I just announced the new Spring Boot 2 material, coming in REST With Spring:


Here we go…

1. Spring and Java

>> Elegant delegates in Kotlin [blog.codecentric.de]

Kotlin has many powerful features that should be used with extra care – and delegation is one of them.

>> 10 Common Hibernate Mistakes That Cripple Your Performance [thoughts-on-java.org]

If you’re working with Hibernate, these are definitely good things to keep in mind.

Also worth reading:

Webinars and presentations:

Time to upgrade:

2. Technical

>> Building a Microservices Ecosystem with Kafka Streams and KSQL [confluent.io]

A comprehensive guide to piecing together a microservice-based system making good use of Kafka Streams and KSQL.

>> Startup Mistakes: Choice of Datastore [stavros.io]

Adopting trendy technologies without evaluating their pros and cons doesn’t end well.

>> Grafana vs. Kibana: How to Get the Most Out of Your Data Visualization [blog.takipi.com]

A quick comparison of two fantastic tools, both doing data visualization well.

Also worth reading:

3. Musings

>> Is Object-Oriented Programming compatible with an enterprise context? [blog.frankel.ch]

It’s surely doable but migrating to the OOP-compatible design has its price.

Also worth reading:

4. Comics

And my favorite Dilberts of the week:

>> Wally Is Working If You Don’t See Him [dilbert.com]

>> Traffic App [dilbert.com]

>> Wally’s Watch is a Snitch [dilbert.com]

5. Pick of the Week

>> How Do You Focus? [m.signalvnoise.com]

I just announced the new Spring Boot 2 material, coming modules in REST With Spring: