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Oracle Certified Professional: Java SE 8 Programmer

I’m continuing my certification efforts to confirm that I’m a programmer at least to myself. It took a while to get prepared to the exam but finally I’ve got it passed with 88% of correct answers and got this nice … Continue reading

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Elegant Objects. Volume 1

It’s been a while since I’ve first heard of Yegor Bugayenko. His blog, his conference talks(here, here and here), his podcast participation(here and here) already presented some of the pretty unusual OOP-related ideas. These looked like a bunch of colorful … Continue reading

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Presenting “Kafka in Production”

Really glad to tell that my second public presentation really happened at JProf meetup. Slides: Kafka_in_production Recording: This time way less time went into text repetition but way more time went into Kafka-related researches. 🙂 Even though I still have … Continue reading

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JEEConf 2017

Ізноў травень і зноўку захацелася ў Кіеў на канферэнцыю JEEConf. Лятаю я ў Кіеў за свае грошы. Было б бязглуздным вытрачаць свае грошы на тое, што не прыносіць задавальнення. Праўда? Квіткі на самалет і на канферэнцыю былі набытыя яшчэ ў … Continue reading

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Force Return in Java

Lets say you’re in the debugging session and you would like to return some specific result from the method in your IDE. Usually I was using Variable window in order to achieve this. However there’s a way simpler approach available … Continue reading

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Spring @Order in collections

It took me a while to understand why is the order not correct in the following code: class A { @Autowired Collection<B> beans; } interface B {} @Component @Order(1) class C implements B {} @Component @Order(2) class D implements B … Continue reading

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The Passionate Programmer

Just finished reading “The Passionate Programmer (2nd edition)” book by Chad Fowler. What can I say? I was looking for such a book for years. Sometimes I read books from Brian Tracy and similar guys. However these books are mostly … Continue reading

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