Lots of interesting writeups on Java 9 this week.

Here we go…

1. Spring and Java

>> Exploring the jlink plug-in API in Java 9 [in.relation.to]

Jlink allows us to create fully self-contained runtime images containing your application. Pretty cool.

>> Automatic-Module-Name: Calling all Java Library Maintainers [branchandbound.net]

An open call to all OS libraries maintainers – let's add default module names to make life with Java 9 easier!

Also worth reading:

Webinars and presentations:

Time to upgrade:

2. Technical and Musings

>> Pivotal Cloud Foundry vs Kubernetes: Choosing The Right Cloud-Native Application Deployment Platform [blog.takipi.com]

If you don't know which one to choose, this is a good place to start.

>> Keep Dependency Injection Simple [blog.thecodewhisperer.com]

Dependency Injection goes well beyond Spring 🙂

>> “Unit” Tests? [facebook.com]

Kent Beck, returning to a foundational topic for any developer – the distinction between unit and integration tests.

Also worth reading:

Also worth reading:

3. Comics

And my favorite Dilberts of the week:

>> Fake Email From The CEO [dilbert.com]

>> Boss Counts Cards [dilbert.com]

>> Arguing On Twitter With Facts [dilbert.com]

4. Pick of the Week

>> Running in Circles [m.signalvnoise.com]

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