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Re: [ljc] Elasticsearch vs SOLR - I would. Keen to know more about ElasticSearch PJohnston Apr 14, 2015 10:24 AM
Netbeans day UK - Hi all, FYI - Right now there are less than 30 tickets left for NetBeans Day U Martijn V. Apr 13, 2015 10:47 PM
Bristol Java User Group - Hi all, New Java User Group starting out Bristol way (lead by Jonathan CC'd): http://ww Martijn V. Apr 13, 2015 10:32 PM
RE: [ljc] Java 9 early adopters - Hi al Mani Apr 12, 2015 3:06 PM
Java 9 early adopters - Hi all, As part of the Adoption Group for OpenJDK we've been working on the Java 9 REPL today.  To try that out and a host of other Java 9 early adoption things you can test out see  Martijn V. Apr 12, 2015 1:46 PM
Elasticsearch vs SOLR - Hi Would anyone be interested in reading a paper on Elasticsearch vs SOLR. Please email me. alexander s. Apr 11, 2015 3:04 PM
RebelLabs Java Perfomance Survey - Hey, Just a follow up on my last mail about this - we're a little low on participants for it, so I'd urge, beg and be forever in your debt if you could help us out with just a few mins of your time b Simon M. Apr 10, 2015 11:11 AM
Re: [ljc] Your founder needs you! - Preview not available Barry C. Apr 10, 2015 10:59 AM
Re: [ljc] What sort of events do you want to see the LJC organise? - Preview not available Maggie C. Apr 10, 2015 10:55 AM
Events from our Partners - LJC - Preview not available Anji C. Apr 9, 2015 4:06 PM
Re: [ljc] Bytecode weaving slides and codez - There is also a fairly new project that makes bytecode weaving more accessible for the average develo Gareth W. Apr 9, 2015 8:47 AM
Your founder needs you! - Hey, Many of you already know Rec Works, the sponsoring company that spend huge amounts of time and effort making the LJC a great community for us all. I'm sure many of you have used them in the past and possibly are in Simon M. Apr 8, 2015 9:50 PM
Re: [ljc] What sort of events do you want to see the LJC organise? - Alessio Apr 8, 2015 1:57 PM
Bytecode weaving slides and codez - Hope those who came to the talk last night enjoyed it :) Matthew P. Apr 8, 2015 10:50 AM
Fwd: [jc-user] ...and also Java SE Documentation! Re: Collecting Feedback on Java EE Documentation - Hi all, Oracle is looking for input from the developer community on Javadoc . If anyone would like to get involved with an ongoing programme to improve Martijn V. Apr 7, 2015 10:50 AM
Re: [vJUG] April newsletter and roundup - For the first podcast there may be some ranting at the state of the javascript build ecosystem amongst other more java related topics :-). If you miss the Javaposse then we hope in our own small way we will be able to alleviate the bore Martijn V. Apr 3, 2015 1:53 PM
Fwd: [vJUG] April newsletter and roundup - Some really great content from the vJUG in March, including a really good session from Aleksey Shipilev on the Java Memory model. And a session live from JavaLand from the LJC's very own Mani Sarkar and Daniel Bryant! Simon M. Apr 3, 2015 1:40 PM
Fraud Detection Event in London - free entrance ! - Hello, I hope that you are all OK with this message and that you will find it relevant and interesting:) To share the knowledge and experience Trifork have scheduled several open, 100% free Strategy&Tech Talks - free events on how to link business st Ewa K. Apr 3, 2015 11:40 AM
Re: [ljc] An invitation from Barcelona JUG - get some Sun - 26/27 June - I used to live in Barcelona and I can corroborate that it is awesome :D Most definitely going to try to attend. Abraham Marín P. Apr 2, 2015 6:36 PM
Re: [ljc] An invitation from Barcelona JUG - get some Sun - 26/27 June - Cool. I can recycle the proposals that I put in for GeeCon and Devoxx. :) On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 1:16 PM Trisha < [address removed] > wrote: Navin S. Apr 2, 2015 3:17 PM
Re: [ljc] An invitation from Barcelona JUG - get some Sun - 26/27 June - Any excuse to get some sun! Submitted a couple of talks and hope to see some LJC peeps there. On 2 April 2015 at 13:16, Trisha < Christopher B. Apr 2, 2015 2:17 PM
Re: [ljc] What sort of events do you want to see the LJC organise? - Hi Maggie, Lucas G Apr 2, 2015 2:13 PM
Re: [ljc] An invitation from Barcelona JUG - get some Sun - 26/27 June - Hi everyone, I would highly recommend this! Barcelona is an awesome city (even if it's not quite as hot as Seville where I am right now!), it's easy and relatively cheap to get to from London, and the Barcelona JU Trisha Apr 2, 2015 1:14 PM
An invitation from Barcelona JUG - get some Sun - 26/27 June - Hi all, Martijn V. Apr 2, 2015 12:38 PM
Re: [ljc] What sort of events do you want to see the LJC organise? - Hi Thank you for taking the time to reply Ross- it's useful to have the information, and we'll do what we can Maggie C. Apr 2, 2015 9:18 AM
Re: [ljc] What sort of events do you want to see the LJC organise? - Hi, A more advanced libgdx session would be nice - the one that was organised was Ross Mar 31, 2015 4:38 PM
What sort of events do you want to see the LJC organise? - 0 0 Maggie C. Mar 31, 2015 1:29 PM
Events from our Partners - LJC - Preview not available Anji C. Mar 27, 2015 12:22 PM
Fwd: [jug-leaders] Re: Process to moving to Oracle Java SE 8 - If it helps convince some of your business owners / decision makers then here's another reason to move to Java 8 sharpish. Cheers, Martijn Martijn V. Mar 26, 2015 9:22 PM
Re: [ljc] Joining the BCS (British Computer Society) amongst software developers - On Mon,[masked] at 06:45 -0400, Miles Davenport wrote: > Hello everyone, > > I wanted to get a "view" on how popular the British Computer Society > ( www.bcs.org.uk)is amongst LJC members, and how many people are > members, > CEng, or have thou Russel W. Mar 26, 2015 7:31 PM
Re: [ljc] Fwd: [jug-leaders] [Announcement] 2015 JavaOne Call for Papers Now Open - I have submitted! My favourite conference of the year, mostly because of the awesome people you meet. On 26 March 2015 at 11:29, Martijn Verburg < Trisha Mar 26, 2015 10:32 AM
Fwd: [jug-leaders] [Announcement] 2015 JavaOne Call for Papers Now Open - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Sharat Chander < [address removed] > Date: 26 Martijn V. Mar 26, 2015 10:27 AM
Learning functional, the Clojure way - Hello all, I thought it was of interest to you to know that since October last year I’m running a successful SICP study group. Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs is a serious book about functional programming with examples in Scheme an Renzo B. Mar 25, 2015 9:09 AM
Re: [ljc] Joining the BCS (British Computer Society) amongstsoftwaredevelopers - My take on the BCS is that the more you put in, the more you'll get out. I'm an ex-IBMer and we had an internal professional structure that mapped onto BCS so completely that we got free BCS membership automatically if we made the grade on our int Spokey W. Mar 23, 2015 11:02 AM
Re: [ljc] Joining the BCS (British Computer Society) amongst software developers - It's been a very long time since I was a member of the BCS.  The only thing i really remember being interested in by the BCS was when they hosted Donald Knuth for a lecture.  I think the BCS is a long way off from w Jared E. Mar 23, 2015 10:58 AM
Fwd: 29 May -- NetBeans Day UK - Hi all, A Partner meetup for those of you interested in the Netbeans IDE and platform (yes, it's come a long way from the dark days) Martijn V. Mar 23, 2015 10:09 AM
Joining the BCS (British Computer Society) amongst software developers - Hello everyone, I wanted to get a "view" on how popular the British Computer Society (www.bcs.org.uk) is amongst LJC members, and how many people are members, CEng, or have thought about joining? It has been a long time since I was a member. I me Miles D. Mar 21, 2015 11:46 AM
Sonartype Nexus - behind HAProxy..? - We just switched our Nexus installation to hide behind haproxy. Works fine when doing stuff anonymously but on publishing a release using HTTP Basic Authentication, it dies at a rather random point in the middle of publishing the artefacts. James G. Mar 20, 2015 3:01 PM
RebelLabs' Java Performance Survey - Hey, RebelLabs have just released their annual survey on Java Performance. It's a 3 min survey and results are written up in a neat report in just a few months time which you'll get for free. Simon M. Mar 17, 2015 3:37 PM
Events from our Partners - LJC - Preview not available Anji C. Mar 16, 2015 8:28 PM
Re: [ljc] elastic search vs apache solr? - Hello,  I just entered in the list, but I would like to do a contribution here, as I used both ES and Solr in the last company I worked on. I would definitely go with Elastic Search. Reasons are listed bellow: Marcelo V. Mar 16, 2015 11:17 AM
Adopt OpenJDK Hackday at the Salesforce office - Hi All, Like every month we had our Mani Mar 15, 2015 7:27 PM
Re: [ljc] HTTP 2 client API - Cool, didn’t realise that. Thanks for the link, Richard. Samir T. Mar 15, 2015 2:40 PM
Re: [ljc] elastic search vs apache solr? - There are also meetups for both Solr and ElasticSearch you can go to, to get to know more from people.. Charlie and I organize the Lucene/Solr meetup group here in London, and there's an event coming up soon.. Ramkumar A. Mar 14, 2015 11:45 AM
Re: [ljc] HTTP 2 client API - There's a client too. Notice that these things were made with streams in mind. user 8. Mar 11, 2015 9:13 PM
Re: [ljc] elastic search vs apache solr? - +1 to Ramkumar's advice. It's best to try both, as use case has a massive impact on the choice. Daniel B. Mar 11, 2015 1:37 PM
Re: [ljc] HTTP 2 client API - This looks excellent and I shall use it, but it’s a serve Samir T. Mar 11, 2015 11:07 AM
Re: Followup from "Educating Reena" project from Saturday's Hackday - Hi, Unfortunately, I won't be able to make it to Hack The Tower this Saturday, but Nick Jacobs will be co-ordinating a team to carry on hacking on this code base. We've made some real progress - but there is definitely work to do. If you're inter Ben E. Mar 10, 2015 1:16 PM
Re: [ljc] Fwd: HTTP 2 client API - http://http4s.org/ integrates HTTP with streams. HTTP2 is in their radar. Richard Gomes [address removed] http://rgomes.info/ [masked] [masked] Sent using user 8. Mar 10, 2015 12:42 PM
Re: [ljc] Fwd: HTTP 2 client API - This is incredible! Would this be compatible with the like of Android Dev? As I'm currently trying to figure out HTTP for it. If this API is as good as it sounds, it would reduce the amount of work and DuShaun A. Mar 10, 2015 12:31 PM
Re: [ljc] Fwd: HTTP 2 client API - Sounds like an awesome, if rather challenging project (for me at least!) On Tuesday, 10 March 2015, Ben Evans < [address removed] > wrote: David T. Mar 10, 2015 10:18 AM
Re: [ljc] Fwd: HTTP 2 client API - I am definitely in. Having a good API for HTTP 2 will make my life so much easier. — Samir. On 10 Mar[masked]:37, "Ben Evans" < benja Samir T. Mar 10, 2015 9:27 AM
Fwd: HTTP 2 client API - I know a lot of LJC members will be potentially interested in this - one for a future Hack day / Hack The Tower perhaps? ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Michael McMahon Date: Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 4:27 PM Ben E. Mar 10, 2015 8:36 AM
RE: [ljc] What do you see as your biggest tech challenges? - Preview not available Mani Mar 9, 2015 10:53 PM
Re: [ljc] What do you see as your biggest tech challenges? - At magnetic.com a big challenge right now is reevaluating the hosted services we're using. We've reached the scale where a lot of the services that made sense as a small s Stephen H. Mar 9, 2015 10:18 AM
Re: [ljc] What do you see as your biggest tech challenges? - Preview not available Barry C. Mar 9, 2015 7:37 AM
Hackathon sponsorship - Hello everyone, Mihai B. Mar 8, 2015 4:38 PM
Re: [ljc] What do you see as your biggest tech challenges? - Hi, In my case, where we have a highly customised product depending on the client (B2B style) the challenge is keeping the customisation under control with a small team. In fact I am preparing a presentation in my findings around scalab Abraham Marín P. Mar 7, 2015 1:06 PM
Re: [ljc] What do you see as your biggest tech challenges? - Hi Jack, On 6 March 2015 at 15:03, Jack Shirazi < jacks@ Martijn V. Mar 6, 2015 4:53 PM
Fwd: vJUG March Newsletter - As requested, here's the March vJUG newsletter with replay links to Feb's sessions as well as RSVP links to our March sessions. Thanks -- Simon ---------- Forwarded me Simon M. Mar 5, 2015 12:19 PM
Re: [ljc] Fwd: [jug-leaders] 8u40 now available - Sure: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/­browse/JDK-8072596 On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 11:30 AM, Gareth Western Ben E. Mar 5, 2015 12:10 PM
What do you see as your biggest tech challenges? - Where I work (Nexmo, see * below), our next challenges are similar to many tech companies: handling enormous amounts of data; how do we respond to the Internet-of-things (highly relevant to a comms company); how do we integrate with chat apps; where Jack S. Mar 5, 2015 11:08 AM
Re: [ljc] Fwd: [jug-leaders] 8u40 now available - Thanks for the heads-up. Got a link for more details on the bug? Gareth W. Mar 5, 2015 9:53 AM
Fwd: [jc-user] Collecting Feedback on Java EE Documentation - Anyone want to help out with this? ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Reza Rahman Date: Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 3:27 AM Subject: [jc-user] Collecting Feedback on Java EE Documentation To: [address removed]. Ben E. Mar 5, 2015 9:47 AM
Re: [ljc] Fwd: [jug-leaders] 8u40 now available - Note that unfortunately, this version does include a functional regression in Nashorn around JS / Java array Ben E. Mar 5, 2015 9:45 AM
Re: [ljc] Fwd: [jug-leaders] 8u40 now available - Improvements to NMT and G1 sound really promising ... really curious to see how this "memory pressure" concept actually works :) Francesco On 4 Ma Francesco la T. Mar 4, 2015 5:23 PM
Re: [ljc] [jug-leaders] 8u40 now available - Sweet, a blocker for me is now fixed. :-D Samir T. Mar 4, 2015 4:18 PM
Re: [ljc] elastic search vs apache solr? - >  There are a few comparisons between the two already on the web. One link is ht Ramkumar A. Mar 4, 2015 2:32 PM
Re: [ljc] elastic search vs apache solr? - Hi, It's not free, but have you looked at Datastax? -- Regards Spokey On 4 Spokey W. Mar 4, 2015 1:51 PM
Fwd: [jug-leaders] 8u40 now available - FYI - Latest version of Java is out. Cheers, Martijn ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Donald Smit Martijn V. Mar 4, 2015 9:53 AM
Re: [ljc] elastic search vs apache solr? - Sumit A. Mar 4, 2015 6:51 AM
elastic search vs apache solr? - Hi LJC I am currently learning about elastic search and apache solr. I have a rudimentary knowledge about apache lucene and wanted to ask what the advantages are of using elastic search over apache solr. If anyone has any experien alexander s. Mar 4, 2015 5:52 AM
FOLLOW UP - Re: The problem with interviews is... - Preview not available Barry C. Mar 3, 2015 8:41 AM
Events from our Partners - LJC - Preview not available Anji C. Mar 2, 2015 7:40 PM
First official 2-day intensive training on Docker in London on March 2-3... - Anji C. Feb 25, 2015 2:40 PM
Followup from "Educating Reena" project from Saturday's Hackday - Hi, First of all - thank you to everyone who came along and attended in person. We had 12 developers working on the code during the course of the day, and we absolutely smashed our goals. The group split into 4 teams of 3 to attack different are Ben E. Feb 25, 2015 10:33 AM
Re: [ljc] Intensive programming courses REQUEST for information and advice. - Hi Josh Are you still into programming club? I am after word with Barry and he shows interest in helping us to organize it. I will ask some of my fellow students, they may be into as well. Here, Marcin K. Feb 25, 2015 9:23 AM
Re: [ljc] Book reading club - I'm in too. I have mythical man month but haven't read it yet (book overload!). But I'm happy with either that or pragmatical programmer. Abraham Abraham Marín P. Feb 24, 2015 10:22 AM
Re: [ljc] Book reading club - +1 for The pragmatic programmer and The mythical man month. About the last one I am scared how many people in this industry don't know about it, even. Cheers, Eva. El Eva V. Feb 23, 2015 2:04 PM
RE: [ljc] Book reading club - I'm in! On Feb 23,[masked]:50 AM, "Marius Filip" < [address removed] > wrote: Jiten M. Feb 23, 2015 1:02 PM
ANN: NAO interfaces hackathon - Hi folks Registration is now open for the NAO interfaces 2015 hackatho n which will take place over the weekend of 11-12 April at Q Dave S. Feb 22, 2015 12:21 PM
RE: [ljc] Book reading club - Marius F. Feb 20, 2015 9:10 PM
Re: [ljc] Book reading club - Well, if anyone's interested in taking a close look at my new edition of "Java in a Nutshell" - I am starting to collate ideas & things I want to revise Ben E. Feb 20, 2015 11:41 AM
Re: [ljc] Optimising sheep dips - Hi Stephen, Apart from classified environments, I have personally only seen 2 environments like this (both in heavily regulated parts of financial institutions). If the project doesn't fall into one of these categories or an equivalent one, seriousl Ben E. Feb 20, 2015 11:28 AM
Re: Book reading club - Thanks everyone for your suggestions! That's really great start point. I'll continue discussion in the vJUG now :) For those of you who would be interested in a book club live in London, I think we have one runnin Simon M. Feb 20, 2015 10:44 AM
Re: [ljc] Book reading club - The pragmatic programmer is next In my list to read too, it do have interesting content. Atm I am reading The Clean Code by Robert Martin Mitra Feb 20, 2015 10:21 AM
Re: [ljc] Optimising sheep dips - Hi Wesley, At least, it’s not an MOD site, and we will have secondary laptops connected to the internet. So we won’t be completely cut off. I have worked in that world previously, and it wasn’t much fun. No kind of mobile phones or other electron Stephen M. Feb 20, 2015 9:32 AM
Re: [ljc] Book reading club - On 20 February 2015 at 08:25, Alex Anderson wrote: > 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 @sleepyfox Feb 20, 2015 8:56 AM
Re: [ljc] Book reading club - On Fri,[masked] at 03:24 -0500, @sleepyfox wrote: > […] > The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, Tufte > The Design of Everyday Things, Norman > […] These two definitely. My experience is that programmers really do not understand Russel W. Feb 20, 2015 8:41 AM
RE: [ljc] Book reading club - I'll Mani Feb 19, 2015 10:47 PM
Re: [ljc] Optimising sheep dips - The general plan from my perspective is mostly a big pile of microservice style REST APIs and integration services, running on Java 8. I’m pretty sure that some PHP will probably be involved for some web-facing front-ends, but I’ll be trying hard to k Stephen M. Feb 19, 2015 5:38 PM
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

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