Category Archives: The Two Minutes Tuesday

Pattern matching for “instanceof” in JDK16 | The Two Minutes Tuesday 016

The new pattern matching enhancement for the instanceof operator in #Java16 spares you a lot of typing, and makes the code more concise and much easier to understand! #JDK16 is stable and will be released in March. Time to look … Continue reading

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New Game New Luck | The Two Minutes Tuesday 015

Sitting in a f*ing cold studio I wonder what video you would love me to record next! The year 2021 is here, and I am bringing modern and cloud-native Java to some of my favorite open source projects: Speeding up … Continue reading

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Peter McKinnon, Corona and Jakarta EE 9: Goodbye 2020! – The Two Minutes Tuesday 014

Hey guys! The year is nearly over, so it is time to look back what the past twelve months brought us. A world-wide pandemic brought us COVID19, and with is masks, social distancing, home office – and THIS Youtube channel! … Continue reading

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Drawing winners of Pocket Sky give-aways – The Two Minutes Tuesday 013

Hey guys! Watch me drawing the winners of two Pocket Sky wearables donated by Active Wearables (https://www.pocket-sky.com/). The reactions to the review video was overwhelming! Thanks to everybody! Unfortunately we only have TWO give-aways, so good luck with the drawing! … Continue reading

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Grab a Pocket Sky give-away! – The Two Minutes Tuesday 012

Hey guys! Be lucky and get one of two free Pocket Sky wearables donated by Active Wearables (https://www.pocket-sky.com/). Time to sum up after one month of testing light-therapy-to-go. Does Pocket Sky work? Is there a risk? Is it worth the … Continue reading

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Jakarta EE 9 is here SOON! – The Two Minutes Tuesday 011

Hey guys! Jakarta EE 9 is here ON FRIDAY and you should IMMEDIATELY MIGRATE your existing applications — even if there are no new features in the box. As future versions of Jakarta EE will provide lots of new feature, … Continue reading

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Fighting Winter Blues with Pocket Sky! – The Two Minutes Tuesday 010

Hey guys! In today’s tech review I’m unboxing “Pocket Sky”: A really cool and stylish lifestyle wearable which allegedly reduces tiredness, winter blues, and jet lag and helps shift workers. In one month we will see what my résumé is! … Continue reading

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Coding is a DRUG! – The Two Minutes Tuesday 008

Hey guys! Do you know that euphoria when you tried and tried and nothing worked out, but then your code suddenly works? Like the best day you every had in your life? You immediately want to try out the next … Continue reading

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You need local named classes! – The Two Minutes Tuesday 007

Hey guys! Local named classes are actually valuable, and this video tells you why. Thank you, Michael Simons, for sending your solution to the question I asked in episode 003 (https://youtu.be/HDjEcV1X4jI)! CU!

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A VERY BAD Decision – The Two Minutes Tuesday 006

Hey guys! Everybody does mistakes – even the Eclipse Foundation’s Jakarta EE Working Group. They decided BY ACCIDENT that a contributor loses his committer state once his employer is not paying Working Group Membership Fees. That is nuts! But good … Continue reading

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