Liberty and secure Java EE apps

Give me liberty and secure Java EE applications or give me death!

That's not quite what Patrick Henry had in mind when he concluded his famous speech with: Give me liberty or give me death! The cloud has brought us endless freedom and flexibility to create apps and services. It’s enabled global reach and access by anyone, anywhere, and at any time. So, how can you...  Continue reading Give me liberty and secure Java EE applications or give me death!

The top five reasons you should be using JUnit 5 right now!

Sure, you like JUnit. (I mean, who doesn't?) And you've probably heard that JUnit 5 is coming out. But... you're just not convinced that it's worth the time to look at it. I mean, not just yet. You're waiting for it to be released, right? Well, I say wait no more, and in this post, I'll...  Continue reading The top five reasons you should be using JUnit 5 right now!

Lessons learned at JavaOne 2016 in San Francisco!

I was delighted when in August my manager got approval for me to attend JavaOne. It had been some time since I'd been to this important conference, and I looked forward to connecting with people I hadn't seen in years, immersing myself in sessions, perusing the exhibition floor, and just hanging out. Unfortunately, things went...  Continue reading Lessons learned at JavaOne 2016 in San Francisco!