, the Friends Of OpenJDK! - S03 / E31

Report of Devoxx '23 in Belgium (#31)

Interviews with speakers, orgnanizers and attendees

The first week of October, the 20th edition of Devoxx took place in Antwerp, Belgium. Over 3000 Java developers, speakers, and enthusiasts gathered to share their knowledge and learn from each other. I got the opportunity to walk around with a microphone and talk to visitors and speakers. Not all of them, as there were just too many people and too many exciting sessions happening simultaneously.

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Host: Frank Delporte


00:00 Introduction with the Father of Java
01:20 Stephan Janssen, founder of Devoxx
05:39 Celestino Bellone and Mike Seghers, members of the organization
06:12 What visitors want to learn and see
10:12 Why attending Devoxx
11:32 How is Java being used by the attendees
12:17 Anton Arhipov
13:19 Bruno Borges and Sean Phillips
18:10 Ivar Gramstad
20:51 Paul and Gail Anderson
23:16 Mario Fusco
24:39 Roni Dover
25:28 Nicolai Parlog
27:58 Renato Cavalcanti
29:17 Sami Ekblad
30:20 Mariama Diaby
30:58 AV room with Bart Vervaet  
32:20 James Gosling
36:14 Outro


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