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1. Spring and Java

>> GraalVM 22.0 Released with Native Image Improvements []

Better module support, serial GC by default, new compiler optimizations, and more, in a new GraalVM release.

>> Inheritance vs Composition in JPA []

Maybe another case of composition over inheritance? Let's see! different approaches to implement inheritance and composition in JPA.

>> Understanding Gradle plugins: the provider API []

And an in-depth guide on how to write a Gradle plugin: lazy provider API, task dependencies, and worker API. An interesting read.

Also worth reading:

Webinars and presentations:

Time to upgrade:

2. Technical

>> Fixing Performance Regressions Before they Happen []

A good read on how Netflix prevents or detects anomalies and regressions using techniques like changepoint detection.

Also worth reading:

3. Musings

>> Beautiful technical debt (2022) []

A different perspective on technical debt: sometimes embracing the technical debt and finding the real cause can be beneficial.

Also worth reading:

4. Comics

And my favorite Dilberts of the week:

>> Folksy Sayings []

>> Compared To Your Imagination []

>> Boss Gets A Birthday Chair []

5. Pick of the Week

>> Either HELL YEAH! or no. []

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