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Third day on Code One already! Highlights for today: the Community Keynote, a trip to GitHub and a session called “Sarcasm as a Service”.

Code One - Day One

This year I’m returning to Oracle Code One (formerly JavaOne) for the third time. I’m planning to write some notes on interesting sessions or other content.

When you’re writing Java applications, chances are you’re using Maven for dependency management. It lets you declare the artifacts you need to build your application. Those artifacts also depend on other artifacts. This means you have transitive dependencies - dependencies you didn’t declare yourself but you need them anyway.

From yesterday until tomorrow I’m attending Devoxx Poland (or Devoxx PL for short). It’s the second largest conference in the Devoxx family with around 2700 people attending. The conference is held in the ICE Kraków Congress Centre, a large venue with an amazing primary room. Entrance of the ICE The main reason I’m here is to give a talk about GraalVM on Wednesday morning. Apart from that, it’s a nice opportunity to network, meet old friends and make new ones.