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Service Testing with Docker Containers

During the recent months I’ve been helping a company improving their automated testing practices. Besides doing coaching on TDD I also had the chance to work on a project consisting of multiple services where I was able to introduce some service tests using Docker. It’s the first time I’ve used Docker on a project for real and I was quite ...

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Docker for Java Developers: Deploy on Docker

1. Introduction Many companies have been using container-based virtualization to deploy applications (including JVM based ones) in production way before Docker appearance on the horizon. However, primarily because of Docker, deployment practices using containers turned into the mainstream these days. In this section of the tutorial we are going to glance over some of the most popular orchestration and cluster ...

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Fn Function to build an Oracle ADF application

In one of my previous posts I described how to create a Docker container serving as a builder machine for ADF applications. Here I am going to show how to use this container as a function on Fn platform. First of all let’s update the container so that it meets requirements of a function, meaning that it can be invoked as a ...

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Running ADF Essentials on Tomcat in a Docker container

I develop sample applications pretty often. I try out some ideas, play with some techniques and share the result of my investigations with my colleagues and blog readers by the means of sample applications. When someone wants to see how the technique was implemented they just look into the source code and that’s enough to get the idea. But if ...

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CI/CD for SpringBoot applications using Travis-CI

In this article we are going to learn how we can use Travis CI for Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) of a SpringBoot application. We will learn how to run maven build goals, perform test coverage validation using JaCoCo plugin, Code Quality checks using SonarCloud, build Dockerimage and push it to DockerHub and finally deploy it to Heroku. The source code for this article is at https://github.com/sivaprasadreddy/freelancer-kit Last week I ...

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Using Docker in API Gateway and Microservice Development

As you progress in your education as a developer, you will sooner or later understand the benefits that a container system like Docker has to offer: you can specify your environment in code, without all the Slack messages to system engineers or the headaches that go into standing up consistently provisioned servers. Likewise, you have probably understood the appeal of ...

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Docker for Java Developers: Test on Docker

1. Introduction If we think about the areas of software engineering where the impact of the Docker and container-based virtualization is most noticeable, testing and test automation is certainly one of those. As the software systems become more and more complex, so do the software stacks they are built upon, with many moving parts involved. In this section of the ...

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Building Oracle ADF applications with Docker

Recently a good friend of mine was facing a regular problem with building an ADF application v.12.2.1.2 with the public Oracle Maven Repository. He asked me to check if it worked for me. Well… it didn’t. So, there was some problem with the repository. In order to make the experiment clean and to avoid any impact on my working environment ...

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The Road to Cloud Native

In a world of numerous programming trends, companies are starting to boast about how they’re becoming “cloud native.” This declaration might seem full of hot air and pretension, however, there’s a huge value to embracing what cloud native truly is. In short, cloud native is an approach to creating and deploying applications that fully taps into the advantages of delivering, ...

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