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1. Spring and Java

>> JUnit 5 Tutorial: Writing Parameterized Tests [petrikainulainen.net]

Finally, no need to use external tools for writing parameterized tests in JUnit.

>> How to map JSON collections using JPA and Hibernate [vladmihalcea.com]

The open-source hibernate-types project makes it possible to map JSON collections.

>> Managing randomness in Java [blog.frankel.ch]

There’re various ways of generating random values in Java – it’s crucial to know their pros and cons.

Also worth reading:

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2. Technical and Musings

>> I Learned Some sed [blog.thecodewhisperer.com]

It’s always good to recall some basics.

>> Do not GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES to your Production Users [blog.jooq.org]

… and not to grant users more privileges than necessary.

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3. Comics

And my favorite Dilberts of the week:

>> Winning Design Awards [dilbert.com]

>> Homeland Security Risk [dilbert.com]

>> Product Too Addictive [dilbert.com]

4. Pick of the Week

>> The Beginner’s Guide to Deliberate Practice [jamesclear.com]

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