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Get started with Spring 5 and Spring Boot 2, through the Learn Spring course:


1. Spring and Java

>> Testing Clean Cleaner Cleanup []

A practical guide on how to test whether the Cleaner functions are actually cleaning up resources encapsulated by heap objects.

>> JEP proposed to target JDK 19: 428: Structured Concurrency (Incubator) []

Interesting. Structured concurrency in Java 19 – easy cancellation and shutdown strategies applied to scope and concurrent code that looks sequential.

>> Kotlin 1.7.0 Beta Enables Definitely Non-nullable Types []

Definitely non-nullable types, named capturing groups for regex, builder interface, and a lot more in a new beta release for Kotlin.

Also worth reading:

Webinars and presentations:

Time to upgrade:

2. Technical & Musings

>> When Web Testing Becomes a Breeze []

Explore writing hassle-free tests for web projects using Intellij Idea, Selenium, and the Test Data Plugin.

>> Kubernetes 1.24: Maximum Unavailable Replicas for StatefulSet []

New alpha flag feature in K8S 1.24 that enhances the rolling update of stateful sets using the new maxUnavailable configuration.

Also worth reading:

3. Comics

And my favorite Dilberts of the week:

>> Wally Runs Drug Trial []

>> Look Ethical []

>> Boss Hates Everyone []

4. Pick of the Week

A classic for a good reason:

>> 1,000 True Fans []

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