Lots of interesting writeups on Java 9 this week.

Here we go…

1. Spring and Java

>> Migrating a Spring Boot application to Java 9 – Compatibility [blog.frankel.ch]

An interesting case study showing that migrating to the new JDK is not as easy as just bumping up the version number.

>> Low-risk Monolith to Microservice Evolution Part II [blog.christianposta.com]

The second part of the Microservice migration guide.

>> How to manage Docker containers in Kubernetes with Java [oreilly.com]

A good intro to using Docker and Kubernetes for a typical Spring web application.

Also worth reading:

Webinars and presentations:

Time to upgrade:

2. Technical

>> A Developer's Guide To Docker – Docker Compose [developer.okta.com]

Docker Compose makes it possible to compose applications from individual containers.

Also worth reading:

3. Musings

>> The Programmer Skill Fetish, Contextualized [daedtech.com]

We can't be best at everything at once, so it's better to specialize.

>> Sapiens and Collective Fictions [zwischenzugs.wordpress.com]

Demystifying some of the popular buzzwords.

Also worth reading:

4. Comics

And my favorite Dilberts of the week:

>> Being Ineffective [dilbert.com]

>> The Common Variable [dilbert.com]

>> Boss Didn't Understand a Word of It [dilbert.com]

5. Pick of the Week

>> The 6-Step “Happy Path” to HTTPS [troyhunt.com]

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