1. Spring and Java

>> Lifetimes in the Foreign Function & Memory API [openjdk.java.net]

How the new Foreign Function & Memory API prevents temporal bugs such as memory leaks and/or use-after-free using lifetimes. Very interesting.

>> Scaling a Spring application with a YugabyteDB cluster [vladmihalcea.com]

Let’s see how easy it is to scale the data access layer of a Spring application with a YugabyteDB cluster.

>> How to Release a Java Module with JReleaser to Maven Central with GitHub Actions [foojay.io]

And a step-by-step process of releasing a Java module with JReleaser to Maven Central with GitHub Actions.

Also worth reading:

Webinars and presentations:

Time to upgrade:

2. Technical & Musings

>> The quest for REST [blog.frankel.ch]

Steps for an API to become truly RESTful: taking advantage of resources, HTTP verbs, hypermedia, and sensible status codes.

>> Emulating Window Functions in MySQL 5.7 [blog.jooq.org]

Window functions are landed in MySQL 8, so let’s come up with a way to emulate that API in MySQL 5.7. Good stuff.

Also worth reading:

3. Comics

>> Instagram Narcissist [dilbert.com]

>> Viral Advice [dilbert.com]

>> Long Term Career Plan [dilbert.com]

4. Pick of the Week

>> The yaml document from hell [ruudvanasseldonk.com]

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