Rethinking About My Social Media Usage

Social media is a double-edged sword. Depending on how you use it can be really be helpful or become a source of pressure and frustration. I don’t use Facebook and Instagram much, but I use Twitter and recently started using LinkedIn too. Twitter is my primary source of technical information. I follow many good people in Java Community. Twitter is a great platform to connect with those awesome people and I learn a lot from what they share.

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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

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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My Thoughts on CleanCode, Simplicity, Automation and Empathy

When I observe old people I notice one interesting thing. They don’t usually react aggressively like teenagers do. Even when they have to deal with difficulties in life they deal with it calmly. Even when some people undermine them they simply give a smile and move on rather than trying to prove they are wrong. I wonder is growing older makes them wise? Looking at some people I know who is in their 50’s, I can confidently say No, becoming older doesn’t make them wiser automatically :-)

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