1. Spring and Java

>> Design document on nullability and value types [mail.openjdk.org]

Detailed design document on what the future might look like in terms of nullability of value types in Java.

>> Class Loader Hierarchies [mostlynerdless.de]

And a concise yet useful refresher on how Class Loaders work in Java and its hierarchy. Always good to understand how the underlying platform works.

Also worth reading:

Webinars and presentations:

Time to upgrade:

2. Technical & Musings

>> The Holy Grail syndrome [event-driven.io]

Mixing different tools together without having a good understanding of underlying building blocks can definitely have counterintuitive results.

>> Ensuring the Successful Launch of Ads on Netflix [netflixtechblog.com]

And a piece on how to roll out a new feature that has a profound impact on the existing features in a reliable fashion.

Also worth reading:

3. Pick of the Week

>> The HTTP QUERY Method [httpwg.org]

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