Critical Mass of Tests for Continuous Deployment

Does this situation sound familiar? An engineering team relies on manual testing for quality assurance and preventing regressions. The manual process is lengthy, prone to errors, and doesn’t handle edge cases, so there are frequent regressions that slip into production. The deployment pipeline has slowed to a crawl, causing features to pile up on top of each other. Getting anything ...

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#GeekListener v.2

Hello everyone, java and scala developers, big data engineers, geeks and random readers who opened the #GeekListener digest. So what was interesting on the previous week? There are a banch of things: echoes of the JavaOne conference, java lambdas, education, scala stuff and a humour which you may expect from me. So let’s begin! Stuart Marks starts the #GeekListener digest ...

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JavaOne and OOW 2015 Summary

Hello everyone! Finally I’m back after a great JavaOne and OOW 2015. In this post I’d like to share my experiences, some photos and a summary of the talks I attended. Pre Conference I flew to San Francisco on Saturday 24th 2015 via Copa Airlines CLO-PTY-SFO. Long trip from Colombia (about 8 hours). I missed the Geek Bike Ride, a ...

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Is your code too concrete?

A post of note Mark Tiele Westra wrote a splendid post two years ago, “The ball of mud transition,” in which he elaborated on an idea nabbed from a Stuart Kauffman book. He writes, “Take 20 buttons and a ball of string, and scatter the buttons over the floor. Then take two buttons at random, and connect them using a ...

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HOW-TO: Java 8 Date & Time with Thymeleaf and Spring Boot

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If you happen to work with Spring Boot and Thymeleaf and you need to format Java 8 Date & Time objects in your views you may utilize thymeleaf-extras-java8time – Thymeleaf module for Java 8 Date & Time API. Adding thymeleaf-extras-java8time to an existing Maven or Gradle based Spring Boot project is as easy as adding a dependency and registering new ...

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More Java EE from Red Hat Engineers at Devoxx

It is Devoxx Belgium time! Finally. Everything kicks off today with the University Sessions and the conference itself starts tomorrow morning. We’re all pretty excited, as this is the major event in Europe. And Red Hat is proud to be a sponsor again this year. We will be onsite with 14 sessions, a booth – with beer, books and more. ...

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Deployment Automation Of Docker Java Application On VSphere And Photon

Background Java developers and DevOps professionals have long struggled to automate the deployment of enterprise Java applications. The complex nature of these applications usually meant that application dependencies and external integrations had to be re-configured each time an application was deployed in DEV/TEST environments. Many solutions advertised the “model once, deploy anywhere” message for application deployments. In reality, however there ...

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