about ekke

ekke very young

some time ago…

ekke lives in the south of germany working as an Independent Software Architect.
ekke survived many technologies since more then 30 years of development in the domain of business solutions:
starting with Assembler, Cobol, Pascal, 4GL,…  since 2000 working with Java and Domain-Specific-Languages (DSL), since 2012 focused on C++ / Qt / QML / Cascades …

ekke is currently working on native mobile Business Applications and has experiences with

  • Android
  • BlackBerry 10 (native apps using Cascades)
  • Qt Mobile (Android, iOS)
  • Technology around
    • IoT: NFC, Bluetooth LE, iBeacon, MQTT, …
    • Location Based Services (LBS): GPS, Geofencing, Beacons

Since 2013 ekke’s development was mainly focused on the BlackBerry 10 platform:

  • native BlackBerry 10
    • Cascades
    • C++, Qt
    • QML

Now also with Qt 5.6+ providing great support for crossplatform development:

  • native Android and iOS Apps
    • C++ / Qt 5.6 / QML

more on this: appbus.org

ekke is developing high-quality apps: – many of them are running hidden at customer site on BES 12.

  • ekke is  BlackBerry Certified Builder for Native Application Development


ekke is member of ….

BlackBerry Elite

ekke believes into OpenSource: his work couldn’t be possible without Open Source and great communities around the world. So core parts from last projects will also become Open Source (EPL).

Current Open Source Project: mobaDSL – DSL based on Xtext / Xtend

ekkes repositories at Github.

ekke is  Committer at Eclipse Riena

ekke developed free mobile applications for developer conferences like

ekke also developed the official BlackBerry Jam Asia App (Hong Kong 2013)

more about ekkes mobile apps and mobile development:

ekke is Speaker at national and international conferences:

  • EclipseCon (US and Europe)
  • BlackBerry Live / BBJam (America and Europe)
  • JAX, W-JAX
  • OOP
  • MobileTechCon
  • Mobile Developer Conference
  • M-Days
  • Eclipse Days, Eclipse Democamps

ekke writes articles and series for german magazines like

  • Eclipse Magazin
  • Mobile Technology Magazin
  • MobileDeveloper Magazin
  • Heise Online
  • JAX Center

You need trainings ?

before focussing on mobile app development:

architect of german Businessapplications, per ex. ERP solution for companies of waste + recycling:

  • Server: OSGI (Equinox), Eclipse Riena, EclipseLink (JPA), BusinessRulesEngine Drools, BIRT Reporting, …
  • Rich Clients: OSGI (Equinox), Eclipse RCP, Eclipse Riena, redView
  • Web Clients: Eclipse Riena + Eclipse RAP + Vaadin-based Webportal
  • Model-Driven: Eclipse Modeling (EMF, MWE, Xtend/Xpand, Xtext)
  • Mobile Clients: BlackBerry native Java Clients + Android 4.0 Java Clients + BlackBerry 10 (Cascades / C++) Tablet- and Smartphone Clients
  • PushServices (BlackBerry, Google, …) and Streaming (WebSockets)
  • Maps and LocationBasedServices (LBS)

the beach of loutro

If there’s some time 😉 ekke likes:

  • travelling as backpacker to the island of crete
  • making photos of nature and kids
  • reading books, listening music…
  • and of course spend time with his kids and grand children