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Strike One! The Java community unleashed its power by rejecting Oracle’s Java Module System in the first try. A slap into the face of Mark Reinhold who reacted too late and in the false way to the broad critics. Let’s … Continue reading

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JAX-RS 2.1 @ Java Forum Stuttgart 2017

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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Beware Of Audits!

Volume 02/2017 of iJUG’s “Java aktuell” print magazine (German) published an article of mine explaining the background behind Oracle’s Java Licence Audtis. You can download the article for free by clicking on the image on the left. The printed volume is available … Continue reading

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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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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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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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