Learn about soft references in Java and how they can be used.
Here's what I've written (so far):
Discover built-in annotations in Java.
A quick and practical guide to creating Hibernate interceptors.
Find out how to build a fat jar using Gradle.
Take a look at implementing a sorted binary tree in Java.
Learn how to use an InfluxDB – a high-performance store for time-series data.
A quick guide to building streaming applications using KafkaStreams.
No common theme this week: core Java, JUnit, and an interesting reminder why we shouldn’t grant users more privileges than needed.
A quick guide to using BDDMockito’s fluent API.
Learn how to write and use static and default methods in Java interfaces.
Learn to write tests in Java by asserting specifications using the JSpec framework.
A quick and practical comparison between fail-safe and fail-fast iterators in Java.
Learn how to use ExecutorService in various scenarios to wait for threads to finish their execution.
Learn how to set up a simple continuous delivery environment to run and show Apache JMeter tests in Jenkins.
Learn how to use the Cipher class to perform cryptographic data encryption and decryption in Java.