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!

Pattern matching for “instanceof” in JDK16 | The Two Minutes Tuesday 016

The new pattern matching enhancement for the instanceof operator in #Java16 spares you a lot of typing, and makes the code more concise and much easier to understand! #JDK16 is stable and will be released in March. Time to look … Continue reading

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Spare keystrokes with the record keyword | Modern Java | JDK 16 | Head Crashing Informatics 26

Hey guys! How’s it going? The record keyword is ready for production use in JDK 16, which officially will be here mid March. Spare lots of keystrokes and get rid of code generators and IDE magic with this new keyword! … Continue reading

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New Game New Luck | The Two Minutes Tuesday 015

Sitting in a f*ing cold studio I wonder what video you would love me to record next! The year 2021 is here, and I am bringing modern and cloud-native Java to some of my favorite open source projects: Speeding up … Continue reading

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Java 15 vs Java 8 | Modern Java Features | Head Crashing Informatics 25

Hey guys! How’s it going? Backporting an application from Java 15 to Java 8 to convince you how much better coding in modern Java is! Java 15’s modern language features and API enhancements makes coding so much better! In this … Continue reading

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Peter McKinnon, Corona and Jakarta EE 9: Goodbye 2020! – The Two Minutes Tuesday 014

Hey guys! The year is nearly over, so it is time to look back what the past twelve months brought us. A world-wide pandemic brought us COVID19, and with is masks, social distancing, home office – and THIS Youtube channel! … Continue reading

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Merry X-Mas – Head Crashing Informatics 24 | Comedy Special

Celebrate Christmas with Leo and Markus! Leo and Markus are having fish for Christmas Dinner – but certainly rather unpleasant things do happen… Have fun watching our Head Crashing Informatics X-Mas Comedy Special! Stay safe and… Party On! Please support … Continue reading

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Snapshot from the set: X-Mas Episode

Liked our Halloween movie? Stay tuned for more! We’re currently working on a Christmas episode! Meet Leo and me on December 26th!

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Artikel in iX 1/2021 zu Jakarta EE 9

Ausgabe 1/2021 der iX enthält einen Beitrag von mir zu Jakarta EE 9. Viel Spaß beim Lesen!

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Drawing winners of Pocket Sky give-aways – The Two Minutes Tuesday 013

Hey guys! Watch me drawing the winners of two Pocket Sky wearables donated by Active Wearables (https://www.pocket-sky.com/). The reactions to the review video was overwhelming! Thanks to everybody! Unfortunately we only have TWO give-aways, so good luck with the drawing! … Continue reading

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[DEUTSCH!] Live-Interview mit Wolfgang Taschner FR 18.12. 20:00 CET | Tonite With Me

Interviewe kurz vor Weihnachten #MitMir Wolfgang Taschner AUF DEUTSCH, den ehemaligen Chefredakteuer der HC und Java aktuell, indem Du Fragen in den Live-Chat schreibst! Wolfgang ist ein Urgestein der deutschsprachigen Heimcomputer-Szene und hat durch seine Zeitschrift HC viele an das … Continue reading

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