The augurs of apocalipse failed again: Apparently the Java world did neither end by December 21st nor another day before.
hamcrest-reflection provides fluent assertions for reflection-based assertions. I uploaded it to Maven Central this week, so using it got even simpler now.
I'm used to find my name on my very own articles. But today I was rather excited when seeing myself cited on JavaWorld's web site.
Since Oracle acquired Sun Microsystems, we have seen leaving lots of former key persons. This is not a signal which induces trust and safety into the Java community. What the heck is going on at former Sun Microsystems?
For meanwhile more than 25 years I am writing computer programs. More than a decade I spent with programs accessing databases, virtually always relational ones. I soon learned that this is rather hard work. Not only that you need to know about the theory behind RDBMS iself, but also you need to know the technical APIs (like ODBC, ADO, RDO, JDBC, JDO, JPA, CMP, ...), the structure of...
Like to use XSLT 2.0 but fear to switch to SAXON? Just drop saxon9he.jar into JRE's lib/ext folder and you're done! NO FEAR, IT WILL WORK.
So finally, after endless nights, my new web site Head Crashing Informatics www.headcrashing.eu is finished -- and inviticon's, too www.inviticon.eu!
As it seems, Marc and Paul (the leaders of JAX-RS / Jersey) really have understood what OpenSource really means: Communicate with the community, understand their needs and thoughts, accept their ideas. I would wish that more project leaders would assimilate this open mind and welcoming kind of leadership.
So here I am: Yet Another Java Blogger. Some more guy that you never have heard of ever before. One more guy convinced his weird thoughts are worth getting published. One more feed to subscribe. But who the heck is that strange guy and why does he think that anybody will ever have interest in his distorted view of the world?
Well, first of all, sorry for shocking The Empire with my subversive...