Java Weekly, Issue 250

Here we go…

1. Spring and Java

A deep dive into the evolution of the hashCode method in the String class. A fascinating read.

>> Testing In The Modular World []

A great introduction to the ins and outs of black-box and white-box testing in the Java Platform Module System.

>> Query pagination with JPA and Hibernate []

Nice write-up on how to speed up JPA queries by fetching only the data you need.

>> Kotlin 1.3 Introduces Stable Coroutines, Contracts, and More []

A quick run-down of the newest features recently announced for Kotlin.

>> Content Negotiation with Spring Data JPA Projections []

And, a clever solution for eliminating boilerplate code through the use of dynamic projections.


Webinars and presentations:


Time to upgrade:

2. Technical and Musings

===== >> Introduction to TestProject []

Good write-up on this new test automation framework for web and mobile apps.

>> TomEE: A Tutorial on MicroProfile Fault Tolerance []

A solid overview of the TomEE annotations available for achieving different degrees of fault tolerance.

>> Infrastructure as Code – Getting Started with Terraform []

Finally, a beginner’s guide to writing declarative definitions for your cloud infrastructure and how to provision it to AWS using Terraform.


Also worth reading:

3. Comics

And my favorite Dilberts of the week:

>> Priorities []
>> Do What Is Right []

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