First8 is gespecialiseerd in het pragmatisch ontwikkelen van bedrijfskritische Java toepassingen waarbij integratie van systemen, hoge eisen aan beveiliging en veel transacties een belangrijke rol spelen. Op deze pagina vindt je onze blogs. Op vind je ons nieuws, de agenda, vacatures en meer.

JavaOne 2014 – Day 1 – Keynote

JavaOne 2014 keynote The title “Create the future” aims at involving kids already as the next generation of Java developers. A group of kids was invited to the stage to show the fan made with lego in a devoxx4kids session.    The Keynote started with pumping house music with rap-texts like “Java is everywhere” and “In the internet of everything, Java … Lees verder JavaOne 2014 – Day 1 – Keynote

JavaOne 2014 – Day 1 – User group sessions

Today is the first day of JavaOne 2014. The main sessions this day are user group sessions. After asking getting directions of about 3 people we arrived just in time for the first session (not in time for possible reservations though) entering through the wrong door. You have to have your badge scanned to look if if you are allowed to … Lees verder JavaOne 2014 – Day 1 – User group sessions

JavaOne 2014 – Conference locations

 strolled around a bit yesterday we know already a bit about the conference locations. To get a feeling of the ground we have to cover, most JavaOne sessions are at the Hilton hotel and Parc 55 hotel, which are near union square (this is also where most of the expensive fashion shops are located). Both hotels are located at Ellis street. … Lees verder JavaOne 2014 – Conference locations

JavaOne 2014 – Arrived at San Francisco

Mark & I met on Schiphol around 7:00. At Schiphol after checkin, we noticed about half the plane were Oracle Open World or JavaOne attendees. We met Robbrecht van Amerongen from AMIS and talked to some more OOW people. The flight was a pleasant though long flight of about 3 movies. In San Francisco, we grabbed our luggage and drove in a taxi … Lees verder JavaOne 2014 – Arrived at San Francisco

JavaFX GUI development: FXML vs Java code

Introduction Recently I worked on a project which used JavaFX 8. We needed to create a JavaFX application capable of manipulating XML files. Having little knowledge about JavaFX, I started out doing some research. As one would expect, Google is your biggest friend. It immediately became clear there are two ways of creating user interfaces in JavaFX. You can construct … Lees verder JavaFX GUI development: FXML vs Java code

Devoxx4Kids komt naar Oost-Nederland!

Op zaterdag 18 oktober komt Devoxx4Kids, het grootste programmeerevent voor kinderen, naar Oost-Nederland (Nijmegen)! Devoxx4Kids heeft als doel tieners, in de leeftijd 10-14, meer creatief te laten zijn met computers en hen kennis te laten maken met programmeren – op een manier die zowel leerzaam als fun is! Aan het einde van de dag hebben de deelnemende kinderen hun eigen … Lees verder Devoxx4Kids komt naar Oost-Nederland!

Controlling a Kibana dashboard with a custom form

At First8 we wanted to see if Kibana dashboards could be used to assist customer support. Currently our target customer support uses a number of a grep commands to analyse the logs, but they are not trained unix administrators and only work through a short list of commands. We were looking for a solution that would allow customer support to … Lees verder Controlling a Kibana dashboard with a custom form

First8 host Masters of Java 2014

First8 organiseert op 4 oktober het Masters of Java event van NLJUG. Masters of Java is een wedstrijd voor Java ontwikkelaars, waarbij deelnemers in teams strijden om het hoogste aantal punten en een prijs. First8 host de wedstrijd in het kantoor  van Conclusion. Over NLJUG De NLJUG, de Nederlandse Java User Group, verenigt software ontwikkelaars, architecten, ICT managers, studenten, new media … Lees verder First8 host Masters of Java 2014