Java Pub House

You got your new project, it's a brand new service, and is ready to go! But... have you done a health check endpoint for your app? In this day and age of microservices with auto-remediation and auto-scaling, having a well-behaved, functioning health-check is very important since it dictates when to evict, scale up (or down) your service.

And the great news is, that for the "bigger" frameworks (like Spring or Microprofile) the work is almost done for us! With Spring Boot Actuator and Microprofile, we have tons of support and annotations, and built-in healthchecks for the main "things", like database connectivity, Message Queue connectivity, even Email settings!.

So don't put it off...start listening to this podcast, and then start creating that oh-so-needed health check for your app! Also, stay tuned to this episode as we give a "hint" of new podcast series to come!

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Direct download: JPHE83_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:37pm CDT

So the internet is all raging about this (not so little) framework that is doing it all. Created with a "cloud-first" mentality, @Micronautfw is aiming to be your next Spring Boot! And, oh gosh, how easy they are making it.

We dive into what makes Micronaut such a darling of the internet right now (not using reflection, GraalVM ready, better memory consumption) and see how much "stuff" is in there (the TLDR; A Lot). We go from creating a microservice, to looking at the different already-implemented features like circuit breakers, properties/profiles, beans, support for lambdas, micrometer, reactive programming, and all. While it might not have "everything" that Spring does, the reality is that it's pretty solid.

Would you consider Micronaut for your next project? The answer is maybe (and for some cases, maybe Yes). So come, and take a listen to the underdog framework (Micronaut) that's stepping up to definitively take the reigning Champ (Spring)

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Direct download: JPHE82_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:53am CDT

Ah, Project Lombok is one of those little gems in the Java Ecosystem. But it's interestingly controversial! Some will love it (as I do), others will hate it! But no matter which camp you land on, you should at least know about it!

Project Lombok allows you to, quite easily create your equals/hashcode method, or create a builder pattern for your class, or even generate your getters/setters. All while just adding a simple annotation to your class. How does it do it? (hint. It's preprocessing bytecode magic) But holy cow, when used responsibly, Lombok allows you to write so little code for a ton of cases. So come take a look at why this library is powerful (and learn its benefits, and as importantly, its pitfalls)

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Direct download: JPHE81_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:59pm CDT

Nothing like a cold chilly day to stay inside and program some more. Before you start that new project from scratch, let's go over a pretty cool feature of Maven. Maven Archetypes! Learn how to create "project templates" for your new maven project... or better yet, use one of the predefined maven archetypes already out there.

We go over how easy is to create your own, and over the flexibility on the things you can do! Are you trying to get all your development teams to start with the same libraries, support, or template? Are you using maven? Then the answer is easy. Create an archetype for them! Come and take a listen as we use Maven to create Maven Template for new Maven projects.

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Direct download: JPHE80_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:08am CDT

So for our new episode we decided to give YOU a holiday gift! Apache Commons! We covered one of the libraries that is ubiquotous in anyone who programs Java, but that not many know how robust and complete it is!

Do you have to do things like averages, min, max? Or do you have to read CSV files? What about measuring pieces of code with currentTimeMillis? or creating deep copy of Bean objects? Well, these and much more are already supported in the slew of Apache Commons project (and subprojects!). They usually have no transitive dependencies either so they are "ready" for the taking. And because Apache Commons is already used in many open source libraries, chances are that is already in your own project! Making it an easy thing to just start using it.

Happy holidays, enjoy this little gift from all of us :).

FOLLOW US JavaPubHouse on twitter! Where we will be sharing new tech news, and tutorials!

We also have been revamping our site so go there, take a look, listen to old episodes, or search them!

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Direct download: JPHE79_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:50pm CDT

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