Author Archives: Markus Karg

About Markus Karg

Java Guru with +30 years of experience in professional software development. I travelled the whole world of IT, starting from Sinclair's great ZX Spectrum 48K, Commodore's 4040, over S/370, PCs since legendary XT, CP/M, VM/ESA, DOS, Windows (remember 3.1?), OS/2 WARP, Linux to Android and iOS... and still coding is my passion, and Java is my favourite drug!

Hi, I’m Jake!

Hello everybody, my name is Jake, I drink Java, and I am a professional mascot! I was born in a German Cinema 4D Studio, and I am fully flexible: You can bend and shake and twist me. I have a … Continue reading

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jax-rs@Eclipse @ Java Forum Stuttgart 2018

As part of the first batch, Oracle provided JAX-RS to the Eclipse Foundation. And now? What  happened since then? What will come in future? Is Oracle bailing out? Who chimed in? And when will there be JAX-RS 2.2 or 3.0? … Continue reading

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Microsoft joins Jakarta EE working group

Today Bruno Borges, Principal Developer Advocate for Java at Microsoft, announced that his company likes to join the Jakarta EE working group. Why this is worth a note? Because Jakarta EE is the new trade name of the industrial standard … Continue reading

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Farewell, Java One.

The Java One Conference does not exist anymore. As Oracle’s Steven Chin announced recently, Oracle replaced the Java-centric conference by another one better covering Oracle’s technological portfolio, named “Oracle Code”. It embraces many other technologies. Or in other words: It … Continue reading

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Contribute to EE4J: Meet me @ Javaland

As you might have heared, the technology formerly known as Java EE, developed by the JCP, meanwhile is developed by the Eclipse Foundation’s EE4J Community under the name Jakarta EE. It is completely open source, and can be forked on … Continue reading

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EE4J BoF @ #ECon2017: Slightly Optimistic

Just back from #ECon2017’s EE4J BoF: Slightly optimistic now. Let’s see if Oracle keeps word.

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Headcrashing @ #ECon2017

Today I am attending #ECon2017 in Ludwigsburg / Germany to meet PMC members of EE4J. Let’s see what they tell us about the relationship between JCP (Standards Body) and EF (RI/TCK vendor).

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