Category Archives: Politics

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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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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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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