Java Pub House (general)

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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Category:general -- posted at: 9:50am CDT

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.

This is an episode you don't want to miss!
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Category:general -- posted at: 5:45pm CDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 7:59pm CDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 11:21pm CDT

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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Direct download: JPHE70_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:58pm CDT

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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Direct download: JPHE69_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:40pm CDT

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 started with Azure's service cloud, including what makes it different from others. Bob and I dive and explore how well would this work for us Java folk (and the answer is "very well") taking questions from how to build and deploy cloud, to what native support is there is for us Java Folk .

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:46pm CDT

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 getting Kids involed, it's a great melting pot of topics and opinions!


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Direct download: JPHE67_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:27pm CDT

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 so (including my favorite of the day, Feign). Come take a listen as we dive into Appache HttpComponents, Apache CXF with JaxRS, Spring RestTemplate and Netflix Feign on this fully-loaded episode.


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Direct download: JPHE66_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:31pm CDT

What a strange omission, of all the concepts, one that all of us should always have is Caching. We have used it (and most likely we have been burned by it). Come and take a listen on how to correctly (or at least not as incorrectly) think about caching, finding out your "game plan", and using JSR-107, or Hazelcast, or Apache Ignite or Spring. LRU? Time-based? How much memory? Long distribution tails? cacheable keys? All concepts that you should ask before creating/using a cache!


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Direct download: JPHE65_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:05pm CDT