1. Spring and Java

>> Do You Trust Profilers? I Once Did Too. [foojay.io]

As they say, profilers are “lying creatures” and prone to limitations of a particular profiling method – better know these beforehand.

>> JEP 430: String Templates (Preview) [openjdk.org]

Looks like Java will be getting String interpolation after all these years.

Also worth reading:

Webinars and presentations:

Time to upgrade:

2. Technical & Musings

>> How Tests Support Refactoring [blog.thecodewhisperer.com]

Tests make refactoring easier indirectly… by making it safer.

>> Is it Time to go Back to the Monolith? [foojay.io]

Microservices were overhyped – time to go back to pros/cons assessments and choose appropriate tools for the job.

Also worth reading:

3. Pick of the Week

>> How Discord Stores Trillions of Messages [discord.com]

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