24 September 2013

Josh (@starbuxman) has been the first Spring Developer Advocate since 2010. Josh is a Java Champion, author of 6 books (including O'Reilly's "Cloud Native Java: Designing Resilient Systems with Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, and Cloud Foundry" and "Reactive Spring") and numerous best-selling video training (including "Building Microservices with Spring Boot Livelessons" with Spring Boot co-founder Phil Webb), and an open-source contributor (Spring Boot, Spring Integration, Spring Cloud, Activiti and Vaadin, etc), a podcaster ("A Bootiful Podcast") and a YouTuber.

People in the community have given me my name, spelled in their written language. I love this very much. Thank You for any additions! A good deal of these came from this amazing Twitter thread

  1. Chinese : 龍之春 (it means "Spring Dragon", as my last name "Long" means "Dragon" in Chinese)
  2. Japanese : ジョシュ•ロング
  3. Hindi : जोश (it means "passion", and sounds almost like "Joosh"!)
  4. Kannada / Kanarese : ಜೋಶ
  5. Korean : 조쉬 롱
  6. Bengali: যশ লং
  7. Punjabi: ਜੌਸ਼
  8. Arabic: جوش لونگ
  9. Farsi: جاش لانگ
  10. Russian/Ukranian/Bulgarian Cyrillic: Джош Лонг
  11. Amharic: ጆሽ ሎንግ
  12. Macedonian/Serbian/Montenegrin Cyrillic: Џош Лонг
  13. Hebrew: ג׳וש לונג
  14. Armenian: Ջոշ Լոնգ
  15. Telugu: జోష్
  16. Portuguese: Josué Longo
  17. Tamil: ஜோஷ்
  18. Hexadecimal : 4a 6f 73 68 20 4c 6f 6e 67
  19. Romanian: Joș
  20. Italian: Giosuè Lungo
  21. German: Josua Lang
  22. Afrikaans : Josuah Langman. According to Michael van Niekerk (@chazaqdev), "Langman" is a surname, although can be translated as "middle finger." ...Interesting!
  23. Norwegian : Josva Lang
  24. Irish Gaelic: Iósua
  25. Greek: Μακρής (Makris). Μακρής literally means "long" and it's a common lastname in Greece, too.

If you're in China and want to contact me, I'd prefer email but you can also find me on WeChat: