Bernd

Bernd is working as an Architect for SAP AG in Walldorf. His main areas of working are Eclipse, OSGi and Modeling. Before he joined SAP, Bernd was working as an independent consultant in different domains from tooling for automotive embedded systems to enterprise Java applications.
Benrd is a regular speaker at various conferences and has written a number of articles in different magazines. In 2008 there has been a published a German book by dPunkt on OSGi which he have co-authored called "Die OSGi Service Platform.

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Episode 160: AspectJ and Spring AOP with Ramnivas Laddad

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Episode 160: AspectJ and Spring AOP with Ramnivas Laddad

This episode is a conversation with Ramnivas Laddad about aspect-oriented programming (AOP), Aspect J, and Spring AOP. We review the fundamental concepts of AOP, discuss AspectJ (an open source compiler that extends java with support for AOP), and cover the Spring Framework’s proxy-based AOP system. Laddad also gives his thoughts on the use cases for AOP and where we are in the technology adoption curve, and updates on the state of the AspectJ project itself.

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Episode 159: C++0X with Scott Meyers

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Episode 159: C++0X with Scott Meyers

This episode is a conversation with Scott Meyers about the upcoming C++0x standard. We talk a bit about the reasons for creating this new standard and then cover the most important new features, including upport for concurrency, implicitly-typed variables, move semantics, variadic templates, lambda functions, and uniform initialization syntax. We also looked at some new features in the standard library.

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Episode 158: Rich Hickey on Clojure

Filed in Episodes by on March 22, 2010 10 Comments
Episode 158: Rich Hickey on Clojure

This episode is a coversation with Rich Hickey about his programming language Clojure. Clojure is a Lisp dialect that runs on top of the JVM that comes with – among other things – persistent data structures and transactional memory, both very useful for writing concurrent applications.

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Episode 157: Hadoop with Philip Zeyliger

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Episode 157: Hadoop with Philip Zeyliger

Philip Zeyliger of Cloudera discusses the Hadoop project with Robert Blumen. The conversation covers the emergence of large data problems, the Hadoop file system, map-reduce, and a look under the hood at how it all works. The listener will also learn where and how Hadoop is being used to process large data sets.

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Episode 156: Kanban with David Anderson

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Episode 156: Kanban with David Anderson

This episode is part of our series on agile software development. We talk with David Anderson about Kanban, an agile software development method that is quite different from most of the other agile methods out there. We discuss the basic ideas behind Kanban, the differences between Kanban and Scrum and when and why projects can benefit from using Kanban. This episode is done in cooperation with the German magazine ObjektSpektrum (thanks for sharing this interview with us).

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