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Reflectoring Review 2021 - Growing Slowly

It’s the time of the year again when I reflect about the Reflectoring year (pun intended). In this article, I share a bit about my successes and failures as a creator of code, text, and (coming up) a SaaS product.

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Complete Guide to Spring RestTemplate

REST-styled APIs are all around us. Many applications need to invoke REST APIs for some or all of their functions. Hence for applications to function gracefully, they need to consume APIs elegantly and consistently.

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Be Scrappy, Not Crappy

It’s not so long ago that I learned the term “scrappy”. Someone was looking to build a “scrappy” team of software engineers to build the next big thing, and build it fast.

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How to Internationalize a Spring Boot Application

Internationalization is the process of making an application adaptable to multiple languages and regions without major changes in the source code.

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Java Features from Java 8 to Java 17

A lot has changed in Java from its beginnings in 1995 until today. Java 8 was a revolutionary release that put Java back on the pedestal of the best programming languages.

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Creating Hashes in Java

A hash is a piece of text computed with a cryptographic hashing function. It is used for various purposes mainly in the security realm like securely storing sensitive information and safeguarding data integrity.

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