Category Archives: Oracle

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 … Continue reading

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