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  1. Lessons Learned Writing Spring Boot Auto Configurations

    My team and I make heavy use of Spring Boot to build microservices that power our applications at our company. We've even gone so far as to write our own custom auto configurations to ease development. We package these auto configurations along with other goodies into what we call our platform.Recently, after releasing a new platform version, we encountered an issue where one of our microservices would fail to start at what appeared to be random intervals. After further digging, we noticed specifically...
  2. Spring Cloud and Netflix Ribbon: Client-side Load Balancing

    Eventually you'll reach a point where you need to run multiple instances of an application or a service for high availability or to manage increased load. That's what load balancers are for. There's generally two different types:What many people would call a "load balancer" is actually a server-side load balancer. It can be implemented in hardware or software. The traffic is sent to a dedicated service that decides where to send the traffic, using an algorithm like round-robin, to one of the...
  3. An Introduction to R for Java Developers

    As a Software Engineer I'm always keeping up to date with technology and one of the things that helps me do that is book reviews. Right now, I'm reviewing The Book of R: A First Course in Programming and Statistics by Tilman M. Davies. R is a programming language used in statistical computing and has gained in popularity in the recent years due to the explosion of data and its applications like Machine Learning.
  4. Spring Boot 1.4: @MockBean and @SpyBean

    It's August 2016 and the Spring Boot team recently released Spring Boot 1.4 ( on July 28th, 2016 ). Some of the biggest improvements and simplifications are around unit and integration testing. We'll take a focused look at two of the newly added features: @MockBean and @SpyBeanThe newly introduced annotation, (@MockBean), adds generalized support for mocking of any Spring bean. If you've used Mockito Annotations before, @MockBean is simliar to @Mock but with Spring support.Suppose we have a simple...
  5. Développement des applications mobiles Cross-Platform sous environnement Microsoft

    Le développement des applications mobile pour smartphones et tablettes représente un grand challenge technique pour une équipe de développement lié à l’existence de plusieurs choix de solutions :Il est à noter que ce challenge est encore plus grand avec la diversité du parc mobile et on assiste à une fragmentation technologique des équipements mobiles en fonction de :Dans le présent article, je vais me consacrer seulement au développement des applications natives et en particulier sur socle multiplateforme.
  6. Xamarin - Microsoft releases free version for small shop developers

    Developers who have invested in C# may have been questioning how useful this knowledge would be in the long run. After all, most technologists are familiar with the decline in desktop computer orders (below) coupled with the increase in mobile devices. And C# hasn’t been a first choice for developers targeting the mobile device market. No one would suggest that this means that there will be no market for C#, however the marketplace seemed to growing away from it. *source: https://www.statista.com/chart/4647/pc-shipments-worldwide-sales/...
  7. Australian Tech Salaries Rise While US Counterparts See Downturn in 2015

    Australian tech professionals ended the year on a high after seeing a steady rise in salaries throughout the year ending with an average salary of $104,907 AUD, an increase of approximately $5000 AUD. The USA conversely saw declining salaries across all industry areas to year’s end, with average salaries dipping below $100,000 USD to $77,696 USD.The United Kingdom fluctuated throughout the year for particular skill sets, but overall recorded a steady salary average of £45,388.“It was an interesting...
  8. Tech Industry Salaries The Steadiest In 12 Months, According to Latest Stats From Gooroo

    In the past month, tech professionals in Australia, the US and UK have seen the steadiest rates of salary and demand overall for the past year, varying by less than 0.3% from October.While Australia saw average salaries for mobile related positions fall by approximately 6% in November, an increase in infrastructure, big data and database salaries kept the average tech salary stable at $104,200 AUD.“Mobile skills aren’t going to fall out of favour anytime soon,” says Greg Muller, CEO and Founder of...
  9. Programming languages - salaries and demand (3rd Quarter 2015)

    <span style="font-size: 0.7rem; display: block; text-align: center;">* Overall salary trends for the last two quarters.<br />N.B. Salaries for each country have been converted to USD for ease of comparison.*</span>Overall global salaries are down by $5,000 - $10,000 USD over the last quarter. Relative positions in popularity however remain mostly the same. By almost any measure and ranking methodology, the most popular and well paid languages are still JavaScript, Java,...
  10. Gooroo statistics show Australian tech jobs steady as US and UK face decline

    Analysis of Australia's advertised tech positions shows salaries have remained steady over the past six months, with September recording a 1.2% increase to average $102,237 AUD, according to the latest statistics from Gooroo.While Australia is seeing the same average salary as it did two quarters ago in April 2015, it has been a different story in the US and UK, where both regions have seen a decline in average salaries for tech professionals."The US has been hit the hardest in terms of salary...
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