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My excuse for not blogging the last month

Recent activities eating away blog-activity include mostly JAFS - our annual internal weekend getaway. JAFS essentially means hauling our ~40 Java-programming colleagues off to a desolate hotel for a weekend, doing not so much else than having fun programming (and shooting some paintball).

The concept of the weekend's tasks are based on the following:
Divide the gang into 5 groups
Present some technologies that are core, meaning everyone of us should know by heart (for instance Spring and Maven)Present some new technologies that are hot, and might come in handy in the near future (for instance JRuby and OpenESB)Do some cool programming competition that makes use of above technologiesThese points demand a mass of preperations. We've been 5 people spending evenings and weekends planning the event for the last month.

First we spent a whole load of time settling on which tehcnologies to focus on. See we've got four different camps of technology groups in Objectware, each of which …