Here we go…

1. Spring and Java

>> The best way to use SQL functions in JPQL or Criteria API queries with JPA and Hibernate []

If we're building the JPQL dynamically using Criteria API, we can still call any SQL function as long as Hibernate knows about it. Good to know.

>> A Beginner’s Guide to JPA’s persistence.xml []

It's hard to remember all the JPA configuration details – having this as a reference and a good place to refresh them is a good idea.

>> Getting to Know Graal, the New Java JIT Compiler []

A major evolution seems to be coming to the JVM – can't wait.

>> Spring Boot, migrating to functional []

A quick look at the new breed of Java web application.

Also worth reading:

Webinars and presentations:

Time to upgrade:

2. Technical and Musings

>> Evolution of Application Data Caching: From RAM to SSD []

A super interesting dive in decisions made by Netflix that turned out to be great.

Also worth reading:

4. Comics

And my favorite Dilberts of the week:

>> Elbonian Sales Video Assignment []

>>Dilbert Is Misinterpreted []

>> No Plans To Reorganize []

5. Pick of the Week

>> Software Development []

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Alan Barrington-Hughes
Alan Barrington-Hughes
2 years ago

xkcd is not on https. the link is

2 years ago

Hey Alan – as far as I can tell, it works fine on HTTPS.

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