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Markus Eisele
Markus is a Developer Advocate at Red Hat and focuses on JBoss Middleware. He is working with Java EE servers from different vendors since more than 14 years and talks about his favorite topics around Java EE on conferences all over the world. He has been a principle consultant and worked with different customers on all kinds of Java EE related applications and solutions. Beside that he has always been a prolific blogger, writer and tech editor for different Java EE related books. He is an active member of the German DOAG e.V. and it's representative on the iJUG e.V. As a Java Champion and former ACE Director he is well known in the community. Follow him on Twitter @myfear.

Project Avatar – The next Java EE Feature?


It is this time of the year again. Christmas holidays are approaching fast and the Java Advent Calender is filling up constantly. Today it’s on me to write my surprise post. I’m Markus, also known as @myfear and I’ve been working with and around Java EE and a bunch of related servers since many years. Beside the daily work I ...

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R.I.P. GlassFish – Thanks for all the fish.


We’ve all heard it coming probably. Yesterday the official roadmap update for JavaEE and GlassFish was updated and published. And beginning with the title the whole post was basically about one thing: GlassFish Server as we know it today is deprecated from a full blown product to a toy product. The Long Road from Sun to Oracle GlassFish was something to ...

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Travel Report: JavaOne 2013 – Back To Glory


I’m back since a few days already and needed to catch up with all the things which had been on hold for the last couple of days. It was the busiest time of the year for me. A complete week of JavaOne and OpenWorld in San Francisco. A very brief travel report. Annual ACED Briefing Many of you know that ...

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CapeDwarf – Google App Engine on Java EE


I have many hobbyhorses. Coming all the way from the early Java EE specifications and having done the “cloud” excursion with Java EE 7 I was curious to see what newly announced CapeDwarf project has in stock to bring Google’s Platform as a Service offering “Google App Engine” on premise. The Story so Far I did play around with App ...

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Java Mission Control 5.2 is Finally Here! Welcome 7u40!


It has been a while since we last heard of this fancy little thing called Mission Control. It came all the way from JRockit and was renamed to Java Mission Control. This is one of the parts which literally survived the convergence strategy between HotSpot and JRockit. With today’s Java SE 7 Update 40 you can actually use it again. ...

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Java SE 7 Update 25 – Release-Notes explained.


Yesterday was CPU day. Oracle released the Java SE update 25 with the June Java Critical Patch Update. After the last major update in April this is the last one which does not fit into the Oracle Critical Patch Update schedule along with all other Oracle products. Starting in October 2013, Java security fixes will follow the four annual security ...

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Java EE 7 launch – Feedback and Press Coverage


Java EE 7 is a couple of days old already. We all have had a chance to either watch the live launch events or the available replays. The last MR releases finished pushing their stuff to the JCP and it basically is a wrap. Time to reflect on what happened and what I think about it. Community Participation within the ...

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Documenting Compliance – About TCKs, Specifications and Testing


Working with software specifications is hard. No matter in which exact filed; you end up with the big question: Does everything ever specified is implemented and tested? Back in the days of waterfall driven methodologies this has been an issue and even today at the time of writing, agility and user-stories still don’t guarantee you the perfect fit. Many of ...

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