Every now and then, the idea of contributing to Open Source Software crosses the mind of every developer. However, often, it just remains to think about it instead of actually doing something. In this blog, I want to tell the story of my first Pull Request.Continue reading “How to Start Contributing to Open Source”
In our previous post, we showed how to create an AWS Continuous Deployment Pipeline. This post will continue where we left off. We will enhance the pipeline with a Review stage, a more efficient use of the Maven cache and add notifications to the pipeline.Continue reading “How to Create an AWS Continuous Deployment Pipeline Cont’d”
Creating a continuous deployment pipeline will bring us a step closer to an automated build, test, deploy strategy. In order to create such a pipeline, we need to have access to several tools. Instead of installing these on on-premise servers, we can make use of the AWS cloud offer. Let’s see how this can be accomplished!Continue reading “How to Create an AWS Continuous Deployment Pipeline”
In this post, we will create a Spring Cloud Function and create some unit tests for it. We will do so by creating a function with Bean definition and with the functional style. At the end, we will deploy the function on AWS Lambda.Continue reading “How to Deploy a Spring Cloud Function on AWS Lambda”
In this post, we are going to explore how we can deploy a simple Spring Boot application to AWS Elastic Beanstalk. We will explain how to setup an AWS account and provide a step-by-step guide how to deploy to AWS.Continue reading “How to Deploy a Spring Boot App to AWS Elastic Beanstalk”
In this blog, we are going to take a closer look at the Java 8 Streams API. We will mainly do so by means of examples. We will cover many operations and after reading this blog, you will have a very good basic understanding of the Streams API. Enjoy reading!Continue reading “Java Streams By Example”
This year’s edition of J-Spring, organized by the NLJUG, went digital due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From the 23rd up to and including the 26th of June, every day two technical talks have been held. We attended this digital version of J-Spring and want to share some of our impressions. Enjoy!Continue reading “J-Spring Digital 2020 Impressions”
In this post, we will take a look at how we can use Testcontainers for our integration tests. Testcontainers will allow us to write integration tests making use of containerized databases, message queues, web browsers, etc. without a dependency on a local installation.
In this post, we take a look at how we can easily manage our database migration scripts by means of Liquibase. Liquibase will automatically execute necessary database migration scripts during application startup. We will explore some of the features of Liquibase by means of a simple Spring Boot application in combination with a PostgreSQL database.
You have consistently written unit tests and you have a line coverage of, let us say, 80% and all of your tests pass. Pretty good, isn’t it? But then you change your code and still all of your tests pass although you have changed code which is covered by your unit tests. In this post, we will take a look at mutation testing which will test the quality of your unit tests.