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Feature Flags with Spring Boot

Feature flags are a great tool to improve confidence in deployments and to avoid impacting customers with unintended changes. Instead of deploying a new feature directly to production, we “hide” it behind an if/else statement in our code that evaluates a feature flag.

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Laws and Principles of Software Development

In discussions around software development, it’s almost impossible to avoid quoting a law or two. “This won’t work because of ‘The Law of X’!

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Timeouts with Spring Boot and Resilience4j

In this series so far, we have learned how to use the Resilience4j Retry, RateLimiter, TimeLimiter, Bulkhead, Circuitbreaker core modules and also seen its Spring Boot support for the Retry and the RateLimiter modules.

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Asserting Lists with AssertJ

In tests, we need to add assertions to make sure that a result is the expected result. For this, we can make use of the AssertJ assertion library.

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Atomic Habits in Software Development

Compound interest is both a powerful and apt analogy for when it comes to devising your workflows. Improving a process' efficiency and efficacy by 2% can feel negligible.

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Zero Downtime Database Changes with Feature Flags - Step by Step

Whenever we make a change in our database schema, we also have to make a change in the code that uses that database schema.

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