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JavaOne 2015

Thursday evening, hours after the last session of the conference, it is time to look back and reflect. Twenty years of Java certainly has been an interesting ride and in those years I probably visited about half of all the

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All About Amdatu

For the last five years, several people from Thales, GX Software, Luminis and various other developers have been working on an open source project called Amdatu. The vision behind Amdatu is that software should be built out of re-usable modules.

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Reiza Simracing Bonanza!

If you’re not a hardcore simracer, you probably have never heard of Reiza Studios. They are a development team consisting of hardcore simracing enthusiasts around the world that have developed highly polished titles like Game Stock Car Extreme and Formula

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rFactor: Full Steam Ahead!

When Image Space Incorporated (ISI) contacted me to ask me to bring rFactor to Steam a few months ago, I did not have to think long about the opportunity and kindly accepted the challenge. Almost 10 years ago, the first

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Semantic Versioning and Continuous Integration

About a year ago, at the Bndtools Hackathon, we implemented support for semantic versioning. In a previous article I already explained the basics of how this works, but during that year, I’ve learned a thing or two that I want

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Apache ACE 2.0.1 released!

Earlier today, Apache ACE version 2.0.1 was released and can be downloaded from a nearby mirror. This is the second top-level release we made, and it contains many new features and improvements. The most important and interesting ones are presented

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Hardware Review: GT Omega Racing – Triple Monitor Stand v3

Like many simracers I started out years ago with a wheel and pedals mounted to a desk. In my case that was the Thrustmaster T2, a non-force feedback wheel with a sequential shifter mounted directly to the right of the

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EclipseCon and OSGi DevCon 2013

For years now, EclipseCon and the OSGi DevCon have joined forces in North America to stage a conference that covers modular applications in the broadest sense of the word. Traditionally, the conference was held in Santa Clara, but starting last

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