WE DID IT! DataStax Astra isĀ GA

Yesterday we finally went full GA (Generally Available) with DataStax Astra. For the quick TLDR think of it as Apache Cassandra that you can spin up as a service and use in about a minute. I, as I wrote about some months ago, joined the engineering team to help build out the system! I quickly got to reconnoitering the role and working toward build out of features, which now are available to you!

Do Java Code Streams Exist?

Recently while doing some coding on Twitch I was posed a question, “Are there any people streaming Java?”

It’s an interesting question, as I’ve seen a lot of people streaming a lot of langauges. The bulk of streamers seem to be streaming JavaScript and the related frameworks and tools like React, Node.js, Vue.js, and others. I’ve also seen a lot of people using Python, and a few doing things like Rust, C++, and a few others but barely anybody using Java.

Glassfish, Java, JSF and Explorations of IntelliJ IDEA 13

I recently dove into working with some tooling at Jetbrains. The first thing I needed to take a dive into … More