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Hunting session is open

Do you like hunting for bugs? Or confirming that NetBeans can be used without serious bugs? Then participate the Apache NetBeans (Incubating) IDE Community Acceptance Testing (NetCAT) program for NetBeans 9.0. Become one of the first who work with the upcoming version of this great Open Source IDE. Read the NetCAT FAQ [1] and join […]

Impressions from Tenerife II

Impressions from Tenerife II

I took a snapshot down into a Aloa Vera or similar plant. The camera automatically focused onto the ground and the picture shows very clear a leaf at the bottom of this plant. Then I manually focused on that little animal I discovered there. Two photos taken from the same position, showing very different details. […]

JavaLand 2017

JavaLand 2017

The fourth edition of JavaLand had been on March 28th + 29th 2017. JavaLand is one of the biggest Java Congresses in Europe and is hosted in my home town. Yesterday I wrote my reports for an online channel as well as for a German printed magazine. Here I’ll blog about it from three personal […]

JShell at JavaLand – Slides

JShell at JavaLand – Slides

Yesterday I had my talk at JavaLand. It was all about Java 9’s great JShell, its API and a short view at its integration within NetBeans. Mathias had been so nice to take this snapshot of my talk. Although I prepared a lot of slides, I showed only a few one and demonstrated the JShell […]

Using WebSockets with Java EE, part 2.2

This post is part of my short series about WebSockets with Java EE. Technical aspects of the WebSocket protocol WebSockets in a Java EE 7 application JSF 2.3 and WebSockets As I mentioned before, there are personal reasons which reduce my current time. Thus I divided part 2 into smaller sections. This is the second […]

Impressions from Tenerife I

Impressions from Tenerife I

I’m going to publish some photos I made during my stay on Tenerife. To publish the photos as a regular media within this blog, I need to crop them and / or reduce size and quality. However, to me these photos are still fascinating. And I hope, you like them, too. I shot today’s photo […]

Using WebSockets with Java EE, part 2.1

Using WebSockets with Java EE, part 2.1

Before my holidays I started this short series about WebSockets and announced more articles during February. The day I started working on this matter, my godson died. So I did (and will do) other things than writing. I broke down my next article into two smaller pieces. One of them is the following writing. The […]

Black Sand

Black Sand

This photo shows the black sand of Tenerife. The colored ones might be fragments of colored glass or stones, each piece of approximate 1 mm in size. What seems to be nice and colorful from the macro perspective, becomes a monochrome “black” (indeed dark grey) beach if observed from a greater distance.