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Duke's Corner

Duke’s Corner is a forum for conversations with Java developers. Tune in to connect with the community and learn how developers are innovating with Java. Host: Jim Grisanzio, Oracle Java Developer Relations @jimgris

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Mohammed Aboullaite: With Java it was Love at First Sight
Jim Grisanzio from Java Developer Relations talks with Mohammed Aboullaite, a Java developer from Morocco who is now based on Stockholm, Sweden. The conversation covers how Mohammed first fell in love with Java in college, and he's been contributing to the community ever since. Mohammed says it's "mind blowing" what happens when you get a bunch of  Java developers in the same room because they are so passionate about the technology and the capabilities that it offers. Even after all these years, Java developers are still pushing the limits and innovating. So, get involved! Mohammed on Twitter https://twitter.com/laytoun Jim on Twitter https://twitter.com/jimgris  
32:36 4/3/24
Marit van Dijk: The Java Community is Awesome!
Jim Grisanzio from Java Developer Relations talks with Marit van Dijk, a Java Champion and Developer Advocate at JetBrains based in The Netherlands. The conversation covers all things Java — the growing community, the latest features to enable developer productivity, contributing to Open Source, advice for students, and Marit's unique background in Social Science Informatics that combines computer science and social science. Marit on Twitter https://twitter.com/MaritvanDijk77 Marit on the Web https://maritvandijk.com/ Jim on Twitter https://twitter.com/jimgris
44:22 3/15/24
Jonathan Vila: Everything Changed!
Jim Grisanzio from Java Developer Relations talks with Jonathan Vila, a Java engineer and Java Champion based in Barcelona, Spain. The conversation covers Jonathan's long career in software development, his love/hate relationship with various languages, his passion for Java, the benefits of contributing to Open Source, and why he loves the Java community. After Jonathan's first experience with the local Java User Group in Barcelona, Jonathan said that everything changed in his professional life completely. He was a coder who loved technology before Java, but after experiencing Java and the Java community he developed an entirely new appreciation for community and moved his career to a new level. His story is an inspiration for everyone!  Jonathan on Twitter https://twitter.com/vilojona Jim on Twitter https://twitter.com/jimgris
29:44 2/28/24
Dervis Mansuroglu: Dreaming Big with Java!
Jim Grisanzio from Java Developer Relations talks with Dervis Mansuroglu, a Java engineer and Java Champion based in Oslo, Norway. The conversation covers coding for massively scalable systems, managing engineering teams, running the JavaBin User Group and the JavaZone conference, building the House of Technology, and listening to Pink Floyd while writing your thesis. Dervis is passionate about Java technology and building the Java community. Oh, and try the Pink Floyd bit. It works!  Dervis on Twitter https://twitter.com/dervismn Jim on Twitter https://twitter.com/jimgris
46:11 2/13/24
Mary Grygleski: Community is Innate!
Jim Grisanzio from Java Developer Relations talks with Mary Grygleski, a Java developer and Java Champion based in Chicago. The conversation covers Java's longevity, building the Java community, running the Chicago Java User Group, and the constant need to keep learning. Mary embraces the concept of always becoming a beginner whenever there is a need to learn something new. During the interview Mary and Jim also discovered a common background they have with Sun Microsystems and Solaris!  Mary on Twitter https://twitter.com/mgrygles Jim on Twitter https://twitter.com/jimgris
36:41 1/30/24
Jeanne Boyarsky on Java, Learning, and Contributing
Jim Grisanzio from Java Developer Relations talks with Jeanne Boyarsky, a Java developer and Java Champion based in New York City. The conversation covers the evolution of Java, some of the core features of the language and platform, contributing to the Open Source community, and how developers learn and keep up with the technology. Jeanne knew she wanted to do something with computers when she first visited the computer museum  — at age five! Check out her story right here. She'll inspire you to focus and learn what you love. Jeanne on Twitter: @jeanneboyarsky Jim on Twitter: @jimgris 
32:51 1/17/24
Sharat Chander: Tis the season of thanks!
Jim Grisanzio from Java Developer Relations talks with Sharat Chander, Sr. Director, Java Product Management & Community Engagement, about the Java community. The conversation explores Shar's beautiful summary of his experiences with the Java community in 2023 that he published on Inside Java: https://inside.java/2023/12/21/seasons-thanks/ Shar on Twitter: @Sharat_Chander Jim on Twitter: @jimgris
14:15 12/30/23
Stéphane Nicoll on Contributing to and Growing Communities
Jim Grisanzio from Java Developer Relations talks with Stéphane Nicoll, a software engineer based in Belgium working on the Spring team. Stéphane talks about his experience becoming a Java developer, his observations seeing Java evolve and improve, and the importance of contributing to Java and Open Source generally. He's keen on building community by directly engaging engineers at events as well as mentoring contributors through the development process for issue reports and code changes. He said that "building our community is super important for us" as he outlined the process that he and his team uses to welcome new developers. That says it all. Get Stéphane on Twitter @snicoll and get Jim on Twitter @jimgris
33:30 11/22/23
Sam Brannen: Hard Core Software Developer
Jim Grisanzio from Java Developer Relations talks with Sam Brannen, a Java engineer from Switzerland who loves math and puzzles and solving complex problems in code. He's passionate about his craft and he loves diving deep into the details. He works on the Spring Framework and JUnit 5. Get him on Twitter @sam_brannen and get Jim on Twitter @jimgris.
22:18 9/29/23
Josiah Davisson: Learning Java in High School
Jim Grisanzio from Java Developer Relations talks with Josiah Davisson, a teacher from A-TECH (Advanced Technologies Academy) in Las Vegas, Nevada, about his experiences teaching Java to high school students. Josiah is passionate about learning technology himself and also teaching Java to his students so they are fully empowered to enter the software industry directly or go on to seek further computer science education in college. If you'd like to contact Josiah, ping him at Davisjm4@nv.ccsd.net. You can find Jim @jimgris on Twitter  or at jim.grisanzio@oracle.com
39:47 8/28/23
Sirisha Pratha: Java is my Superpower!
Jim Grisanzio from Java Developer Relations talks with Sirisha Pratha, a Java developer from the Pittsburgh Java User Group, about software development, the benefits of using Java, the dynamics of the Java community, and contributing to Open Source projects. Find Sirisha on Twitter @sirishapratha and Jim @jimgris on Twitter as well.
31:12 7/6/23
Professor Isidro: Software is about People!
Jim Grisanzio from Java Developer Relations talks with Francisco Isidro from the Federal University of ABC in Sao Paulo, Brazil about teach Java to computer science students. You can find Professor Isidro on Twitter @prof_isidro. You can find Jim @jimgris on Twitter.
54:52 5/18/23
Rafael Winterhalter on Moving from Economics to Software and the Benefits of Java
In this conversation Oracle's Jim Grisanzio talks with Rafael Winterhalter about his experiences moving from economics to software development and the benefits of using Java technology. The conversation also covers advice for students and value of interacting with the Java community. Rafael is a software consultant in Oslo, Norway, he's a Java Champion, and he's a Duke's Award winner. You can find Rafael on Twitter @rafaelcodes. You can find Jim at @jimgris on Twitter.
31:39 4/12/23
Holly Cummins in the Engine Room of Java
In this conversation Oracle's Jim Grisanzio talks with Holly Cummins about her passion for being "in the engine room of Java" in that she's trying to build tools and frameworks to reduce complexity for developers and increasing their productivity. The conversation also touches on the Java community, Open Source, and various software development practices. Holly is a Sr. Principle Software Engineer at Red Hat in the UK. You can find her on Twitter @holly_cummins. You can find Jim at @jimgris on Twitter.
31:06 4/2/23
Neha Sardana and her "aha" Moments with Java
In this conversation Oracle's Jim Grisanzio talks with Neha Sardana about her "aha" moment when she first came across Java and transitioned to software from mechanical engineering. Java changed her life and led to interesting new experiences with the Java community around the world. Neha is a senior engineer in the financial services industry and contributes the Garden State JUG and NY Java Sig. You can find her on Twitter @nehasardana09. You can find Jim at @jimgris on Twitter. 
30:09 3/17/23
Grace Jansen on her Passion for Java and Developer Diversity
In this conversation Oracle's Jim Grisanzio talks with Grace Jansen about her passion for science, problem solving, Java, and getting more women into technology around the world. Grace is a Java Champion and developer advocate at IBM. You can find her on Twitter @gracejansen27. You can find Jim at @jimgris on Twitter.  
28:56 3/6/23
Monica Beckwith on her passion for the JVM
In this conversation Oracle's Jim Grisanzio talks with Monica Beckwith about her love for the JVM, the importance of STEM education for women, and her experiences with the Java community around the world. Monica is a Java Champion and she's a Java performance architect at Microsoft. She's also worked at AMD and Sun Microsystems. You can find her on Twitter @mon_beck. You can find Jim at @jimgris on Twitter. 
31:39 2/22/23
Kaya Weers at JavaOne Las Vegas on Remote Pair Programming
In this conversation Oracle's Jim Grisanzio talks with Java developer Kaya Weers at JavaOne Las Vegas 2022 on remote pair programming from the IDE. Kaya also talked about her experiences at JavaOne and as a speaker at community events around the world this year. Kaya Weers, Java Developer https://twitter.com/KayaWeers Jim Grisanzio, Java Developer Relations https://twitter.com/jimgris
13:01 12/15/22
Brian Vermeer at JavaOne on Keeping the Community Thriving
In this conversation Oracle's Jim Grisanzio talks with Java Champion Brian Vermeer at JavaOne Las Vegas 2022 about the thriving Java community in The Netherlands, how to keep the Java community growing globally, and his thoughts on becoming a developer. Brian Vermeer, Java Championhttps://twitter.com/BrianVerm Jim Grisanzio, Java Developer Relationshttps://twitter.com/jimgris Images from JavaOne Las Vegas 2022https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjAdP6P Podcast Videohttps://youtu.be/Jlk6Dq9dB2c Dev Javahttps://dev.java/ Inside Javahttps://inside.java/  
10:22 12/8/22
Miro Wengner at JavaOne on OpenJDK and the Java Community
In this conversation Oracle's Jim Grisanzio talks with Miro Wengner at JavaOne Las Vegas 2022 about his experiences with Java the technology, and why he loves Java the community. Miro serves on the JCP Executive Committee, he's a Java Champion, and he's a contributor to OpenJDK. He's also a friend I met back on the OpenSolaris project at Sun in 2008! Miro Wengner, Java Championhttps://twitter.com/miragemiko Jim Grisanzio, Java Developer Relationshttps://twitter.com/jimgris Images from JavaOne Las Vegas 2022https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjAdP6P Podcast Videohttps://youtu.be/FT4qpZRH2xU Dev Javahttps://dev.java/ Inside Javahttps://inside.java/
12:30 12/2/22
Rodrigo Graciano and his first Experience at JavaOne
In this conversation Oracle's Jim Grisanzio talks with Java developer Rodrigo Graciano at JavaOne Las Vegas in October 2022. Rodrigo talks about his first experience at JavaOne, building the Java community in New York, and also why he became a Java Developer. Rodrigo Gracianohttps://twitter.com/rodrigograciano Jim Grisanzio, Java Developer Relationshttps://twitter.com/jimgris Podcast Videohttps://youtu.be/SaJ2Lk7euPQ Dev Javahttps://dev.java/ Inside Javahttps://inside.java/  
08:34 11/22/22
Mala Gupta at JavaOne Las Vegas on Developer Superheros
In this conversation Oracle's Jim Grisanzio talks with engineer and Java Champion Mala Gupta at JavaOne Las Vegas in October 2022. In her session at the conference Mala used stories and fables as a way to help developers learn the new language features in Java 19. Mala talks passionately about how developers have superpowers since they create innovative technologies that are used all over the world. Mala Gupta, Java Championhttps://twitter.com/eMalaGupta Jim Grisanzio, Java Developer Relationshttps://twitter.com/jimgris Podcast Videohttps://youtu.be/GBBoeoiMUFQ Dev Javahttps://dev.java/ Inside Javahttps://inside.java/    
07:41 11/16/22
Richard Fichtner at JavaOne Las Vegas on Building the Java Community
In this conversation Oracle's Jim Grisanzio talks with Java developer Richard Fichtner at JavaOne Las Vegas 2022 about building the Java community and what Richard loves about Java. Richard Fichtner, CEO, XDEV Softwarehttps://twitter.com/RichardFichtner Jim Grisanzio, Duke's Corner Podcast Hosthttps://twitter.com/jimgris Podcast Videohttps://youtu.be/Icf8AbfMAVw Dev Javahttps://dev.java/ Inside Javahttps://inside.java/    
05:25 11/11/22
Chris Bensen with a Massive Raspberry Pi Cluster
In this conversation Oracle's Jim Grisanzio talks with Oracle engineer Chris Bensen about the massive Raspberry Pi cluster he was showing at JavaOne & Oracle CloudWorld in Las Vegas. The cluster was connected to Oracle Cloud and ran a variety of technologies, such as Java, Linux, Database, and more. Chris Bensen, Oracle Developer Relationshttps://twitter.com/chrisbensen Jim Grisanzio, Duke's Corner Podcast Hosthttps://twitter.com/jimgris Podcast Videohttps://youtu.be/gNkSQIJfxjw Dev Javahttps://dev.java/ Inside Javahttps://inside.java/    
15:59 11/7/22
Bruno Souza Live at JavaOne Las Vegas 2022
In this conversation Oracle's Jim Grisanzio talks with Bruno Souza about his Lifetime Achievement Award for 25 years of building the Java community in Brazil and around the world. The award was presented during the keynote at JavaOne Las Vegas 2022. Bruno Souza, Brazilian JavaManhttps://twitter.com/brjavaman Jim Grisanzio, Duke's Corner Podcast Hosthttps://twitter.com/jimgris Podcast Videohttps://youtu.be/3XDgaxx6iu0 Award Presentation at JavaOnehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g59PMSk1oAE&t=2534s Dev Javahttps://dev.java/ Inside Javahttps://inside.java/    
08:42 10/26/22
Matt Raible on Micro Frontends for Java Developers
JavaOne 2022 Speaker Preview In this conversation Oracle's Jim Grisanzio talks with JavaOne 2022 speaker Matt Raible from Colorado. Matt is a Java Champion, a Duke's Choice Award winner, and Open Source developer, and a developer advocate. He previews his session at JavaOne on Micro Frontends for Java Developers. The conversation also gets into the Java community, how Matt got into development, and his contributions to the Open Source community.  JavaOne 2022 October 17-20 in Las Vegas JavaOne 2022: Registration and Sessions JavaOne 2022: News Updates at Inside Java Matt Raible, Java Champion, Open Source Developer at OktaDev @mraible Java Development and Community OpenJDK Inside Java Dev.Java @java on Twitter Java on YouTube Duke's Corner Podcast Host Jim Grisanzio, Oracle Java Developer Relations, @jimgris
24:09 10/3/22
Josh Long on Fast, Scalable, Cloud Native Services in Java
JavaOne 2022 Speaker Preview In this conversation Oracle's Jim Grisanzio talks with JavaOne 2022 speaker Josh Long from San Francisco. Josh is a Java Champion and a Spring Developer Advocate. In this conversation he previews upcoming session on Kubernetes Native Java. He also talks about his experiences becoming a developer and working with the Java community around the world.   JavaOne 2022 October 17-20 in Las Vegas JavaOne 2022: Registration and Sessions JavaOne 2022: News Updates at Inside Java Josh Long, Java Champion & Spring Developer Advocate @starbuxman Java Development and Community OpenJDK Inside Java Dev.Java @java on Twitter Java on YouTube Duke's Corner Podcast Host Jim Grisanzio, Oracle Java Developer Relations, @jimgris
19:36 9/21/22
Building Cloud Native Applications with Rustam Mehmandarov
JavaOne 2022 Speaker Preview In this conversation Oracle's Jim Grisanzio talks with JavaOne 2022 speaker Rustam Mehmandarov from Oslo, Norway. Rustam is a Java Champion and also Chief Engineer at Computas AS in Oslo. In this conversation he previews his three upcoming sessions at JavaOne, which explore building cloud native apps in Java. The discussion also covers Rustam's experiences in the Java community and at various conferences around the world.   JavaOne 2022 October 17-20 in Las Vegas JavaOne 2022: Registration and Sessions JavaOne 2022: News Updates at Inside Java Rustam Mehmandarov, Java Champion, Chief Engineer at Computas AS @rmehmandarov Java Development and Community OpenJDK Inside Java Dev.Java @java on Twitter Java on YouTube Duke's Corner Podcast Host Jim Grisanzio, Oracle Java Developer Relations, @jimgris
24:35 9/13/22
Sander Mak on Streamlining Large-Scale Java Development
JavaOne 2022 Speaker Preview In this conversation Oracle's Jim Grisanzio talks with JavaOne 2022 speaker Sander Mak from The Netherlands. Sander is a Java Champion, an author, and an engineer at Picnic. In this conversation he previews his upcoming session at JavaOne — Streamlining Large-Scale Java Development Using Error Prone. He also talks about the Java community and his experiences becoming a developer.  JavaOne 2022 October 17-20 in Las Vegas JavaOne 2022: Registration and Sessions JavaOne 2022: News Updates at Inside Java Sander Mak, Java Champion, Author, Developer at Picnic  @sander_mak Java Development and Community OpenJDK Inside Java Dev.Java @java on Twitter Java on YouTube Duke's Corner Podcast Host Jim Grisanzio, Oracle Java Developer Relations, @jimgris
18:01 9/6/22
Emily Jiang Rethinks Microservices and Builds Cloud Native Apps
JavaOne 2022 Speaker Preview In this conversation Oracle's Jim Grisanzio talks with Java developer and JavaOne 2022 speaker Emily Jiang from the UK. Emily is a Java Champion and Developer Advocate. She's doing three sessions at JavaOne in October on microservices and cloud native development and she previews them in this discussion. She also talks about her experiences with the Java community and JavaOne.  JavaOne 2022 from October 17-20 in Las Vegas JavaOne 2022: Registration and Sessions JavaOne 2022 Updates at Inside Java Emily Jiang, Developer Advocate, IBM  @emilyfhjiang Java Development and Community OpenJDK Inside Java Dev.Java @java on Twitter Java on YouTube Duke's Corner Podcast Host Jim Grisanzio, Oracle Java Developer Relations, @jimgris
21:43 9/1/22

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