Here we go…

1. Spring and Java

>> A categorized list of all Java and JVM features since JDK 8 []

A handy reference covering everything from new language features down to the new version naming scheme. Good stuff.

>> Tap Compare Testing with Diferencia and Java Microservices []

A good introduction to the “tap compare” testing technique for validating whether a new version of a service is backward-compatible with the existing version. Definitely worth reading if you're doing any work with APIs.

>> TomEE on Azure cloud []

And a complete guide to configuring, building, and deploying a TomEE application to Microsoft's Azure cloud.

Also worth reading:

Webinars and presentations:

Time to upgrade:

2. Technical and Musings

>> How to Calculate a Cumulative Percentage in SQL []

A clever way to build this report uses a simple ‘GROUP BY' clause and SQL window functions.

>> Managing passwords in teams with Gopass []

A good write-up on this basic yet secure password manager for teams who must share access to passwords and other secrets.

Also worth reading:

3. Comics

And my favorite Dilberts of the week:

>> Adjust the Data []

>> Health Problems []

>> Dumb Questions []

4. Pick of the Week

>> Performance Under Load []


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