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Yolande Poirier

Yolande Poirier manages the online experience for the world's biggest IT community. She empowers developers to successfully grow their projects, businesses, and careers. Telling the story of how people use technology, she curates technical content, interviews IT professionals around the world, and write blogs about Java technologies and projects. She is a speaker at international conferences and JavaOne Rock Star, this year's track lead of the developer community day and a long time member of @jduchess, a network of women in Java. She manages @Java, a network of over 350,000 developer enthusiasts.

Recent Posts by Yolande Poirier

Libraries, Choosing the Right One

When developers speak with admiration of the Java ecosystem, they’re referring especially to two things: the abundance of excellent development tools and the...

2018 Duke's Choice Award Nominations

The Duke's Choice Award is dedicated to all members of the Java Community! In keeping with its 16-year history, the 2018 Duke's Choice Award winners will be...

Updates for Java SE Platform

Java SE 10.0.2 is the latest update to the Java Platform. It contains improvements like Local-Variable Type Inference, Parallel Full GC, Application Class-Data...

Java Magazine: Design Pattern

By Andrew Binstock, Editor in Chief, Java Magazine When design patterns first appeared in programming via the famous “Gangof Four” book, they represented a...

Asynchronous Database Access API (ADBA)

The existing JDBC API leads to blocked threads, threads scheduling, and contention. For high throughput and large-scale deployment, the Java community needs a...

Java Magazine Issue: Microservices and Containers

Application development is continually in the process of moving to new paradigms, either at a high level (mainframe, PC, server, web, mobile, cloud) or a low...

What are the Most Popular Libraries Java Developers Use? Based on Github’s Top Projects

By Guest Blogger Henn Idan   GitHub is the most popular git hosting service, letting independent developers host their code for free, or helping enterprise...

Free Three Week Online Course: REST and Java Cloud Service

Are you looking to add REST-based access to your cloud? Rest API can help you create instances, scale, backup and restore. If you have some fundamental...

About Serverless and the Fn Project

Why should you consider moving to serverless functions?  Servers are expensive to maintain and during peak times the available servers don’t handle requests...