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Expanded Audience – Frontegg – Security (partner)
announcement - icon User management is very complex, when implemented properly. No surprise here.

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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Lots of interesting writeups on Java 9 this week.

Here we go…

1. Spring and Java

>> Kotlin and Spring: Working with JPA and data classes [codecentric.de]

Kotlin makes it possible to create entities using data classes without Java-like boilerplate. However, there are a few things to remember about when doing this.

>> What’s new in JPA 2.2 [thoughts-on-java.org]

This JPA release has a host of new features worth looking at.

>> JSR 369: JavaTM Servlet 4.0 Specification [jcp.org]

This has been a long time coming. A really long time – but, the final draft of the Servlet 4 spec is finally here.

>> A preview on Spring Data Kay [spring.io]

The release of Spring Data Kay is getting closer and closer. Here's a cool list of features added during the last milestone, including improved reactive and Kotlin support.

Also worth reading:

Webinars and presentations:

Time to upgrade:

2. Technical

>> A SonarQube plugin for Kotlin – Analyzing with ANTLR [blog.frankel.ch]

A very interesting insight into creating the SonarQube plugin for Kotlin analysis.

>> Gatling Load Testing Part 1 – Using Gatling [blog.codecentric.de]

A solid way to start learning how to perf-test with Gatling.

Also worth reading:

3. Musings

>> The One Thing Every Company Can Do to Reduce Technical Debt [daedtech.com]

The lack of client's involvement in the project is a strong leading indicator of things going south sooner rather than later.

Also worth reading:

4. Comics

And my favorite Dilberts of the week:

>> This didn't go as I hoped [dilbert.com]

>> Your social media score is nearly zero [dilbert.com]

>> I speak truth to the powerless [dilbert.com]

5. Pick of the Week

>> How Log4J2 Works: 10 Ways to Get the Most Out Of It [stackify.com]

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