Blog: A java geek (Nicolas Frankel)


212 blogs updated: 10 min. ago
Synthetic
There is a bunch of languages running on the JVM, from of course Java, to Clojure and JRuby. All of them have different syntaxes, but it's a...
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17-09-2017 17:38:31 A java geek (Nicolas Frankel) Agile & Testing
Flavors of Spring application context configuration
Every now and then, there's an angry post or comment bitching about how the Spring framework is full of XML, how terrible and verbose it is,...
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10-09-2017 18:00:44 A java geek (Nicolas Frankel) Agile & Testing
On exceptions
When Java came out some decades ago, it was pretty innovative at the time. In particular, its exception handling mechanism was a great impro...
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03-09-2017 18:57:43 A java geek (Nicolas Frankel) Agile & Testing
You're not a compiler!
At conferences, it's common to get gifts at booths. In general, you need to pass some some sort of challenge. An innocent puzzle Some of tho...
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27-08-2017 17:58:17 A java geek (Nicolas Frankel) Agile & Testing
Rise and fall of JVM languages
Every now and then, there's a post predicting the death of the Java language. The funny thing is that none of them writes about a date. But ...
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20-08-2017 18:49:56 A java geek (Nicolas Frankel) Agile & Testing
Automating generation of Asciidoctor output
I've been asked to design new courses for the next semester at my local university. Historically, I create course slides with Power Point an...
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13-08-2017 17:06:12 A java geek (Nicolas Frankel) Agile & Testing
Strategies for optimizing Maven Docker images
Last week, I wrote on how to design a generic Docker image for Maven-based auto-executable webapps. The designed build file has 3 different ...
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06-08-2017 16:50:38 A java geek (Nicolas Frankel) Agile & Testing
A Dockerfile for Maven-based Github projects
Since the Docker "revolution", I've been interested in creating a Dockefile for Spring applications. I'm far from an ardent practitioner, bu...
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30-07-2017 19:53:59 A java geek (Nicolas Frankel) Agile & Testing
Kotlin collections
This post should have been the 5th in the Scala vs Kotlin serie. Unfortunately, I must admit I have a hard time reading the documentation of...
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23-07-2017 19:20:48 A java geek (Nicolas Frankel) Agile & Testing
A use-case for Google Fusion Tables
I've been traveling somewhat during the last few years, and I wanted to check on a map which countries I already visited. There's one requir...
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16-07-2017 19:08:34 A java geek (Nicolas Frankel) Agile & Testing


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