Two TCKs for Eclipse – What is really in it for Open Source?

Back in May Oracle awarded a Compatibility Testing Scholarship to the Eclipse Foundation. This got some attention in media during the last days and I just wanted to make sure that I shine some light on the whole process and the action in detail. What does look like a simple (more...)

Island News – New German Java Blog

This blog has its fans and I am very thankful for them. But one little drawback always has been that I blog in English. And I like it the way it is. But as a German there is always the need to spread the word out to the German Java (more...)

1935 days of twitter

Today I finally managed to download my Twitter archive. This nice new features was introduces a while back already but I never really cared about it. But looking back at 5 years, 3 months, 17 days is like doing forensics. And it is good to look back in time to (more...)

Review: "Oracle WebLogic Server 12c – Distinctive Recipes" by Frank Munz

It has been some time since I last read a book about WebLogic. Also the coverage here on the blog has been a little weak in the last few years. Both due to various reasons I can not really talk about. Anyway I still enjoy working with this server and (more...)

Running Awestruct with Asciidoc on Windows with JRuby

This blogpost has been sitting on my todo-list since some time. I've seen one of my favorite FOSS advocates Dan Allen working on Awestruct and Aciidoctor it since some time and even some Arquillian guys jumped on the train. Time to find out what the hell it actually is and (more...)