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1. Spring and Java

>> Practice Mock Interviews & Coding Problems with Pramp 

If you’re looking to improve your interview game, definitely have a look at the Pramp mock interviews on Data Structures and Algorithms, System Design, etc. Get unlimited tries.

>> Certificate Transparency Verification in Java []

An interesting write-up about a security measure that’s more difficult to implement than it should be. This should certainly be easier.

>> Bootiful Azure: Global Scale Data Access with CosmosDB (3/6) [] and >> Bootiful Azure: Integration with Azure Service Bus (4/6) []

This week’s offering in the new mini-series exploring the use of Spring Boot with Microsoft Azure features a multi-model, multi-modal database, and an AMQP messaging system.

>> Spring Framework’s Migration from Jira to GitHub Issues []

A few notes about the migration of over fifteen years’ worth of Spring Framework Jira issues and comments into the GitHub ecosystem.

>> All You Need To Know About Unit Testing with Spring Boot []

A good introductory tutorial demonstrates how to make Spring beans easier to unit test through the use of constructor injection and mocked dependencies. Good stuff.

Also worth reading:

Webinars and presentations:

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2. Technical and Musings

>> Continuous cloud infrastructure with Ansible, Molecule & TravisCI on AWS []

The third installment in this series outlines how to verify whether our code is able to run on any infrastructure we can imagine.

>> Hiring and Retaining Developers – Creating Great Teams []

A study of what attracts top developers and keeps them motivated, an increasingly challenging endeavor as the demand for IT professionals continues to grow at an aggressive pace.

Also worth reading:

3. Comics

And my favorite Dilberts of the week:

>> Hiring a Millennial []

>> More Accurate Job Description []

>> AI Too Stupid to Be Dangerous []

4. Pick of the Week

>> How to think like a programmer — lessons in problem-solving []

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