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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...

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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)....

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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...

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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,...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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Episode 68. Clouding it up with Microsoft Service Fabric

Clouds are everywhere and are puffy! In this Sponsored Episode, we dive into one of the main prominent cloud providers out there (Microsoft), who is outreaching to us Java Developers! (gasp!). In this episode, the Microsoft Service Fabric team (with @mani_ramaswamy, @HuruliS and Raunak Pandya) takes us in a soup-to-nuts tour on how to get...

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Episode 67. Recording from JavaOne!

We sneaked in! Bob and I managed to get into JavaOne (sshhhh….) and made drive-by interviews with some of the luminaries and notable atendees at JavaOne, from Dr. Deprecator @stuartmarks to @reza_rahnman, @edburns, @prpatel, @saturnism, @javaclimber and @shelajev. All in snippets of 10 minute awesomeness talking from deprecation, collections, Eclipse Enterprise for Java, Containerization, and...

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Episode 66. Ok, how about consuming Rest services

So we talked about how to create a rest service (using things like Apache CXF and Spring MVC), but sometimes, we actually need to consume these rest services. Luckily within the Java ecosystem there is a lot of way to skin that cat, and in today’s episode we at least cover 4 ways of doing...

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