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Alex Blewitt
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Eclipse and OSGi guru, Mac fanatic and occasional fair weather pilot. Please note my Google+ profile is inactive; you should follow me on Twitter at @alblue instead of this feed. You can also read my blog at http://alblue.bandlem.com
Eclipse and OSGi guru, Mac fanatic and occasional fair weather pilot. Please note my Google+ profile is inactive; you should follow me on Twitter at @alblue instead of this feed. You can also read my blog at http://alblue.bandlem.com

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I've finally uploaded an audio dub of my presentation that I gave last month at JavaOne. If you've ever wanted to know about HotSpot's internals, you might want to look at this:

http://alblue.bandlem.com/2016/09/javaone-hotspot.html

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The next Docklands.LJC session, on Graal/Truffle and Clojure/Neo4J has been scheduled: https://docklandsljc.uk/2016/04/truffle-graal-clojure-neo4j.html

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Really looking forward to hosting the Modern Native Languages track at the tenth QConLondon on Wednesday

https://qconlondon.com/track/modern-native-languages

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My presentation at Gotober 2015 https://speakerdeck.com/alblue/swift-2-under-the-hood-gotober-2015 was slightly knocked back when Apple went and open-sourced Swift only hours later ... http://www.infoq.com/news/2015/12/open-source-swift

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Swift has been open-sourced at last, and is now available on Linux! I'll be writing an update to my Swift Essentials book (http://swiftessentials.org) very soon. http://www.infoq.com/news/2015/12/open-source-swift

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Looking forward to Tuesday's "Ghosts of Java Past, Present and Future" talk for the Christmas edition of the Docklands.LJC http://docklandsljc.uk/2015/12/ghosts-of-java-past.html

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I gave a presentation at Eclipse Night London earlier this week on how to write bad Eclipse plug-ins. I re-recorded an audio dub of the slides on Vimeo, and uploaded the presentation to SpeakerDeck available from http://alblue.bandlem.com/2015/09/eclipse-night-london.html

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Next month's Docklands.LJC is on Aeron: next generation high-performance messaging by Martin Thompson. Information about this talk, and the videos from previous events, is available at the Docklands.LJC site:

http://docklandsljc.uk
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