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!

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). Advertisements

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Oracle scraps SPARC and Solaris: Will Java follow next?

It’s rather clear that large companies have to make money. And it is clear that less invests are spent when a product or division does not produce enough revenue. In Germany we have a saying: “You can spend your money … Continue reading

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Oracle wants to give up de-facto sole ownership of Java EE

Strike Two! It seems the MicroProfile and Java EE Guardians initiatives finally reached their target: Oracle is willing to give up the de-facto sole ownership of Java EE! While officially Java EE since long time was an open standard developed … Continue reading

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#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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Article on Java EE 8 status in print magazine

German magazin “iX Developer” (volume of summer 2017) printed my roundup on the current status of Java. I guess Oracle didn’t like me telling the truth, but someone ought to do it.

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How Oracle tricks the Java community: Read my article in Java aktuell 03-2017

Another article of mine that Oracle is not happy to find in printed media, hence, a must-read: “Taschenspielertricks” in iJUG’s “Java aktuell” (volume 03-2017).

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