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Here we go…

1. Spring and Java

>> Getting Started with Microservices in SpringBoot [infoq.com]

A quick guide to starting your microservices journey in the Spring ecosystem.

>> Hibernate Tips: What’s the Difference between JOIN, LEFT JOIN and JOIN FETCH [thoughts-on-java.org]

JOIN and LEFT JOIN are familiar to most SQL users – but JOIN FETCH is something JPA-specific.

Also worth reading:

Time to upgrade:

2. Technical and Musings

>> Starting with Ethereum – Setup [blog.frankel.ch]

If you want to get started with blockchain (not necessarily Bitcoin), this is a good place to start with.

>> How Silos Grow [blog.tfnico.com]

An interesting study of how silos form and crop up inside growing companies.

Also worth reading:

4. Comics

And my favorite Dilberts of the week:

>> Wally is Late for Meeting [dilbert.com]

>> The Problem is Humans [dilbert.com]

>> Elbonian Hackers Delete Wally’s Report [dilbert.com]

5. Pick of the Week

>> Entropy: Why Life Always Seems to Get More Complicated [jamesclear.com]

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

>> CHECK OUT THE LESSONS