Mark Stephens Mark has been working with Java and PDF since 1999 and is a big NetBeans fan. He enjoys speaking at conferences. He has an MA in Medieval History and a passion for reading.


656 Stories by Mark Stephens

What you missed if you were not attending BoS Europe in Cambridge

The Business of Software conference took place on Thursday and Friday this week. It was over so quickly, and also felt like it went...
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5 reasons why we still attend conferences in 2019

Is it still worth going to conferences in 2019? After all, they are time-consuming, costly and the internet is drowning in high quality content....
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Key takeaways on upgrading to Java 12

This month we are focusing on Java 12 new features you should know about. In other articles, we looked at improvements to Garbage Collection, Java...
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What is Skara (and why does it matter)?

This month we are focusing on OpenJDK projects you should know about. In this post, we will be covering Project Skara. In other posts we...
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Experimenting with Basecamp release cycles and product changes in 2019

Every year, we have a big review and rethink over the Christmas holiday. This year, our thinking was heavily influenced by the excellent new...
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