It’s the time of the year to write some recaps. I did this last year and the year before and I will continue that. We live in highly technologized world, but what’s it all about if not people? That picture was taken by Stephen Chin at the last day of JCrete 2017 and pretty much […]
January was an intense month, even if it started with a week off. I didn’t have vacation during the seasons like my wife. Sad thing: We couldn’t really spend the vacation together, but that seems to be the standard when both parents are working and the number of holiday days doesn’t fit the number of […]
Thanks to the awesome Java community, I have become a member of the NetBeans dream team and even got interviewed on the Hibernate community blog.
Earlier this year Stefan Pfeiffer aka @dl1ely approached me, if I would be interested in a Java User Group (JUG) in Aachen, set up as a cross-border, english-language JUG. My spontaneous reaction was something like “sure, great idea”. Becoming a group member of the iJUG was pretty straight forward, something i wanted to do as […]