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How to become an Open Source committer?


A couple of days ago I was asked above questions: “How to become an Open Source committer?” I think the answer might be interesting to other as well, so I am sharing it here as well. At some point I wrote a GitHub, which you can read over there: I think it gives […]

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Winding down 2021


It’s late December and I am winding down with 2021, which was pretty much 2020 too, while looking skeptical into actual 2022. I will come up with a personal review after I am done with the #Rapha500 and will focus here on what I found out to be great in 2021 work wise (aka programming […]

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GraalVM and proxy bindings with embedded languages.


A while ago I had the opportunity to publish a post in the GraalVMs Medium blog titled The many ways of polyglot programming with GraalVM which is still accurate. A year later, the GraalVM just got better in many dimensions: Faster, supporting JDK17 and I think its documentation is now quite stellar. Have a look […]

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Testing in a modular world


I am not making a secret out of it, I am a fan of the Java Module system and I think it can provide benefit for library developers the same way it brings for the maintainers and developers of the JDK themselves. If you are interested in a great overview, have a look at this […]

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