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Testing Spring Boot Rest APIs with Rest-Assured

Jonny Hackett Development Technologies, Java, Spring Boot, Testing Leave a Comment

Creating RESTful APIs with Spring Boot is a straightforward process, making it a popular choice for a variety of applications, from UI to batch processing. The same API created can be used anywhere, whether it’s called from a UI application or batch applications. However, testing these APIs to ensure they work correctly can be challenging. In this article, I’ll introduce …

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White Paper: COBOL Modernization Strategy with Spring Batch

Keyhole Software COBOL, Development Technologies, Java, Modernization, Spring Batch Leave a Comment

The Keyhole team is proud to announce the publishing of a new, free white paper: COBOL Modernization Strategy with Spring Batch

This strategy positions Spring Batch as an irresistible proposition for organizations ready to bid farewell to their COBOL legacy. Keyhole Software offers guiding principles for COBOL modernization, with a comprehensive guide based on tangible experience for enterprises navigating the realm of COBOL modernization. 

Improve Java Skills By Going Old School

Want to Get Better at Java? Go Old School.

Rik Scarborough Java, Programming Leave a Comment

So you’re a Java programmer, and you want to take your skills to a higher level. I’m going to suggest you take a project and go old school.

Over the course of this blog, I’ll explain what “going old school” means as well as give you some tips and tricks to get started. We’re going to step away from most modern tools and go back to the basics, so you gain a deeper understanding of what Java is and how it works. By the end, you should be well on your way to improving your Java skill set.

GINQ for the win

Using Groovy 4: GINQ for the Win

Rik Scarborough Development Technologies, Groovy, Java, Programming 4 Comments

In my last blog post Back in the Groovy 4, I briefly mentioned Groovy-Integrated Query (GINQ). I’ve been wanting to write about how I would use this new feature, and I decided to take this opportunity to do so.

In this post, I will be describing two examples in which I used GINQ. The first requirement I faced on a recent project of mine and demonstrating how I used GINQ to fulfill it. A quick disclaimer: this is not a tutorial on GINQ. This blog is merely a discussion of how I’ve used GINQ and how I plan on making it part of my toolkit.

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Back in the Groovy 4

Rik Scarborough Development Technologies, Groovy, Java Leave a Comment

When I heard that Groovy 4 is coming out, I decided to get ahead of it. I went online to explore what new features we were getting and how I could start using them in my own code.

This article will not be a full list of the new features of Groovy 4; there are simply too many for one post. This post will simply be my thoughts on a select few of those features and how I would plan to use them.

Let’s get started!