Id Software – Programming Principles

Produce constantly shippable codebase I had the chance to see John Romero at a conference. He talked about the Id Software programming principles. They defined these rules through experience. Each is built upon one another, so it’s a unique methodology and which helps you to produce constantly shippable codebase. You know these rules, but I […]

Spring Actuator Metrics availableTags

Get useful metrics to monitor your app With Spring Actuator API several useful metrics can be exposed that you can use to monitor your Spring Boot application. Metrics like application health or the last HTTP requests. I’ll show you how to do that. I’ve made an example project you can found at https://github.com/claudioaltamura/docker-springboot-helloworld. After starting […]

Format code like google

Get easy look-alike readable code with IntelliJ Spotless is are really cool tool for formatting your code with build tools. If you like, you can do that with your IDE too. I show your how to configure IntelliJ, so your code is automatically formatted while you save a file. First you have to install the […]

Discover updates or vulnerabilities

Keep your dependencies up-to-date with gradle This is an import task, e.g. nearly every 6 months major releases of frameworks are available or new vulnerabilities are found on a daily basis. I’ll show you two gradle plugins which helps you that your software project won’t be left behind. The first one is gradle-version-plugin. This plugin […]

Never write in Java a getter or equals method again

The lombok project helps you to be more productive Lombok is a great tool. Your code often gets verbose for common tasks. So what does lombok? The framework is plugged into the build process. It autogenerates bytecode into your class fields through a couple of annotations. Here comes the build.gradle: So let’s have a look […]