may well accept other shells for now but I've seen some subtle issues creep up because of it. Good shout on the Quartz lib - I'll check Martijn V. Jan 19, 2015 1:47 PM
[ljc] Backpack - Hi -- I'm more if a messenger bag type but here are a couple of cool looking Kickstarter Backpack Projects: David T. Jan 19, 2015 12:58 PM
Re: [ljc] OpenJdk 9 on Yosemite - Hi, Richard W. Jan 19, 2015 11:39 AM
Re: [ljc] OpenJdk 9 on Yosemite - Hi Colin, it needs to be bash configure. You can join the [address removed] to get more help if you get stuck :-) Martijn V. Jan 19, 2015 11:28 AM
Re: [ljc] Backpack - The North Face - Recon, superb, tons of organising pockets, padded laptop sleeve and very lightweight Not sure whether it's quite large enough for a 17" laptop though, take your along and try it out. @sleepyfox Jan 19, 2015 10:44 AM
OpenJdk 9 on Yosemite - Has anyone managed to successfully build OpenJdk 9 on OSX Yosemite? I've been following Mani's instructions (thanks Mani!), but when I get to: $ sh configure I get Colin V. Jan 19, 2015 10:09 AM
Backpack - Hi Folks, Slightly strange question- can anyone recommend a good backpack please? Needs to hold 2 x 17" laptops and an iPad and paperwork, with: Luggage strap so I can attach it to suitcase handle when traveling Carrying handle And not be too he Mike B. Jan 16, 2015 10:57 PM
Re: [ljc] Festive Unparty Cancellation - This news sucks. I really hope you manage to find another venue, Barry. I was really looking forward to it. — Samir. On 16 Jan[masked]:47, "Barry Cranford" < Samir T. Jan 16, 2015 6:48 PM
Events from our Partners - LJC - Preview not available Maggie C. Jan 16, 2015 1:56 PM
Re: [ljc] James Gosling on the vJUG - He actually most recently joined Jelastic as an adviser and independent director (with the awesome Bruno) - http://www.infoq.com/news/2014­/11/Gosling-and-Souza-Join Simon M. Jan 16, 2015 10:42 AM
Festive Unparty Cancellation - Preview not available Barry C. Jan 16, 2015 9:45 AM
Re: [ljc] James Gosling on the vJUG - I see that he is listed as an adviser to Typesafe, the Scala company. Given that he is most famous for being a great Lisp hacker and then getting the C/C++ programmers only half-way towards Lisp, it seems that he is seeking atonement fo H D. Jan 15, 2015 1:45 PM
Re: [ljc] James Gosling on the vJUG - Some say that he appears on high value stamps in Sweden, and that he can catch fish with his tongue. No, wait... Fox "What does the @sleepyfox say?" -- @sleepyfox Jan 15, 2015 11:24 AM
Re: [ljc] James Gosling on the vJUG - He accused chestnuts of being lazy... Oh no, we're turned this into an austin powers script recital! Simon M. Jan 15, 2015 10:37 AM

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