Clamshell: 2021-03-03

Recent news in tech in a clamshell

  • Devnexus 2021
  • Schedule for Foojay Virtual JUG Tour
  • 2021 State of Chaos Engineering
  • JDK 17 Early-Access Builds
  • JEP draft: Frozen Arrays
  • Deciphering the stack trace in JVM crash logs
  • Awesome CTO
  • URH
  • Microsoft Azure Attestation
  • git-notify

Devnexus 2021

Devnexus 2021 talks are online

Schedule for Foojay Virtual JUG Tour

Virtual Foojay JUG Tour to be held throughout March and April

2021 State of Chaos Engineering

Gremlin’s report about the state of Chaos Engineering
They ask for contact details but they will not verify if your email address is fake or not.

JDK 17 Early-Access Builds

Latest Build, Release Notes.

JEP draft: Frozen Arrays

JEP draft: Frozen Arrays introduces a new variation within the built-in Java array types, which is unmodifiable (shallowly immutable).
Frozen arrays can be safely shared without coordination or risk of unexpected modification. Freezing is a more efficient alternative to defensive copying, in that the copy can frequently be optimized away by the runtime.

Deciphering the stack trace in JVM crash logs

The post Deciphering the stack trace looks at crash logs, the hs_err file, that is generated when the Java Virtual Machine crashes. It tries to find out what is going wrong, and which component to blame.

Awesome CTO

Awesome CTO is a curated and opinionated list of resources for Chief Technology Officers and VP R&D, with the emphasis on startups and hyper-growth companies.


The Universal Radio Hacker (URH) is a complete suite for wireless protocol investigation with native support for many common Software Defined Radios.

Microsoft Azure Attestation

Microsoft Azure Attestation is a A unified solution for remotely verifying the trustworthiness of a platform and integrity of the binaries running inside it.


git-notify helps to communicate important updates to your team via git commit messages. Sometimes you need to communicate changes to other developers on your project. In a small team, a Slack message works okay, but in larger teams and distributed organizations (such as open source projects), reaching everyone can be a pain.