A visit to London was long overdue - so we headed for 72 hours of sightseeing, tourist attractions and to stuff our faces full of food!
Many websites / internet services are now offering their content in local languages - but the way this internationalization is implemented can cause frustration and annoyance to those whose only language is English.
Java EE 7 includes many new features - one of which is JSR-352, which brings Batch Applications to the Java platform. Here I define a ludicrously simple batch job and execute it on the Glassfish 4 nightly build.
Google's App Engine now provides Endpoints, which offer a simple way to create RESTful services for clients. Here a simple Endpoint is created using the Java API, Maven and Intellij.
The WebSphere Liberty Profile is built for developers - here I take the beta of the Next profile for a spin - using Intellij on the iMac, a new set-up for me.