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Java/JVM

Using Spring Data JPA

From Java Persistence with Spring Data and Hibernate by Catalin Tudose

This article delves into using Spring Data JPA to access databases.

Asking in Akka

From Akka in Action, Second Edition by Francisco Lopez-Sancho Abraham

This article jumps into the basics of how “asking” in Akka works.

Akka’s Actors

From Akka in Action, Second Edition by Francisco Lopez-Sancho Abraham

This article discusses messaging in Akka and its new typed actors.

Introduction to RSocket

From Spring Boot in Practice by Somnath Musib This article explores Rsocket and how it interacts with Spring Boot. Take 35% off Spring Boot in Practice by entering fccmusib into the discount code box at checkout at manning.com. In this… Continue Reading →

Why Build Tools Matter for a Well-Grounded Developer

From The Well-Grounded Java Developer by Benjamin Evans, Jason Clark, and Martijn Verburg

The JDK ships with a compiler to turn Java source code into class files. Despite that fact, few projects of any size rely just on javac. Build tools are the norm for a number of reasons:

Automating tedious operations
Managing dependencies
Ensuring consistency between developers

Although many options exist, two choices dominate the landscape today: Maven and Gradle. Understanding what these tools aim to solve, digging below the surface of how they get their job done, and understanding the differences between them – and how to extend them – will pay off for the well-grounded developer.

Using the Spring Web Scopes, Part 2

From Spring Start Here by Laurențiu Spilcă

This article covers

Using the Spring web scopes
Implementing a simple login functionality for a web app
Redirecting from one page to another in a web app

Classloaders and Reflection

From The Well-Grounded Java Developer, Second Edition by Benjamin Evans, Jason Clark, and Martijn Verburg

This article discusses classloaders and reflection in Java.

Using the Spring Web Scopes, Part 1

From Spring Start Here by Laurențiu Spilcă

This article covers

Using the Spring web scopes
Implementing a simple login functionality for a web app
Redirecting from one page to another in a web app

What is Purity?

After reading this article, you will be able to:

– Differentiate between pure and impure functions
– Provide code examples in which impure functions cause unpredicted code behavior.

Anonymous Functions in Practice

From Get Programming with Scala by Daniela Sfregola After reading this article, you will be able to: § Implement anonymous functions § Code using the concise notation for anonymous functions   Take 37% off Get Programming with Scala by entering… Continue Reading →

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