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Author Archives: Petri Kainulainen

Petri is passionate about software development and continuous improvement. He is specialized in software development with the Spring Framework and is the author of Spring Data book.

The Way of the Pro

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Enterprise developers are serious professionals. They don’t waste their time for creating silly things. They leave this to the hipster developers. Enterprise developers write software which keeps our society running. They are the backbone of the modern society, and they know it. Enterprise developers claim that they aren’t driven by money. They are driven by “professionalism” and the will to ...

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The Microservice Architecture Sounds Like Service-Oriented Architecture

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I didn’t understand the service-oriented architecture. I thought that it was just one of those highly theoretical and very impractical software architecture patterns. In other words, I considered it to be an architecture fanatics’ wet dream. Then I read an article titled Microservices by Martin Fowler, and the service-oriented architecture started suddenly make sense to me. What Changed My Mind? ...

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We Need More Foremen

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This week I read a blog post titled Where is the Foreman by Robert “Uncle Bob” Martin. It made me think. Uncle Bob suggests that a software development team should have a foreman who: He’d make sure everything was done, done right, and done on time. He’d be the only one with commit rights. Everybody else would send him pull ...

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Two Reasons Why Estimates Aren’t Worth It

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When potential customers contact us, the odds are that they want to know two things: How much does it cost to implement the application? How long it will take to implement the application? The honest answer to both of these questions is: We have no idea. Needless to say, if we give this answer to potential customers, the odds are ...

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Two Ways to Get the Most Out of Daily Stand-up Meetings

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A daily stand-up meeting is an essential part of agile software development. It is a meeting which takes place at the same place and time every working day. The agenda of this meeting is simple. Each team member must answer to three question: What did I do yesterday? What will I do today? What problems (impediments) prevents me from doing ...

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Three Reasons Why I Like the Builder Pattern

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There are three ways to create new objects in Java programming language: The telescoping constructor (anti)pattern The Javabeans pattern The builder pattern I prefer the builder pattern over the other two methods. Why? Joshua Bloch described the builder pattern and the benefits of using it in Effective Java. He did an excellent job and I will not repeat these benefits ...

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Using jOOQ with Spring: Code Generation

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As we might remember from the first part of this tutorial, jOOQ states that jOOQ generates Java code from your database and lets you build typesafe SQL queries through its fluent API. The first part of this tutorial describes how we can configure the application context of a Spring powered application which uses jOOQ but it doesn’t describe how we ...

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FindBugs Maven Plugin Tutorial

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FindBugs is a static code analysis tool which identifies problems found from Java code. We can integrate FindBugs into our build process by using the FindBugs Maven plugin. This blog post identifies four typical use cases and describes how we can configure the FindBugs Maven plugin to support each use case. The described use cases are:       Create ...

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