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A video on YouTube

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
What is involved in making a screencast for YouTube? More than I thought! But it is a nice experience that I would like to share with you. [Read more]

OWASP dependecy checker

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
A software project often uses multiple external libraries and frameworks to realize its functionality. A security weakness can be found in each of these pieces of software. As a development or maintenance team, it is too time-consuming to keep an eye on all of these, and that is why this often does not happen. But there is a free open source tool that can take this work off your hands: the OWASP dependency checker. [Read more]

Devoxx 2018

Tuesday, January 1, 2019
A short impression of my visit to Devoxx 2018. [Read more]

XB4J: the cadastre case

Thursday, March 22, 2018
JAXB is the platform standard when XML needs to be transformed from and to Java representation. The ease it offers in generating the Java classes makes it popular. But this approach also has disadvantages. In this case I explain why a different way was chosen in a project, using XB4J. [Read more]

The value of Java certification

Thursday, January 11, 2018
Java certification. What does it yield and what does it say about the development skills of certified developers? [Read more]