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Oracle migrates from to GitHub

Today I was officially notified by Oracle that they started to move several projects from their own (failed) platform to GitHub. This is really great news as it paves the way for simpler contribution, including usage of GIT and … Continue reading

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JavaForum Stuttgart 2016 Slides Are Online

The slides of my talk “JavaFX in professionellen Anwendungen” (JavaForum Stuttgart 2016) can be found on Speaker Deck.

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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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How Immutables Speed Up Even Non-Parallel Software

Just learned one interesting aspect of immutables: Besides the fact that they help you to provide a lot of ugly threading problems, they potentially speed your your code by itself. The trick is that once you prevent the creation of … Continue reading

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Maven Coordinates for Java EE’s Individual APIs

There are things on earth you search for again and again and again. One of these is the page where the Maven Coordinates (GAV) for all the individual APIs of Java EE (like JPA, JAX-RS, etc.) is found. Here it is:

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JavaFX used in production by 50% of discussion audience

Together with Dr. Michael PAUS of JUG Stuttgart I organized a panel discussion for TeamFX at JavaLand 2016 around the question “Is JavaFX ready for everyday business use?”, with well-known speakers like Hendrik EBBERS, Gerrit GRUNDWALD, Bennet SCHULZ, Anton EPPLE, and Alexander CASALL. The … Continue reading

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JavaLand 2016 Slides are online: “How to contribute to JavaFX?”

Being a JavaFX contributor I had been asked to give some introduction at JavaLand 2016 on the official process to report bugs and develop features for JavaFX. The slides from my short talk can be found at Speakerdeck now (German). … Continue reading

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