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Hidden Treasures of Eclipse collections – 2019 edition

Eclipse Collections is an open source Java Collections framework. In this blog I am going to demonstrate five lesser known features of the framework. I published a similar blog in last year’s Java Advent Calendar. Please refer to the resources at the end of the blog for more information about the framework. 1. countBy(): When you want to find the count of ...

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Java: Release of Speedment 3.2 – Now Enabling Lightweight Database Microservices

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Several traditional ORMs do not fully honor Java module encapsulation (JPMS). This often means a lot of unnecessary files and classes are used when deploying microservices. The latest major release 3.2 of open-sourceSpeedment solves this problem by introducing module system support allowing efficient deployment of cloud applications and providing a more stringent API. In this article, you will learn what’s ...

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How I created my first Open Source Android Library – Part 1

For long I’ve been thinking of creating an open – source android library. I’m a firm believer of the fact that contributing to open source and reading open source code makes one a better engineer. But I’d never had a first hand experience in creating a library of my own. Fascinated by the fact that how an Android library is ...

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Git Essentials Crash Course

Introduction This is not Java but several newbie developers ask the same question, how to use GIT and how does GIT works so here it goes… Have you ever work in SVN? Well forget everything you know and lets start over What is a GIT repo? In general there are two mirror repos. Your local repo and the remote repo. ...

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jClarity: Boost to Java on Azure

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In the new age of connected world public infrastructure, the biggest and the most essential two pieces have been the birth and the rise of Java and the OpenJDK. And hence, many companies devote their time and resources in building cutting edge technologies to ensure the industry, in general, has an abundance of quality rich yet free of cost OpenJDK ...

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Service Mesh and Cloud-Native Microservices with Apache Kafka, Kubernetes and Envoy, Istio, Linkerd

Microservice architectures are not free lunch! Microservices need to be decoupled, flexible, operationally transparent, data aware and elastic. Most material from last years only discusses point-to-point architectures with tightly coupled and non-scalable technologies like REST / HTTP. This blog post takes a look at cutting edge technologies like Apache Kafka, Kubernetes, Envoy, Linkerd and Istio to implement a cloud-native service ...

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Fetching data with ORM is easy! Is it?

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Introduction Almost any system operates with external data stores in some way. In most of the cases, it is a relational database and very often data fetching is delegated to some ORM implementation. ORM covers a lot of routine and brings along a few new abstractions in return. Martin Fowler wrote an interesting article about ORM and one of the ...

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4 Best Android Libraries for Lazy Image Loading

Images drive user experience. People are said to be highly visual creatures. This is why face-to-face communication is often broken into three elements—7% spoken words, 38% voice and tone, and 55% body language—according to Albert Mehrabian’s 7-38-55 rule of personal communication.  We perceive the world mainly through our eyesight, picking up fewer signals from the rest of the senses. As ...

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