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    Conferences and Events 2023

    Thursday, December 28, 2023 - 02:56 by Ivar Grimstad
    2023 was a good conference year! I spoke at more than thirty conferences and meetups across four continents. In addition to the more traditional developer conferences, I visited a lot of Java User Groups this year. This is something I will continue to do next year. I already have a...

    Hashtag Jakarta EE #208

    Sunday, December 24, 2023 - 05:59 by Ivar Grimstad
    Welcome to issue number two hundred and eight of Hashtag Jakarta EE! I don’t expect many readers on Christmas Eve, so I will keep this one very short. One of the last activities before the Holidays was to release a Milestone 1 release of Jakarta EE 11. You can find the...

    Hashtag Jakarta EE #207

    Sunday, December 17, 2023 - 05:59 by Ivar Grimstad
    Welcome to issue number two hundred and seven of Hashtag Jakarta EE! A new thing we are doing with Jakarta EE 11 is to release milestones as we develop the specifications. This is to make the APIs available for implementers at an earlier stage than previously. The planned milestones for Jakarta...

    Hashtag Jakarta EE #206

    Sunday, December 10, 2023 - 05:59 by Ivar Grimstad
    Welcome to issue number two hundred and six of Hashtag Jakarta EE! As you may have noticed, I was in Canada this week. On Tuesday, we hosted the Studio Jakarta EE of JakartaOne Livestream at Tanja’s house in Ottawa. Then I spoke at the Ottawa JUG on Wednesday before going to...

    Toronto JUG

    Friday, December 8, 2023 - 08:51 by Ivar Grimstad
    Yesterday I spoke at the Toronto JUG with an audience of around 30 interested JUG members. This was the last stop on my mini-tour of Canada, and I did the From Spring Boot 2 to Spring Boot 3 with Java 21 and Jakarta EE presentation here as well. Many thanks...

    Ottawa JUG

    Thursday, December 7, 2023 - 16:45 by Ivar Grimstad
    It was a pleasure to be able to speak at the Ottawa JUG yesterday. This was their third meetup since they did a reboot of the group after the pandemic. IBM Canada hosted us at their offices in Ottawa, as well as provided catering in the form of pizzas, salads...

    JakartaOne Livestream 2023

    Wednesday, December 6, 2023 - 14:48 by Ivar Grimstad
    JakartaOne Livestream 2023 was the fifth edition of the conference. The setup of Studio Jakarta EE has improved year-for-year, and now closely resembles a professional TV studio. After the seemingly unavoidable network issues at the beginning, everything worked flawlessly. It is so much fun getting together for a production like...

    Hashtag Jakarta EE #205

    Sunday, December 3, 2023 - 05:59 by Ivar Grimstad
    Welcome to issue number two hundred and five of Hashtag Jakarta EE! Right now, I’m on my way to Canada for JakartaOne Livestream 2023. In addition, I will also speak at the Ottawa Java User Group and the Toronto Java User Group. It’s kind of a small Canadian tour to end...

    Hashtag Jakarta EE #204

    Sunday, November 26, 2023 - 05:59 by Ivar Grimstad
    Welcome to issue number two hundred and four of Hashtag Jakarta EE! Last week I spoke at Javaforum Malmö and JCON WORLD ONLINE 2023. It was amazing to see so many people showing up at Javaforum Malmö (the Malmö Java User Group) as it was our first event in two years...

    JCON WORLD ONLINE 2023

    Friday, November 24, 2023 - 04:48 by Ivar Grimstad
    Kin of out of the blue, I was invited to speak at JCON WORLD ONLINE 2023. And not only a regular talk but the keynote of the EclipseStore Summit on the last day of the conference. It was kind of a last-minute thing and I didn’t have time to create...