1. Spring and Java

>> Think twice before using an object mapping library to get your DTOs [thorben-janssen.com]

No need to map entities to DTOs if you can fetch DTOs directly using Hibernate’s TupleTransformer. Good stuff. 

>> Spring Data and Spring Data Neo4j join the “No OFFSET Movement!” [info.michael-simons.eu]

Offset parameter is going away from paginated queries, and there is a really good reason behind it.

>> Kotlin DSLs in the world of Springdom [spring.io]

And a Kotlin DSLs, blending in nicely with Spring APIs 🙂

Also worth reading:

Webinars and presentations:

Time to upgrade:

2. Technical & Musings

>> Lessons from a Pessimist: Make Your Pessimism Productive [lucumr.pocoo.org]

Things do break, messages arrive out of order or don’t arrive at all – we better stay pragmatic pessimists as engineers.

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3. Pick of the Week

>> Nearly 40% of software engineers will only work remotely [techtarget.com]

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