I just announced the new Spring 5 modules in REST With Spring:


Here we go…

1. Spring and Java

>> Monitor and troubleshoot Java applications and services with Datadog

Optimize performance with end-to-end tracing and out-of-the-box support for popular Java frameworks, application servers, and databases. Try it free.

>> The 30-seconds “State of Java in 2018” Survey [docs.google.com]

I’m running the annual Java survey, to get a clear idea of the state of the Java ecosystem right now.

If you haven’t – definitely take the 30 seconds and fill it in. Thanks.

>> Java 10: Parallel Full GC in G1GC [javaspecialists.eu]

JDK 10 finally fixed the problem with G1 which would do the full GC using a single thread.

>> Why I Moved Back from Gradle to Maven [blog.philipphauer.de]

Just like any tool out there, Gradle isn’t flaw-free. It’s always a good idea to weigh and understand the tool before committing to it for your project.

>> CountDownLatch vs Phaser [javaspecialists.eu]

Definitely, Phaser is harder to understand but easier to use 🙂

Also worth reading:

Webinars and presentations:

Time to upgrade:

2. Technical and Musings

>> Why I Deleted My IDE and How It Changed My Life For the Better [blog.takipi.com]

Sometimes it can be beneficial to ditch the technology and go back to basics. Or try a better IDE 🙂

Also worth reading:

3. Comics

And my favorite Dilberts of the week:

>> Spare Time [dilbert.com]

>> Anyone Fired Lately [dilbert.com]

>> Meetings [dilbert.com]

4. Pick of the Week

>> The Mistakes I Made As a Beginner Programmer [medium.com]

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I just announced the new Spring 5 modules in REST With Spring: