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Automated Software Refactoring With OpenRewrite and Generative AI by Tim te Beek @ Spring I/O 2024

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Build Faster Persistence Layers With Spring Data JPA 3 by Thorben Janssen @ Spring I/O 2024

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Bootiful Spring Boot 3.x by Josh Long @ Spring I/O 2024

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Spring Security Architecture Principles by Daniel Garnier-Moiroux @ Spring I/O 2024

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Java Digest by Catherine Edelveis: April 2024 Edition

Read the April 2024 edition of Catherine Edelveis' monthly digest of relevant news, releases, and events in the Java world here Read more

Dynamic Projections with Spring Data JPA

Freelance software consultant Maciej Walkowiak (of Just and Spring Cloud AWS fame) has recently published this interesting article on dynamic projections with Spring Data JPA. Dynamic projections allow you to determine the type returned by JPA query methods at invocation time, which comes in handy in case you want to return different attribute subsets from your data model for various use cases without having to incur the maintenance cost of creating a new query method for each such projection. Read more

The “Spring Way” of Doing Things by Lee Sheinberg

Lee Sheinberg of Digma (providers of a continuous feedback tool for Java development) recently published this article on The “Spring Way” of Doing Things, which covers quite a few useful suggestions on how to improve the way you write Spring Boot applications by applying common best practices such as keeping your controllers lean or handling exceptions globally. Read more

Java Digest by Catherine Edelveis: March 2024 Edition

Java developer and prolific writer Catherine Edelveis has this wonderful - and quite useful - idea of publishing a monthly digest of relevant news, releases, and events in the Java world. You can read the March 2024 edition here. Read more

The Unknowns of JUnit 5 by Mike Kowalski @ Devoxx France 2022

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Everything You Need to Know About Spring AI (as of now, that is …)

Recently, Gaurav Sharma of Unlogged posted this useful article on "All You Need to Know About Spring AI". Spring AI is a project within the Spring Framework that "aims to streamline the development of applications that incorporate artificial intelligence functionality without unnecessary complexity". Read more
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