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Devoxx 2008 – Pre-conference

I attended (and presented at) Devoxx 2008 this year.  Previously, this conference was called Javopolis but a trademark dispute with Sun meant that they had to change this to something without the “Jav” or “Java” prefix. Tue was one of the...

Speaking Opportunities

I’m pleased to announce that I have been selected as one of the speakers for this year’s DeVoxx (formerly known as Javopolis) Java conference in Antwerp this December.  I’m going to deliver three talks there: Integration Testing a Mule Application...

JavaZone 08

Last week was JavaZone week in Oslo, Norway.  I attended with two aims in mind: I wanted to attend some of the excellent sessions I wanted to be there to promote our upcoming Mule book and our current portfolio of Mule courses. In both cases, I wasn’t...

jMock and Mule

I’ve often been asked about mocking Mule elements for unit tests since, I’m told, this would help not have to implement certain segments of an integration project and still test the entire Mule configuration. This is not really the case. Don’t forget...

Does Mule Hibernate?

I’m at TheServerSide.com‘s Java Symposium in Prague. There are tons of sessions and lots to learn and use – and as happens, you always end up thinking about how to apply whatever you’ve learnt to current projects. On Day 01, I attended a talk...