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A Re-Evaluation of My Spinal Cord Injury

Recently I had to go back at Craig Hospital for a re-evaluation of my spinal cord injury and the news turned out to be pretty good. Last spring when the accident occurred, I really had no real idea what I was in for with regard to experiencing a spinal cord injury and the very long recovery to follow. Show More Summary

Java EE 7/Bean Validation Adoption at Harvard University

One of the most important things to do at this stage of the life-cycle of Java EE is highlight successful adoption stories. We have been doing just that for a long time through our adoption stories blog as well as JavaOne. JavaOne 2014 was particularly good in this regard and JavaOne 2015 looks to be even better. Show More Summary

Q1 2015 Open Source Support Briefing for uPortal

On Wednesday April 15, 2015 at 10:00AM PDT (1:00PM EDT) the Unicon Open Source Support (OSS) team held the Open Source Support briefing for uPortal summarizing OSS activities for Q1 of 2015.

Paris Marathon 2015 – Electric and Runtastic

It took me ten years to run first international marathon. But so glad I choose Paris Marathon as the inaugural run. The experience was electric, really amazing, and runtastic. There are several common trends observed after running San Francisco, Sacramento, Napa Valley, and Big Sur marathons over the past years. Show More Summary

A Preview of Java EE @ GIDS 2015

The Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS) 2015 will be held on April 21-24 in Bangalore, with a follow-on GIDS.Mini to be held on April 25 in Hyderabad. GIDS is very easily the largest and most significant developer event in South Asia. Show More Summary

Minecraft Modding with Forge – Print and Ebook Now Available

Would you like to learn Minecraft Modding in a family-friendly way? Don’t have any previous programming experience? Never programmed in Java? This new O’Reilly book on Minecraft Modding with Forge is targeted at parents and kids who would like to learn how to create new Minecraft mods. Show More Summary

Minecraft Modding with Forge Webinar Replay

Replay of Create Minecraft Mods In Less Than an Hour with Forge webinar by O’Reilly is now available. You’ll learn how to do Minecraft Modding using Forge: Enjoy! And if you are looking for a family-friendly guide to Minecraft Modding,...Show More Summary

Instantly Expose Any Custom App Logic via REST API

With Server Code, you can instantly expose any custom app logic in Javascript via REST API. — (@apperyio) April 10, 2015

Salt Lake Software Symposium - Jun 5 - 6, 2015

No Fluff Just Stuff is pleased to announce the Salt Lake Software Symposium, Jun 5 - 6, 2015. Catch these Featured Sessions

Four Questions to Ask before Hiring an App Development Company

Like any business project, when you’re in the market for a mobile app development company, it pays to ask some important questions beforehand. Do they have the right tools and experience to meet your needs? Will their process work with...Show More Summary

Learning Opportunities for All

If you are not on my Pragmatic Manager email list, you might not know about these opportunities to explore several topics with me this month: An Estimation hangout with Marcus Blankenship this Friday, April 10, 2:30pm EDT. If you have questions, please email me or Marcus. Show More Summary

Reactive Postgres with Play Framework & ScalikeJDBC

Lately I’ve built a few apps that have relational data. Instead of trying to shoehorn that data into a NoSQL model I decided to use the awesome Heroku Postgres service but I didn’t want to lose out on the Reactiveness that most of the NoSQL data stores support. Show More Summary

MVC 1.0 (JSR 371) Early Draft Review period has started!

MVC 1.0 (JSR 371) formally known as the 'Model-View-Controller Specification' has just entered the Early Draft Review period. This is significant because it is the first Java EE 8 specification to enter this phase. Kudos to the JSR 371...Show More Summary

Twitter Player Card for Blubrry PowerPress WordPress Plugin

Dear Reader, For the past 10 years I have been a podcaster. In that time I’ve used a lot of tools to present my podcast. None of them are better than WordPress and PowerPress. The one thing that PowerPress is lacking is the ability to create a Twitter Player Card for my content. Show More Summary

Do You Have Questions About Estimation?

I am doing a google hangout with Marcus Blankenship on April 10. We’ll be talking about estimation and my new book, Predicting the Unpredictable: Pragmatic Approaches to Estimating Cost or Schedule. The book is about ways you can estimate and explain your estimates to the people who want to know. Show More Summary

My new adventure…is my old adventure…sort of

Dear Reader, I have spent the last 14 months of my career at Pantheon. They are good people with a great product. However, when new or old opportunities present themselves, you have to give them a look. One such opportunity presented itself about a month and a half ago. Show More Summary

Lone Star Software Symposium: Dallas - May 29 - 31, 2015

No Fluff Just Stuff is pleased to announce the Lone Star Software Symposium: Dallas, May 29 - 31, 2015. Catch these Featured Sessions

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