Posts tagged with 'java'

December 2018

30th December

Software highlights of 2018

As the year comes to a close, I think it's worth reflecting on some of the interesting developments over the last year that are worth re-visiting to discuss their impacts. Here are my top five ranked in order: 1. Java 11 released This makes the top…

October 2018

21st October

My optimum Spring Boot development environment

During my last few years of working with Java, and more specifically with Spring Boot, I have worked with several types of development environment. Whilst all of these were functional and worked, some did not really allow developers to quickly…

May 2018

6th May

How to use Hibernate identifier sequence generators properly

Recently I was helping to build out a domain model using JPA/Hibernate when we came upon the interesting topic of using sequences for identifier generation. This was not my first encounter with this particular topic, but like with many of Hibernate…

April 2018

4th April

Exploring Concurrency: Basics in Java

This is the first part of my 'Exploring Concurrency' series. As a web developer, I spend most of my time working in a single-threaded environment. I would say this is a fairly safe assumption for most other web developers as well. Ultimately, it's…

March 2018

22nd March

A closer look at Spring proxies

Recently I had the opportunity to look into the basement of Spring and investigate more into how it uses proxies (everywhere) to achieve some of its 'magic'. In this post I will be sharing some of my findings and exploring the motivations for…