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Due to some heavy vacationing and a special project situation, this article covers my lessons-learned for both July and August 2015.

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Here's what I've learned in June 2015:

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Today I encountered a strance error opening both Java Mission Control and VisualVM: “Could not open PerfMemory” and “Local Java applications cannot be monitored”:

 

 

 

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Last week, I gave a Java 8 course for some colleagues. All the explanations, examples and code samples of that course are available at Github. Feel free to use this material for learning or giving a course of your own. Please give feedback if you find any errors or I forgot a topic. Here are the contents of the course:

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The other day I listened to episode 17 of the Full Stack Radio, which was about conferences and how to get the most out of them. Apparently, a lot of speakers over-think their subject and talk about it on a meta-level. They talk about code instead of showing it.

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