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Episode 32 – Mar 2016

A lively discussion with Kito, Daniel, and special guest Java Champion Arun Gupta. They discuss a variety of topics, including Docker, Kubernetes, the future of Java EE, Couchbase, the impact of removing a popular NPM package, health and fitness, and more.

Discussion

Events No Fluff Just Stuff

Episode 31 – Feb 2016

Kito, Danno, and special guest Cagatay Civici discuss font-end web development, Angular2, Web Components, PrimeFaces and related projects (Prime Elements, PrimeUI, and PrimeNG), Java EE MVC, Oracle dropping the Java plugin, and Oracle’s commitment to Java EE and the JCP.

News / Articles

Single Page Applications with BootsFaces

Angular2

Please Welcome Siwpas as a Java EE Certified Option

Latest Java 9 News

Proposed Schedule Change for Java 9

Discussion

  • Java EE MVC – does anyone care about old-school server “MVC” frameworks anymore?
  • Does Oracle still care about Java EE?
  • Oracle drops Java plugin

Events No Fluff Just Stuff

Links from Cagatay

http://primefaces.org/layouts/atlas

http://jdevelopment.nl/wildfly-8-benchmarked/

Other links

http://knowesis.io/web/webcomponents – Fresh info about web components and related technologies

Hacking HTML5 Web Components and Polymer course in London

Episode 30 – Dec 2015

Kito, Daniel, Ian and special guest Venkat Subramaniam discuss a wide variety of topics including JavaOne, Java lambdas, microservices, ES2015’s class syntax, and his new book, Pragmatic Scala (the second edition of Programming Scala). In fact, the discussion was so great that we skipped the new releases! They are, however, included here for your reference.

UI Tier

Neo4j_visual

JSR 378: Portlet 3.0 Bridge for JavaServerTM Faces 2.2 Specification

X-tags Released with Microsoft Backing

PrimeFaces Elite 5.3.2 Released

PrimeFaces Elite 5.2.15 Released

PrimeTek Partners with T2 Software

Extensions Project Joins PrimeFaces

ICEfaces 4.0

AngularJS 2.x – Developer Preview Blog

RichFaces 4.5.11.Final Released

Persistence Tier

Hibernate Search 5.5.1.Final

Services (Middleware & Microservices) Tier

Apache Karaf – Version 4.0.3

Beta: WAS Liberty beta with tools (December 2015)

Plants by WebSphere example application

Arquillian Liferay 1.0.0.Alpha2 Released

HTTP/2 With JBoss EAP 7 – Tech Preview

Arquillian OSGi 2.1.0.Final Released

Immutant 2.1.1 Release

Liferay 7 Alpha 3

Introducing the Launchpad Project (Developer Preview)

eXo Platform 4.2.1 Enterprise released

WebLogic Now Java EE 7 Compatible!

Mobile

Arquillian Droidium 1.0.1.Final Released

Misc

Arquillian Recorder 1.1.0.Final Released

Discussion

Microsoft open-sources Visual Studio Code, launches free Visual Studio Dev Essentials program

JavaOne Recap

Events No Fluff Just Stuff

A few links added by Venkat:

https://pragprog.com/book/vsscala2/pragmatic-scala

https://pragprog.com/book/vsjava8/functional-programming-in-java

https://www.agilelearner.com/

Episode 29 – Aug 2015

Kito, Daniel, and Ian discuss the challenges of programming with different languages plus new releases from JBoss, Spring, PrimeFaces, RichFaces, TypeScript, git, WebSphere, and more. They also discuss the rise of TypeScript as a popular alternative to other JavaScript transpiler languages, and the possibility that web assemblies will marginalize JavaScript altogether.

UI Tier

BootsFaces

Mojarra 2.03 Milestone 2

Apache Wicket v7.0 Released

Microsoft joins the Web Components world

Part 1

Part 2

Geb 0.12.0 released

PrimeFaces Signature Component

PrimeFaces 5.2.9 Elite Released

PrimeFaces Rio 2.0 and Modena 1.0.1 Released

PrimeFaces 5.3 Roadmap Update

RichFaces 4.5.7 Released

TypeScript 1.5 Released

Persistence Tier

Hibernate Validator 5.2.1.Final*

Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.2.3 released

Services (Middleware & Microservices) Tier

Spring Framework 4.2 goes GA

Spring Cloud Connectors 1.2.0 released

Spring XD 1.2.1 Released

Spring Security 4.0.2 Released

Spring Boot 1.2.5 released

Liferay Collaborates with Red Hat to Deliver Integrated Open Source Technologies  

Keycloak 1.4.0.Final released

Amazon Aurora Announced

WildFly 9.0.1.Final and 8.2.1.Final are released.

Apache Jena 3.0.0 released

WAS Liberty beta with tools (August 2015)

Misc

Apache Groovy 2.4.4-incubating

Git 2.5.0 Released

JDK 1.8.0u51 Release Notes

Discussion

Rise of TypeScript

WebAssembly: a binary format for the web

WebAssembly on GitHub

Events

JavaZone – Oslo, Norway – September 9-10, 2015

No Fluff Just Stuff

Episode 28 – Jul 2015

Kito and Daniel discuss new releases from PrimeFaces, OpenWebBeans, DeltaSpike, Spring Boot, Polymer, AngularJS, WebAssembly, Play, Lucene, new JSF extensions, and more. They also discuss Microsoft’s open-source strategy and Visual Studio Code.

Keep up with the alphabet soup of product names. Check out our technical glossary!

UI Tier

OmniFaces 2.1 released!

New F12 Developer Tools for the New Microsoft Edge

Liferay Faces Project News – May 2015

AngularJS + CDI = AngularBeans

Web framework: Introducing Juzu version 1.0 and its brand new website

Apache Tobago 2.0.8 Release

Polymer 1.0

PrimeFaces introduces Rio theme and layout

New Releases for PrimeFaces Layouts

PrimeUI 2.0 Released

Recent Ripple of JSF Extensions

JSR 378: Portlet 3.0 Bridge for JavaServerTM Faces 2.2 Specification

WebAssembly: A Universal Binary and Text Format for the Web

Play 2.4.0 “Damiya” released, adds new DI support and test APIs

Persistence Tier

[ANNOUNCE] Apache Lucene 5.2.0 released

Services (Middleware & Microservices) Tier

Oracle Developer Cloud Service 15.2.2 Released

Spring for Apache Hadoop 2.2 GA released

[ANN] End of life for Apache Tomcat 6.0.x

[ANNOUNCEMENT] HttpComponents Client 4.5 GA Released

[ANNOUNCE] Apache OpenWebBeans 1.6.0

[ANNOUNCE] Release of Apache DeltaSpike 1.4.0

Apache Allura 1.3.0 released

[ANNOUNCE] Apache Flume 1.6.0 released

[ANNOUNCE] Apache Calcite 1.3.0 (incubating) released

[ANNOUNCE] Commons Email version 1.4 released

Misc  

CRaSH

Spring Boot 1.2.4 released

Spring Social 1.1.2 Released

JBoss Fuse 6.2 is out!

Infinispan 7.2.3.Final

Discussion

JavaEE or Spring? Neither! We Call Out For a Fresh Competitor!

Visual Studio Code, and Microsoft OSS will it affect Java Enterprise ?

https://code.visualstudio.com/Download

MS fork of NodeJS

Events

No Fluff Just Stuff

Episode 27 – May 2015

Kito and Daniel are joined by special guest Seb Rose (co-author of The Cucumber for Java Book: Behaviour-Driven Development for Testers and Developers). They discuss new releases from Polymer, ICEfaces, PrimeFaces,  JBoss EAP, SonarCube, Pitest, IntelliJ IDEA, Serenity, and more. They also discuss Behavior-driven-testing (BDD), Cucumber, Geb, Spock, and Test-Driven Development (TDD).

UI Tier

AngularFaces 2.1.3 has been released!

Polymer 0.8 Release

ICEfaces EE 4.0.0.GA  

Includes ICEfaces Mobile Device Simulator

ICEpdf 5.1.2: Now With Enhanced Asian Font Capabilities

PrimeFaces Sentinel 1.2 Released

PrimeFaces 5.2.RC1 Released

Introducing PrimeFaces Spark

Services (Middleware & Microservices) Tier

JBossWS 5.0.0.Final is available!

JBoss EAP 6.4 now available

Mobile

AeroGear iOS SDK v2.3 is out!

Misc

SonarQube 5.1 released  – http://www.sonarqube.org/sonarqube-5-1-in-screenshots/

Pitest 1.1.5 released  – http://pitest.org

Sonar Pitest Plugin 0.5 released  – https://github.com/SonarCommunity/sonar-pitest

JOSRA Git Automated Branching Strategy & Jenkins Plugin  – http://www.josra.org/blog/An-automated-git-branching-strategy.html

IntelliJ IDEA 14.1 released  – decompiler with extended debugging facilities

Gherkin 3 development continues  – https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/cukes/YLKsqbBMBoI/DYhfFx8GBegJ

Serenity 1.0.47 released  better Cucumber integration – http://thucydides.info/docs/serenity-staging/

Discussion

Testing with Cucumber and comparison to Geb and Spock – [Cucumber is a collaboration tool – https://cukes.info/blog/2014/03/03/the-worlds-most-misunderstood-collaboration-tool]

Teaching TDD with CyberDojo – http://cyber-dojo.org

  1. What’s coverage good for? A. Killing mutants efficiently.

Events

No Fluff Just Stuff

Other

Claysnow Limited (Seb Rose’s company)

Liz Keogh’s blog

Growing Object-Oriented Software, Guided by Tests – book by Freeman/Pryce

Dunning-Kruger

Episode 26 – Mar 2015

Kito, Ian, and Daniel cover new releases from Oracle, PrimeFaces, RichFaces, Hibernate, Spring, Apache, and more. They also discuss AngularJS 2.0’s decision to use TypeScript, Microsoft dropping IE, and testing with Selenium and Geb.

Correction: PrimeFaces Sentinel Layout  + Theme pricing is $79 (basic) and $479 (extended); Theme only pricing is $49 / $249.

UI Tier

Oracle MAF 2.1

PrimeFaces Sentinel Premium Theme

PrimeFaces Elite 5.1.14 and 5.0.18 Released

AngularJS 2.0: Built on TypeScript

TypeScript Loves AngularJS

RichFaces 4.5.3 Released

FaceBook Open Sources React Framework  

Microsoft to discontinue IE

Persistence Tier

Hibernate Search 5.1 Released

Hibernate Search 5.1.1 Released

Hibernate JPQL Bug Fixes and Hibernate OGM 4.1.2

Apache Jena 2.13.0 release, with features Elephas and Fuseki2.

Apache Camel 2.15.0 released

Services (Middleware & Microservices) Tier

Spring Cloud 1.0

Spring Security 4.0.0 Released

Spring Security and Single-Page Applications with AngularJS

Spring Framework 4.1.6 released

Spring Security Kerberos 1.0.0.RC1 Released

Misc

Java SE 7U75 / 7U76 Now Available

Java SE 8u31 Now Available  

Java SE 8u40 Now Available

Oracle Java SE Embedded 8u33

metrics-clojure 2.5.0 is released

Discussion

Testing with Selenium WebDriver and Geb.

Events No Fluff Just Stuff

Episode 25 – Feb 2015

Episode 24 – Jan 2015

Kito, Ian, Daniel and Reza cover new Enterprise Java releases, including Jersey, RichFaces, AngularJS, TypeScript, JMS, Akka, Spring, Hibernate OGM, JSF, Scala and more. They also discuss Oracle’s new Alta UI project, as well as Adopt-a-JSR, JavaOne videos, and more.

UI Tier

Oracle Ulta UI

JSON-P 1.1 JSR

JSF 2.3 initial milestone

Jersey 2.5

RichFaces 4.5.2

AngularJS 1.3.9 Released

Planning AngularJS 1.4

TypeScript 1.4 Released

Persistence Tier

Infinispan 7.0.2

Hibernate OGM 4.1.1

Services Tier (Middleware & Microservices)

JMS 2 errata release

Java EE Security JSR

Java EE Management JSR

WebLogic Maven Repository

Akka 2.3.8 Maintenance Release

Spring Framework 4.1.4 & 4.0.9 & 3.2.13 released

Misc  

Apache Validator Released  

Maven 3.2.5 Released

Scala 2.11.5 Released  

Spring Boot 1.2.1 released

Spring Session 1.0.0.RELEASE

Spring IO Platform 1.1.1 released

Spring Batch and Spring Batch Admin Releases

Discussion

Adopt-a-JSR

JavaOne Videos for Free

What about the other Java EE 8 launched JSRs?

Events

No Fluff Just Stuff

Additional Notes:

JSON Web Token