I am Devon Hillard

I am a technologist and entrepreneur.  I have specialized in ATG/Oracle eCommerce for the last 15 years, and am a Java/J2EE Architect. I am one of three founders of Spark::red a premium ATG Managed Hosting provider. Eight years ago we were three guys in a coffee shop, now we employ over 30 people and host sites for the Fortune 1000. I also created 10MinuteMail, a simple and secure temporary e-mail provider which gets about 3.5 million page views a month.


Recent Posts from my tech blog:

Session and Memory Leak on Wildfly 10

June 28th, 2016|6 Comments

I recently re-wrote 10MinuteMail, my secure temporary email service, updating it from Seam 2 and JBoss 4.2 to Deltaspike and Wildfly 10.  Unfortunately I noticed a memory leak in the JVM.  During beta testing, the [...]

Oracle Commerce Cloud – The Good, Bad, and Ugly

June 8th, 2016|5 Comments

What is Oracle Commerce Cloud? Oracle has been working on their Oracle Commerce Cloud offering for a while, pre-released first in the early Spring of 2015, and publicly launched in June 2015.  It was the [...]

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GitHub to OmniFocus Integration

June 7th, 2016|0 Comments

I'm thrilled to announce that I've written a GitHub to OmniFocus integration.  Track your GitHub issues from OmniFocus automatically! This Ruby script is based on my Jira to OmniFocus integration, but uses the Octokit gem to [...]

Sovrn Advertising Doesn’t Understand The Word NO!

April 20th, 2016|1 Comment

I get contacted by various advertising companies about running inventory on 10MinuteMail pretty often.  I'm pretty happy with my Google AdWords setup there, and every time I've tried another firm I end up losing money [...]