My attempt to understand why people perceive Java as complex

My attempt to understand why people perceive Java as complex

I work as an Architect/TechLead/SeniorDeveloper depending on client engagement. And, Java is the primary programming language that I have used most of my career. In recent years I got an opportunity to work with Go, NodeJS and .Net Core technologies too. I find Java, especially with SpringBoot, a solid platform to build enterprise grade applications. Occasionally there comes a discussion of technology selection, and I noticed some people don’t prefer/like Java.

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Code simplicity by Abstraction vs Verbosity

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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Kubernetes - Exposing Services to outside of Cluster using Ingress

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

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

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

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

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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All the resources you ever need as a Java & Spring application developer

All the resources you ever need as a Java & Spring application developer

Nowadays software development is a challenging task as the number of programming languages, frameworks, libraries are increasing rapidly day by day. Luckily, the number of resources to learn on the internet for free also increased a lot. There are a ton of free resources to learn almost everything on the internet. There are lots of official documentation, blog posts, Udemy courses, YouTube videos etc. As a backend developer who primarily work on JVM based languages/frameworks like Java, Kotlin, SpringBoot etc, following are a collection of resources I usually follow to learn new things.

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GoLang from a Java developer perspective

GoLang from a Java developer perspective

Gone are the days we can call ourselves as Java developer, .NET developer, Python developer etc. Nowadays we might need to work with multiple languages to some extent such as Python for scripting, Go for CLI utilities etc. Out of personal interest I started learning Go Language 3 months ago and I am using Go for our current application. In this article I would like to share my first impression on Go language.

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Remote debugging SpringBoot application

Remote debugging SpringBoot application

We all know how to run SpringBoot application in debug mode from our favorite IDEs(Eclipse/IntellijIDEA etc) and debug the code. Recently I had to debug a SpringBoot application which is running on a remote server. There is already lot of information on the Internet on how to remote debug java applications, but some approaches didn’t work for me. So, here I would like to share my findings. If application is running on localhost Suppose you are running your application on localhost only and remote debug from your IDE.

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