Transitioning to Java - Payara Podcast Episode 3

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In this podcast episode, we’d like to invite you to listen to the conversation we recently had with Ken Fogel. Ken is a well known expert in Java and Jakarta EE industry, he’s been working with Java for over 20 years.  Unsurprisingly, he is also a Java Champion, and a Java Community Process Executive Committee member. He is an active conference organizer, very prominent and active in the Java, Java EE and Jakarta EE community.

So there’s no wonder why we had to invite him to our podcast!

Head over toSpotifyorYouTube to listen to the conversation and subscribe for more episodes! 

In this episode, we mainly talk about Ken's book ‘Transitioning to Java’ that he published not long ago. We talked about where the idea for the book came from, who the book is aimed at, Ken’s research process and general approach to not only writing the book but also sharing his knowledge and experience with others, especially in the context of formal college and university education around computer science and how modern Java skills fit into that.

We also have some good news for those who would like to purchase Ken’s Transitioning to Java book. It is currently on offer with a 20% discount for printed version of the book and a 30% discount for an eBook version when purchased before end of 2023, no code required. So if you’re interested head over to and get yourself a copy of Ken Fogel’s Transitioning to Java book!





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