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Episode 145: Spring in 2009 with Eberhard Wolff

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Episode 145: Spring in 2009 with Eberhard Wolff

In this episode we discuss the current state of the spring framework. We talk about core features (dependency injection, AOP) but also about the spring universe, i.e. some of the more specific frameworks such as Spring Batch.

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Episode 144: The Maxine Research Virtual Machine with Doug Simon

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Episode 144: The Maxine Research Virtual Machine with Doug Simon

In this episode we talk with Doug Simon from Sun Microsystems Laboratories about the Maxine Research VM, a so-called meta-circular virtual machine. Maxine is a JVM that is written itself in Java, but aims at taking JVM development to the next level while using highly integrated Java IDEs as development environments and running and debugging the VM itself directly from the Inspector, an IDE-like tool specialized for the Maxine VM. During the episode we talk about the basic ideas behind Maxine, what exactly “meta-circular” means and what makes it interesting and promising to build a Java VM in Java. We talk about the relationship to Sun’s current production JVM (HotSpot) and about ideas and directions for the future of Maxine.

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Episode 124: OpenJDK with Dalibor Topic

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Episode 124: OpenJDK with Dalibor Topic

In this episode we look at SUN’s open source strategy for the OpenJDK. We discuss challenges in creating such a big open source project, and ways to keep it focused and organized. We discuss what it means for the Java runtime to be adopted as the technological foundation for other programming languages.

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Episode 38: Interview James Noble

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Episode 38: Interview James Noble

Designers, programmers, engineers, we must all return to programming!

Very few programmers tend to see their (sometimes rather general) difficulties as the core of the subject and as a result there is a widely held consensus as to what programming is really about. If these notes prove to be a source of recognition or to give you the appreciation that we have simply written down what you already know about the programmer’s trade, some of our goals will have been reached.

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