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Beginning NetBeans

Geertjan Wielenga (NetBeans product manager) wrote a book about the NetBeans IDE. When NetBeans 8.1 was released, my review German review about his book had been published [1]. Now, I found some time to write an English review, too. Read about it on my review site [2]. [1] [2]

JSF LoopProblem

I inserted a chapter called Intermezzo into my book, which tackles some common aspects of JSF. Unlike the other chapters it is not specific to one of the discussed web applications. Today I described a problem with repetitive structures. A demo for the different loop handlers is available for download.

Review list updated

I just updated the list of my reviews [1]. And added a new review about “The Art of unit Testing” (Ger) [2]. Do you like an English translation? [1] [2]  

Interview with Arun Gupta (English origi...

In the occasion of his new book “Java EE 6 pocket Guide”, I hold a short interview with the author, Arun Gupta. My book-review is going to be publiched in Java Magazin 05.2013. Here the original version of the interview is: Hi Arun, you just published “Java EE 6 Pocket Guide”. Java EE 6 became […]

Interview with Arun Gupta

Arun Gupta published his book “Java EE 6 Pocket Guide”. I asked him some questions about this book and his intentions. The full interview is published by JAXenter [1]. Maybe they will publish the original English version on their English site too. [1]

JPA and Multilingual booklist

Take a look at my book list at You may recognize the buttons for the different languages. Most books are described with German texts, but some have English description too (and there will be more soon). The business rule is: Display text in choosen language. If there is no such text, then display the […]

Glutted about eBook reader

Glutted about eBook reader

I’m owning a PDA / Smartphone (XPERIA pro) of Sony Ericson. You may read books with it, but only landscape. You’ll see only a 1/4 to 1/3 of the page. Not very comfortable. I’m a frequent reader and wanted to shrink some big books into a handy format. Thus, I ordered a Sony PRS-T1, which […]

Interactive book list

Its not really ready, the interactive book list containing my reviews. Anyhow, I decided to go online with a kind of preview: Developed as JSF-Application using NetBeans, I’ll report about the internals. The first of this series was my last article about a simplified language switcher. More will follow.

Reviews online

Reviews online

After some of my write-ups had been published by diverse magazines, one publisher send me a note that they puplished a review online too. Recently I discovered some more of my reviews published in the web. What a pitty! I had not been informed. Since these reviews are written in German I first linked my […]