Brighton Java – Continuous Deployment

  Last Wednesday we had Brighton Java’s March event. It was another good turn-out, with about 35 people turning up to hear Jose Baena talk about his experience of continuous delivery. Hearing about other people’s experiences with introducing a technology is incredibly valuable. The talk was followed by a discussion, chaired by James Stanier. We’ve not often used… Continue reading Brighton Java – Continuous Deployment

Brighton Java – Agile Testing and Spring

We had a packed session at Brighton Java last Wednesday, with Kim Knup from Crunch starting by discussing Agile Testing. The testing community is absolutely incredible and they’ve done so much to define their role within software development, moving it away from the unsophisticated idea of simply catching bugs. The second talk was Luke Whiting on Micro… Continue reading Brighton Java – Agile Testing and Spring

2015 – Brighton Java

Weblogs are generally quietest when there are a lot of things going on in the writer’s life. I have notes on several posts but haven’t finished any yet. I’ve been researching a lot of topics such as RabbitMQ and Docker, thinking about microservices and handed in my notice at Crunch. There’s certainly a lot to talk… Continue reading 2015 – Brighton Java

Speaking at Brighton Java on January 7th

I’m speaking at the next Brighton Java event on January 7th about ‘microservices for monoliths’. I’ve not started writing the talk yet but, as it’s three weeks away, I need to get started soon. I work on a monolithic piece of software. Moving to a microservice architecture is some way off but, even now, there are incredibly useful insights… Continue reading Speaking at Brighton Java on January 7th

Brighton Java: 2014 to 2015

Brighton Java has settled into its traditional Christmas break. And it’s great that we’re established enough to have a tradition! When we started in 2012 it was difficult to get going but this year things have taken off. We have 260 people in the group and our last session was full with very little promotion.… Continue reading Brighton Java: 2014 to 2015