Category Archives: Allgemein

EclipseCon Europe 2019: I’m Speaking

If you are interested in writing lightweight RESTful Microservices implemented by just using JAX-RS (Jakarta RESTful Web Service) but no proprietary features or vendor-specific frameworks at all, then you definitively have to visit my seesion at EclipseCon Europ 2019! Advertisements

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Thanks for 111.000+ views!

Thanks to all the nearly 100.000 readers of my last blog posting for the more than 111.000 views in one week! It seems I am not the only one caring about Java EE! This proofs that Java is everything but … Continue reading

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Negotiations Failed: How Oracle killed Java EE.

Today Eclipse Foundation’s president Mike Milinkovic blogged about the final result of the confidential trademark negotiations between Oracle and the Eclipse Foundation. As we remember, Oracle announced that Java EE will be open sourced to that organization and it would … Continue reading

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Oracle still has no clue how to go on with Java EE 8

So here it is, the long awaited JavaOne announcement on the future of Java EE 8, and what it tells us can be summed up quite simply: Oracle still has no clue how to go on with Java EE 8, … Continue reading

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Java EE Guardians Achieve Partial Success

Today The Register reports that Oracle committed itself to sustained maintenance of Java EE. This is clearly (but possibly not uniquely) a partial success to the Java EE Guardians initiative. Hooray! 🙂 Nevertheless, as Oracle employees told me in private, … Continue reading

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Toolchains + Exec Maven Plugin = Swiss Army Knife

I am pretty excited about Karl Heinz Marbaise this week kindly releasing version 1.5.0 of Exec Maven Plugin, because it contains three additions which are really awesome (not only because I authored them, but because of their combined effect): Support for … Continue reading

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Saxon 9.7 supports fn:default-language

Just noticed that since version 9.7 the well-known Saxon XSLT processor actually implements the fn:default-language function, which I invented back in 2015. I feel really excited! 🙂

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