1. Spring and Java

>> A Java 17 and Jakarta EE 9 baseline for Spring Framework 6 [spring.io]

Moving the Java ecosystem forward – Spring is planning to use Java 17 as the minimum version for Spring Framework 6 and Spring Boot 3!

>> Why and How to Upgrade to Java 16 or 17 [infoq.com]

Upgrading to Java 16 or 17 is easier than you think – step by step guide on how (and also why!) to migrate from older Java versions to 16 or 17. Good stuff.

Also worth reading:

Webinars and presentations:

Time to upgrade:

2. Technical

>> Practical API Design at Netflix, Part 1: Using Protobuf FieldMask [netflixtechblog.com]

Even more efficient gRPC: a great article on avoiding unnecessary backend computations and heavy response payloads by using Protobuf’s FieldMask.

Also worth reading:

3. Musings

>> Make it Easy [reflectoring.io]

A few tips on how to transform seemingly hard problems into easy and enjoyable pieces – hard isn’t always superior to easy!

Also worth reading:

4. Comics

And my favorite Dilberts of the week:

>> Useful Assignments [dilbert.com]

>> App For Fake Graphs [dilbert.com]

>> Wally’s Vacation Day Correlation [dilbert.com]

5. Pick of the Week

>> 5 Skills to Help You Develop Emotional Intelligence [markmanson.net]

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