I wanted to compare CloudFormation and SAM with Terraform which I know from work. The following tutorials are really great if you want to get started with CloudFormation: How CloudFormation works — by tongueroo: Youtube BlogPost Getting started with AWS SAM — by Foo Bar: Youtube For a deeper dive, more info and sample templates: AWS docs
Immutable Objects An immutable object is a read-only object (you cannot change it’s properties). It’s easy to test and automatically thread-safe. Since it’s properties cannot be changed. The object will never have an invalid state. Follow this strategy to make a class immutable: Use a constructor to set ALL properties of the object (it’s immutable, […]
Tonight we’re moving our VPC (and this website) to Ireland. Exciting! -No downtime expected..
In General It was a great experience going to Barcelona for the Spring IO conference. I really tried to get the most out of it. I feel like that worked out cause I learned a lot. Google Cloud What I will remember best is the workshop on Google Cloud by Ray Tsang. – workshop: bit.ly/spring-gcp-lab […]
At my job we value CI/CD. Personally it is one of my favorite topics. When practiced correctly by everyone in the team it gives you great advantages. And it’s just beautiful how we can automate the steps of the deployment process. Jenkins is software which facilitates CI/CD. There is a very good course on Pluralsight […]
I wanted to refresh some insights that I got at work regarding integration testing. This lead me to the Cucumber getting started guide for Java. I quickly made some changes to the example and reformatted the structure of the code. Define the step definitions: Run the tests! Success!! It […]
I just ran my first java application on this server. If you remember, a couple of weeks ago I gave an introduction lecture about spring boot. I just put this sample app on this server using an image from my personal docker hub. Went trough the following easy steps to do it: create a Dockerfile […]
Last week I had the opportunity to teach a small spring boot intro course. I set up a small mvc Tips&Tricks application. Users can register and create their own tips for learning how to code. I made some REST endpoints and some thymeleaf views. Normally I’d prefer to put an Angular application on top of […]