Category Archives: Standards

Oracle migrates from java.net to GitHub

Today I was officially notified by Oracle that they started to move several projects from their own (failed) java.net 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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Microsoft shuts down Codeplex, recommends Github

Today I read the news that Microsoft initiated the shutdown of their proprietary service Codeplex and recommends users to migrate to Github. While I personally prefer Gitlab as it is completely open source and European based, I really approve this … Continue reading

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Oracle still ignores community’s will

The Java community for some time complained that Oracle isn’t a good Java EE steward, as neither JCP-decided schedules had been fulfilled, nor external parties where effectively allowed to chime into the stalled JSRs. Voices claimed it might be time to … 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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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: https://glassfish.java.net/wiki-archive/Java%20EE%207%20Maven%20Coordinates.html.

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parallel//2016 – I’m speaking!

At “parallel//2016” (Heidelberg/Germany, April 6th through 8th) I will address the topic of formulating fibers in pure Java SE 8, using the CompletableFuture API.

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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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