Category Archives: Did you know?

Awesome keynote on Scala, Java and poetry.

One of the best keynotes I have seen for a while. Rod Johnson talks about Scala, but he also talks about Java and much more. Keynote – Scala in 2018 It’s 2018. Scala is now 15 years old and the … Continue reading

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Oracle Changes Release Numbering Scheme for Java SE

In a news bulletin Oracle recently announced that they will change the version numbering scheme for the next upcoming releases of the JDK. The new scheme will affect the way that update release numbers are assigned for all upcoming releases … Continue reading

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JSF-Comparison: MyFaces vs. Mojarra

A couple of weeks ago we published the results of a comparative study about the performance impact of large component trees on JSF implementations. The article is available in German only so here is a brief summary in English.

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IntelliJ IDEA 12.1 erschienen

Jetbrains hat ein Minor-Update seiner beliebten Java IDE IntelliJ IDEA veröffentlicht. Die Version kann als kostenlose Community Edition oder als kostenpflichtige Ultimate Edition heruntergeladen werden. Die  Lizenzschlüssel der Version 12 der Ultimate Edition behalten ihre Gültigkeit, ansonsten kann man 30 … Continue reading

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Big data might slow down JTA connections

Did you ever wonder why working with big data (the REAL big data) slows down your JTA connection from time to time? During a short Helsinki city trip this month I’ve shot the following picture that may provide some explanation. … Continue reading

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Wie schreibt man eine gute Kurzbiographie

Der ein oder andere steht immer mal wieder vor der Aufgabe, für einen Social Media Auftritt, einen Vortrag oder einen Artikel eine Kurzbeschreibung zu sich selbst abzugeben. Auch wenn es sich nur um wenige Zeilen handelt, ist das keine so … Continue reading

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PhantomJS 1.8 released with WebDriver support

A while ago, PhantomJS 1.8 was released. According to the release notes it features built in support of the WebDriver Wire Protocol that is e.g. used by Selenium to remote control browsers. The really cool thing of this feature is: … Continue reading

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