March/April 2019

Size Still Matters

Despite servers with terabytes of RAM, executable size still matters.

Javalin: A Simple, Modern Web Server Framework

Building web apps with a fast, lightweight, unopinionated framework that creates tiny executables

Building Microservices with Micronaut

A lightweight framework designed from the ground up for microservices and serverless computing

Helidon: A Simple Cloud Native Framework

Create container-friendly microservices with a minimum of code running straight Java SE.

The Proxy Pattern

A good solution when you need to enable or mediate access to objects, either local or remote

Loop Unrolling

An elaborate mechanism for reducing loop iterations improves performance but can be thwarted by inadvertent coding.

Quiz Yourself

More intermediate and advanced test questions

Modern Java in Action

By Raoul-Gabriel Urma, Mario Fusco, and Alan Mycroft