On these blog-style pages, I occasionally publish interesting technical information related to Java Enterprise software development topics, such as Service-Oriented Architecture, Tools and Processes, and more.

Please notice the creation date of each blog post. Older posts can be partly outdated as newer technologies, products, approaches ... might be available today.

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History Repository for Pricing and Trading Data

2015-02-02

I've been consulting an investment bank on one of their main pricing and trading systems. My major recent activity was to design and lead the implementation of a document repository for historical pricing and trading data. Big Data, with many challenges.

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Dream - Dependency And Release Management System

2013-10-14

In 2012, I was consulting a client on their release management strategy. During this project, I created Dream - a web based tool for managing and releasing Maven projects and their dependencies, when you have dozens or hundreds of them.

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New website based on Bootstrap

2013-10-13

Finally, the degenring.com website was converted to Bootstrap 3 and the excellent Start Bootstrap templates.

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Clean Code Developer Initiative

04.01.2010

The other day I came across the Clean Code Developer Initiative, initiated by two German software consultants, and inspired by the book "Clean Code".

They say that to be a true professional in software development, just earning money with it, is not enough. They suggest a common set of principles,...

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1989... My first steps in professional software development

28.08.2009

The other day, my old high school friend Tobias sent me a copy of this article in the German computer magazine "Bit Markt", published in 1989. It reviews my very first commercial software product: "Print Label". A DOS-based program that made printing labels easier.

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07.03.2008

JavaSPEKTRUM 4/2005: "Enterprise Service Bus: Plattform für Service-orientierte Architekturen"

05.07.2005

Integration der IT-Systeme wird für viele Unternehmen immer wichtiger. Die historisch gewachsenen Strukturen und Schnittstellen zwischen den Systemen sind schwer zu warten. Ein "Enterprise Service Bus" ist eine Middleware, die besonders für den Aufbau Service-orientierter Architekturen (SOA)...

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