JUnit, Java's most ubiquitous testing framework, is getting an update. Yes, JUnit 5 is a complete rewrite that decouples "JUnit the Platform" from "JUnit the Tool" and makes the platform available to other testing frameworks, which might very well redefine the future of testing on the JVM. More than that, it evolves the API and has a very promising extension model.
HTTP-RPC is an open-source framework allowing developers to create and access cross-platform polyglot RESTful web services using a convenient, RPC-like metaphor, while preserving fundamental REST principles such as statelessness and uniform resource access.
If you ever wondered what happens when your bytecode executes, join former Oracle G1GC perf-lead Monica Beckwith in her guided tour of JIT compilation and runtime optimizations in OpenJDK HotSpot VM.
Configuration is one of the most widely used cross-cutting concerns in application development. Apache Tamaya is a new incubator project that brings standardized property management to Java.
In this article we deep dive into two bytecode manipulation frameworks: Javassist and ASM, valuable tools for performing tasks that are otherwise impossible. And once you learn it the sky's the limit! 2
In this 2nd installment on diagnosing performance issues, performance guru Andreas Grabner focuses on spotting performance & scalability issues in distributed Microservice Oriented Architecture
Angular 2 & TypeScript have brought true object oriented development to the world's most popular web development framework. This article provides a high-level overview of Angular 2. 4
Reveno is a powerful new, performant, JVM based lock-free transaction processing framework based on CQRS and event-sourcing patterns. In this article we develop a simple trading system using Reveno. 1
In this article, we take a deep dive into Java's invokedynamic and explain why it is such a powerful tool for the Java platform and for JVM languages such as JRuby and Nashorn. 1
In this article we explore how to create automated fluent BDD scenarios using the Screenplay Pattern – a possible outcome of mercilessly refactoring Page Objects using SOLID design principles. 3
Billed as a Weekend Read, the All About Java 8 Lambdas book covers much more than just lambdas; it’s the book to read if you know Java and need to get up to speed on Java 8. Read on for the review.
This article demonstrates a solution for automating the build, deployment and management of a Docker Java microservices application on any cloud or virtualization platform. 1