Posts by Year

2016

Article on Innovation Tokens at jaxenter

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The article I wrote on "Innovation Tokens: Hilfsmittel bei Informatikerromantik und Technologie-Überflutung" which was published in the German "Business Tec...

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2015

Per request debugging with Log4j 2 filters

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Customers quite regularly call on me to support them when an application is not behaving as expected. On a development machine there are a lot of ways and u...

Migrate Owncloud from PostgreSQL to MySQL

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I am running a self-hosted owncloud instance for more than a year now. Back in August I decided to setup a new Ubuntu 14.04 server at home and tried to run ...

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2014

Article on company culture at innoQ

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For those of you interested in the impact of a company’s culture, I wrote an article about the company culture at innoQ on their blog. The article is ...

Personal Reset

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Lately I noticed a growing dissatisfaction with my daily workflow. And this was not only because my last blog post has been almost a year ago. No, it’...

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2013

Speaking at JavaOne 2013

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I’m very happy to announce that one of my proposals for JavaOne 2013 has been accepted. This year’s JavaOne takes place from Sep 22 until Sep 27 in San Franc...

Postfix and /etc/hosts

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The following post is actually a note2self as I stumbled over this problem and wanted to create a reminder for myself and others with similar issues.

Collaborator on Sonar IntelliJ Plugin

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Lately I was granted the “Collaborator” status on the Sonar Plugin for IntelliJ IDEA at Github (https://github.com/gshakhn/sonar-intellij-plugin/) and I’d l...

I’m speaking at Java Forum Stuttgart 2013

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I have been invited to talk at Java Forum Stuttgart on July 4th 2013. Java Forum is a single day event fully packed with good talks on various topics. You ca...

Mac OS X setup tips & tricks

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This post is kind of a reminder for myself when re-setting up my MacBook on which tools and applications I found to be useful for daily business. Feel free t...

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2012

Glassfish 4 on Nexus7

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As you might have read in my previous blog post I’m currently doing Proof-Of-Concepts on what is possible with Java on a tablet like the Google Nexus7 device...

Ubuntu and Java on Nexus7

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In this blog post I describe how to setup Ubuntu Linux and Oracle Java on my newly acquired Google Nexus7 device. This shall be the foundation to checkout th...

Enhancements for Mac OS X Finder.app

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Today I’d like to share three AppleScripts with you which really enhanced my general usage of the Finder.app in Mac OS X. If you are not a Mac OS X user, you...

JBoss Forge in IntelliJ IDEA

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At this year’s JavaOne I attended a talk by Marius Bogoevici (@mariusbogoevici) and was once again pointed at the JBoss Forge project. Last time I took a loo...

JavaOne 2012 Session material is now available

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Oracle just published screen & audio recordings of all sessions at JavaOne 2012. The files for our session "Enterprise Application Integration patterns...

Getting ready for JavaOne 2012

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At the time of writing this blog post everything is prepared and I'm already really excited about my very first flight to the States and therefore my very f...

Alternative zu Google? DuckDuckGo

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Nachdem Google das Tracking in den Suchergebnissen noch stärker ausgeweitet hat, so dass man mittlerweile noch nicht mal die angezeigten Links kopieren kan...

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2011

Praxistipps zu ftplicity

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Ich nutze seit geraumer Zeit "ftplicity" für das Backup meiner Server auf einen FTP-Backupserver. In diversen Artikeln u.a. bei heise.de ("Hinter Schloss un...

Umlaute und Sonderzeichen in Spring Roo?

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Dies ist der erste in einer Reihe von Blog-Posts über Spring Roo (Erläuterung siehe unten).[english version] Problem: Sonderzeichen und Umlaute werden in m...

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2009

…letztlich doch hier

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...eigentlich wollte ich mein Blog unbedingt auf meinem eigenen Server haben und hätte mir vor ein paar Wochen jemand gesagt, dass ich mal einem Dienst von ...

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