Well, I’m in for more (though voluntary) work soon: A while ago I have offered to act as Contribution Coordinator to the NetBeans Community Documentation program, and because (or, as I shall say now, despite) being pretty much into day-to-day work at the moment, I am about to get this started on April 1, 2009 (which is rather soon). Just a couple of days ago, this project has reached its
Some time ago, in the midst of migrating at least parts of our application from an all-integrated proprietary monolith to a more „open“ approach, we quickly came to embracing at least parts of the SOA architectural model to do so, as, these days, it just seemed to fit. Now, few years later, it seems we already learnt something from that, a few things, to be accurate, which I want to
Reading through the blog of Suns Jonathan Schwartz explaining the recent business strategy of his company, I see a few things to agree with, especially regarding the need to make developers merrily use Sun software and services, and I definitely support this notion as, looking at tools like NetBeans,Glassfish, OpenSolaris, MySQL and a bunch of others, I dare to say Sun at least in terms of actively maintained, community-adopted projects
Almost two years ago, maintainers of the Columba Mail mail client announced the end of their project due to obvious reasons (lack of time, being busy in „real life). Looking at some screenshots and the overall maturity of this (Java/Swing based) application, seeing this one being passed away that soon is rather sad – there’s a lot of good functionality in it already, and the world surely could benefit from
Vor einiger Zeit schon bin ich über den Schockwellenreiter und das Brights-Blog auf eine Kampagne gestoßen, die den Atheismus zugunsten religiöser Ansichten und Werte propagiert in Anlehnung an eine ähnliche Aktion in Großbritannien. Nun ja… An sich könnte es mir ja egal sein; ich habe zum Thema Religion und Wissenschaft meine eigenen Standpunkte, die ich mir schwerlich von jemandem (ganz gleich, ob „dogmatischer Theist oder dogmatischer Atheist“) vorgeben lassen werde.