#javaland 2018 CFP closes on August 10

Friendly reminder: CFP for #javaland 2018 closes on August 10! Hurry up!

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JSF 2017: Slides and Source Code “JAX-RS 2.1 Reloaded”

The source code and updated slides for my talk “JAX-RS 2.1 Reloaded” #jfs2017 can be found online on Gitlab and Speakerdeck.

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Strike One! The Java community unleashed its power by rejecting Oracle’s Java Module System in the first try. A slap into the face of Mark Reinhold who reacted too late and in the false way to the broad critics. Let’s see if he is willing to learn. CU in 30 days.

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JAX-RS 2.1 @ Java Forum Stuttgart 2017

If you are interested in the final result of JSR 370 “JAX-RS 2.1” directly from an EG member, then you shouldn’t miss Java Forum Stuttgart #jfs2017. I will present what Oracle came up with finally, just around the final release of Java EE 8 which is scheduled for July. This is a must-see for everybody using RESTful Java Web Services!

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Beware Of Audits!

Volume 02/2017 of iJUG’s “Java aktuell” print magazine (German) published an article of mine explaining the background behind Oracle’s Java Licence Audtis.

You can download the article for free by clicking on the image on the left.

The printed volume is available from iJUG.

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Oracle migrates from java.net to GitHub

Today I was officially notified by Oracle that they started to move several projects from their own (failed) java.net platform to GitHub. This is really great news as it paves the way for simpler contribution, including usage of GIT and Pull Requests. 🙂

After Microsoft’s move from Codeplex to GitHub, this is the second former rival surrendering to GitHub, and hence, to GIT.

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Microsoft shuts down Codeplex, recommends Github

Today I read the news that Microsoft initiated the shutdown of their proprietary service Codeplex and recommends users to migrate to Github. While I personally prefer Gitlab as it is completely open source and European based, I really approve this decision — and hope that Microsoft soon does the next step and recommends to migrate from Windows to Linux, and from C#/.net to Java/EE. 🙂

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