Second week of January – second Weekly Review – let's go right into the findings for this week.
This is the second installment of the series on jOOQ with Spring – looking at code generation.
Definitely a good read about the JVM and garbage collection.
Discussion on a previous simplistic Java vs NodeJS benchmark – learn how to think about the performance of your system.
Last article of a really good series on JVM tuning.
Nice intro to the concept of WebSocket – support for this is still being build, but it's well worth understanding as it opens up a diverse array of possibilities in client-server communication.
Martin Fowler has a very nice deck discussing Code Refactoring in the context of TDD.
Yet another article by Martin Fowler, giving a name and a proper definition to a practice many have been doing for years.
This is a letter Dijkstra wrote in 2001 – if you read only one of the articles this week – read this one!
On allowing yourself to have great ideas – a good (and short) read.