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    Hashtag Jakarta EE #166

    Sunday, March 5, 2023 - 05:59 by Ivar Grimstad
    Welcome to issue number one hundred and sixty-six of Hashtag Jakarta EE! After a fairly busy start to 2023 with regard to conferences and travel, I am now taking some take off for vacation. And what better thing to do on your vacation than travel some more? Since I have switched...

    March 2023 Update on Security improvements at the Eclipse Foundation

    Friday, March 3, 2023 - 04:00 by Mikaël Barbero
    Thanks to financial support from the OpenSSF’s Alpha-Omega project, the Eclipse Foundation is glad to have made significant improvements in the last couple of months. Two Factor Authentication Eclipse Tycho, Eclipse m2e, and Eclipse RAP have all enforced 2FA for all their committers on GitHub: https://gitlab.eclipse.org/eclipsefdn/helpdesk/-/issues/2701 https://gitlab.eclipse.org/eclipsefdn/helpdesk/-/issues/2702 https://gitlab.eclipse.org/eclipsefdn/helpdesk/-/issues/2611 Meanwhile, we’ve...

    Shell Hole: How Advanced Prompts are Putting Software Developers at Risk

    Wednesday, March 1, 2023 - 03:00 by Mikaël Barbero
    Advanced shell prompts, such as those provided by theme engines like oh-my-zsh and oh-my-posh, have become increasingly popular among software developers due to their convenience, versatility, and customizability. However, the use of plugins that are executed outside of any sandbox and have full access to the developer shell environment, presents...

    Migrating to Google Analytics 4: Recommendations for Eclipse Project Websites

    Tuesday, February 28, 2023 - 14:20 by Christopher Guindon
    As part of our commitment to providing support to our community, we would like to take a moment to share some recommendations regarding the use of Google Analytics (GA) for Eclipse project websites. As you may be aware, Google Analytics 4 is being rolled out as a replacement for Universal...

    Hashtag Jakarta EE #165

    Sunday, February 26, 2023 - 05:59 by Ivar Grimstad
    Welcome to issue number one hundred and sixty-five of Hashtag Jakarta EE! I am writing this post while traveling home from ConFoo 2023. You can read all about it here. While I have been traveling, the work with Jakarta EE 11 goes on. The platform calls happen every Tuesday at...

    ConFoo 2023

    Friday, February 24, 2023 - 16:11 by Ivar Grimstad
    My third time speaking at ConFoo was as pleasant as the previous two occasions. The three-day conference is packed with great content from a superb speaker lineup. The venue is perfectly scaled for the 720 attendees. And the food…OMG… the three-course lunches remind you that the conference is in Montreal...

    Cyber Resilience Act: Good Intentions and Unintended Consequences

    Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 12:09 by Mike Milinkovich
    In my previous blog post on the European Cyber Resilience Act (“CRA”), I touched on a topic which I feel warrants additional discussion. Specifically:  Fundamentally, the core of the proposed legislation is to extend the CE Mark regime to all products with digital elements sold in Europe. Our assumption based...