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Not having to roll all of that out manually, but instead integrating a mature, fully-fledged solution - yeah, that makes a lot of sense.
That's basically what Frontegg is - User Management for your application. It's focused on making your app scalable, secure and enjoyable for your users.
From signup to authentication, it supports simple scenarios all the way to complex and custom application logic.

Have a look:

>> Elegant User Management, Tailor-made for B2B SaaS

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A full week in the Java ecosystem. Here we go…

1. Spring and Java

>> Java Module System Hands-On Guide [sitepoint.com]

As Java 9 is getting closer and closer, it might be worth looking at a practical introduction to Project Jigsaw.

>> Proposal for a Java policy files crafting process [frankel.ch]

A few lessons learned during the process of developing policy files.

>> Java Time (JSR-310) enhancements in Java SE 9 [joda.org]

It turns out that java.time is not perfect and can be improved 🙂

>> Oracle Reminds Java Developers that Soon They Won’t Have a Browser to Run Applets [infoq.com]

Just a reminder that applets will soon not be runnable in any browser.

>> GitHub Research: Over 50% of Java Logging Statements Are Written Wrong [takipi.com]

The latest GitHub research shows that meaningful logging is not that common (especially in production environments).

>> Add full-text search to your application with Hibernate Search [thoughts-on-java.org]

Integrating Lucene/Elasticsearch with Hibernate-managed databases becomes much easier by using Hibernate Search.

>> MicroProfile Becomes Eclipse MicroProfile [infoq.com]

As the title suggests 🙂

>> Configure Jenkins for Continuous Delivery of a Spring Boot application [pragmaticintegrator.com]

CD tutorial with Jenkins and Spring Boot.

>> In Praise of Laziness [sitepoint.com]

Laziness at the language level in Java.

Also worth reading:

Webinars and presentations:

Time to upgrade:

2. Technical

>> Jepsen: MongoDB 3.4.0-rc3 [jepsen.io]

Whenever one of these in-depth analysis comes out, I set aside time to read it.

Not because I'm necessarily working with that particular technology (I've luckily stayed away from MongoDB for a long time) – but because there's so much to learn from these in-depth dives into how the store works.

>> How We Interview at Pivotal [pivotal.io]

There are definitely some nuggets to pick up from this one if you're doing interviewing.

Also worth reading:

3. Musings

>> What do you mean by “Event-Driven”? [martinfowler.com]

An exploration of the “event-driven” concepts.

>> Elasticsearch Ransomware Attacks Highlight Need for Better Security [loggly.com]

Open-source is cool but we need to cross check if adoption of such technologies will not impose unnecessary risks.

>> Reputation Suicide, and Why I’m Quitting Disqus [daedtech.com]

Disqus is back to its old distasteful tricks again (yes, they've done it to this site as well).

>> On elegance [ontestautomation.com]

According to Dijkstra, elegance is a quality that decides between success and failure.

>> Hazelcast release Jet, open-source stream processing engine [infoq.com]

Hazelcast released a new interesting product – Jet – a stream processing engine.

Also worth reading:

4. Comics

And my favorite Dilberts of the week:

>> Team interview [dilbert.com]

>> I see something in you [dilbert.com]

>> The problem is people [dilbert.com]

5. Pick of the Week

>> Wait, other people can take your time? [m.signalvnoise.com]

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