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I’m an independent IT consultant and entrepreneur in the Internet and software business. I’m interested in design, enterprise applications, web apps and SaaS products. I design and develop business solutions and applications. I help companies in terms of software quality and knowledge transfer, e.g. with Angular and Spring Boot.

Collaboration When Developing Spring Boot Microservices by Dan Erez @ Spring I/O 2022

- At about 11 minutes in you can hear me qualify myself as "oldest man in the audience" by virtue of knowing Zuul from the original Ghostbusters movie. - Read more

Ahead Of Time and Native in Spring Boot 3.0 by Brian Clozel and Stéphane Nicoll @ Spring I/O 2022

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Modern Frontends Using Spring Boot and Thymeleaf With Htmx by Wim Deblauwe @ Spring I/O 2022

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Major Migrations Made Easy by Tim Te Beek @ Spring I/O 2022

I'll write a more comprehensive review of Spring I/O 2022 in Barcelona soon. Until then, I'll post recordings of some of the talks I've found most intriguing during that conference. One of those talks was given by software engineer Tim te Beek on OpenRewrite - a tool for complex source code refactoring (e.g., framework migrations, vulnerability patches, and API migrations): Mostly focused on Java for the time being, OpenRewrite is a tremendously useful tool when it comes to refactoring the source code of ... Read more

How Fixing a Broken Window Cut Down Our Build Time by 50% By Philip Riecks @ Spring I/O 2022

At Spring I/O 2022, Philip Riecks, one of my fellow authors of "Stratospheric - From Zero to Production with Spring Boot and AWS" gave this interesting talk on reducing build time by addressing a "broken windows" problem that can occur if we take (too many) shortcuts when writing software tests: Read more