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Episode 78. OracleCodeOne, the interviews!

OracleCodeOne just happened… and Freddy and Bob couldn’t go… So they recruited the help of Josh Juneau to go out there and capture interviews from anyone who would talk to us! Apparently they did, and we packaged all in this hour-long episode for your enjoyment! Everything from community building, to what’s hot in the Java space, to takes from the conference are covered in this series of five minute interviews.

So take a listen! It’s the next best thing if we couldn’t go to OracleCodeOne.

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Episode 77. Sql or NoSql, To Normalize or to Not Normalize… that (STILL) is the question

Episode 77. Sql or NoSql, To Normalize or to Not Normalize… that (STILL) is the question

So you may have thought about using NoSQL or a Document Database for taking care of you needs. But do you know why that might be not be a good (or a pretty bad idea?). Or you may have a Database that have been running fine, but it seems that you can’t work with it anymore? (Is it time to move to NoSql? Would it help?).

We dive into the “Why” would you choose Databases vs NoSQL Data Stores, or when to ditch your MongoDB and actually come back to MySQL. In our current time of “WebScale” and “CloudReady” we get bombarded by choices! (Mongo, Dynamo, MariaDB, ElasticSearch) and while some of the offerings are great, it might not mean that is the Right choice for what we need to store.

So take a listen as we explore normalization and the strength and weaknesses of relational data vs unstructured data.

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Episode 76. Tick…tock…Time to upgrade to Java 11!

It’s coming! If you have been using Oracle Java 8, you should know that starting on January 2019 we will have to get an oracle license for running Oracle’s JDK in production. OR, if you want to keep using Oracle Java (or OpenJDK) for free, and still receive security updates, then you gotta move to 11!

In this episode we have no other than @DrDeprecator itself giving us a tour on what are the less-known changes (and goodies) that are coming when upgrading from 8 to 11. We go through most of the JEPs that usually don’t make the news but are actually pretty awesome!

So take a listen, and start downloading the new Java 11!

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Episode 75. Let’s get coding with Kotlin!

While Freddy is travelling from Chicago through the West Coast in a minivan, Bob talked to Todd Ginsberg about the new darling language from the JVM. Kotlin is much more than a novelty now, and with Android support, and some time to “work out the kinks” it has been used Mainstream. Have you been curious on what makes Kotlin interesting, and “fun?”. Have you been thinking of taking it for a spin? Well, wait no more! Listen to this episode as Todd takes us through the coolest part of Kotlin!

 

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Episode 74. Unit and…Integration Tests, JaCoCo, Docker and Coverage (and more!)

In this episode we interview Janine Patterson on her talk of “Integration Test Coverage with JaCoCo” and dive into the nuances of Units vs Integration tests. We dive into Gherkin sentences as we use Cucumber, and challenges of integration tests (hint… use Docker). We also dive into the best way to execute these (Spring Runner). In all, if you were interested in upping your integration testing game, this is the one episode to listen to!

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Episode 73. Spring Boot 2.0 is out! Hear all about it with Greg Turnquist

It’s new, it’s shiny, and is powerful! The new Spring Boot 2.0 framework is out! And we interviewed Spring’s own @gregturn to tell us what’s new, what’s improved and what has changed in 2.0. Diving into a bunch of topics including Reactive APIs, Bob, Greg and I set to explore Spring Boot 2.0 (and why you should upgrade). @gregturn is also the author of Learning Spring Boot 2.0, and he is an authority on many thing Spring.

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Episode 72. A very deep dive on Var, and unmodifiable collections with Stuart Marks (@stuartmarks) himself!

We went to one of the best sources to learn what’s happening with Var and Java 10, @stuartmarks! Also, what has been (and is being deprecated) on Java 10, and 11. And little inside perspective of having a new java version every six months!

Included is a the “convConvenience Factory Methods for Collections” List.of, Set.of, Map.of that @stuartmarks did for Java 9! (and his new contributions for Java 10). And a interesting trick of the non-deterministic order of unmodifiable sets! (A Stuart Marks special!)

So come and listen to this episode which contains great tips and tricks directly from one of the contributors to the Java Programming Language API!

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Episode 71. Jigsaw part II, and Java 10 Highlights!

So we finally wrapped Jigsaw in this episode (the most prominent feature for Java 9 (and included a small errata from @stuartmarks). But Java is moving at a breakneck speed, and Java 10 was just released a couple of days ago! We couldn’t resist covering some of the new and interesting features of the language. So come take a listen to finish up with Jigsaw, and learn what’s new for Java 10.

 

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Episode 70. Let’s put puzzles together. Using Java 9’s Jigsaw!

Episode 70. Let’s put puzzles together. Using Java 9’s Jigsaw!

It was both the most anticipated and (one of the) most controversial features in Java 9. What’s the bruhaha all about? What is Jigsaw (or the Java Platform Module System)? What does it bring? Can I use it? And if so, why would I use it? All these questions are answered as we dive into the history of JSR-376 (it has been years in the making). And since Jigsaw is so big, there might be a two-parter for us! So stay tuned!

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Episode 69. All I want for Xmas is a million requests per second (Jmeter!)

So it’s the holidays and now we are winding down the year. Even so, sometimes this is the best time to actually do some performance testing. And there’s no better (foss) tool to do so than JMeter! Come and let’s dive into how to use JMeter for those stress and performance testing that needs to get done (you’re doing stress tests right?)

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