Code simplicity by Abstraction vs Verbosity

Java is and has been the primary programming language I have used throughout my career. If I want to build something quick for a prototype or if I need to pick the tech stack with a tight deadline then Java is my first choice. Especially after Java 8 it becomes more and more feature rich and powerful. On top of it with frameworks like SpringBoot, Quarkus and Micronaut building enterprise grade applications becomes a breeze.

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How I dealt with burn out?

A month ago I was constantly feeling stressed out, tired and not getting proper sleep. To put it simply I got burned out. The interesting thing is it is not because of my official work pressure. Currently, I am working with a cool client, we are delivering the features on time and the team is friendly…I have nothing to complain about my official work. So I thought (and tweeted) it might be because of the things I do in addition to my regular job.

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Kubernetes - Exposing Services to outside of Cluster using Ingress

In the previous article Kubernetes - Blue/Green Deployments we have learned how to release a new version of application using Blue/Green Deployments strategy. 1. Getting Started with Kubernetes 2. Kubernetes - Releasing a new version of the application using Deployment Rolling Updates 3. Kubernetes - Blue/Green Deployments 4. Kubernetes - Exposing Services to outside of Cluster using Ingress In this article, we are going to learn how to use Ingress to expose HTTP and HTTPS routes from outside the cluster to services within the cluster.

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Kubernetes - Blue/Green Deployments

In the previous article Kubernetes - Releasing a new version of the application using Deployment Rolling Updates we have learned how to release a new version of application using Deployment Rolling Updates and how to use Readiness and Liveness probes to route traffic to only fully initialized containers. 1. Getting Started with Kubernetes 2. Kubernetes - Releasing a new version of the application using Deployment Rolling Updates 3. Kubernetes - Blue/Green Deployments 4.

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Kubernetes - Releasing a new version of the application using Deployment Rolling Updates

In the previous article Getting Started with Kubernetes we have learned how to deploy a SpringBoot application on Kubernetes(Minikube) using Deployment and Service primitives. We also looked at how to access our application using NodePort on Minikube IP address. 1. Getting Started with Kubernetes 2. Kubernetes - Releasing a new version of the application using Deployment Rolling Updates 3. Kubernetes - Blue/Green Deployments 4. Kubernetes - Exposing Services to outside of Cluster using Ingress In this article, we are going to learn:

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Getting Started with Kubernetes

Docker and Kubernetes has revolutionized how we build and run the applications. In recent years containerization becomes new normal, and many organizations start using Kubernetes as Container Orchestration Platform. I was curious about Kubernetes and played with it a bit 3 years ago but I thought let’s wait and see is it going to be a real thing or just another over hyped technology. Now I see Kubernetes everywhere, especially where microservice architecture is used for their systems.

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Get Super Productive with Intellij File Templates

Intellij IDEA is the most popular IDE for Java development and there are tons of features to explore and become more productive. We all know about Live Templates which can be used to expand a small expression to common code snippets. Recently I came to know about File Templates, and I realized I can put it to good use and be more productive. First let us discuss the problem I was trying to solve with File Templates.

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SpringBoot application deployment and monitoring series - Part 2 - Build Server Setup using Jenkins

This is the 2nd part of our journey to learn SpringBoot application deployment and monitoring series. We are going to setup Jenkins build server and configure Pipelines for vote-service, bookmark-service and bookmarks-ui microservices. In this article we are going to learn: Implementing build pipeline using Jenkins Pipeline as Code Using Jenkins Shared Libraries Setting up pipelines using Job DSL You can find the GitHub repositories below: devops-setup https://github.

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SpringBoot application deployment and monitoring series - Part 1 - Build Services

This is the first part of our journey to learn SpringBoot application deployment and monitoring series. We will be using the following tools throughout the process, so please install them based on your operating system. Prerequisites Java 11, Maven (I would recommend using SDKMAN to install these tools) Docker, docker-compose VirtualBox Vagrant Ansible Minikube I will be using MacOS, Intellij Idea and shell scripting. You can use your favorite IDE, but try to use *nix like environment (Linux or MacOS) to be able to run those shell scripts.

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