Maartens Notebook

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Archive of notes from 2018

Building ASP.NET Core apps on CircleCI

Building ASP.NET Core apps on CircleCI

Posted Apr 2, 2018. Read more...

Simple UML drawing with PlantUML

Every now and then, there’s this moment where you feel a certain urge to draw a diagram. Oftentimes, I feel a similar urge to make a digital version of it. But I don’t always have professional tooling around - and no, PowerPoint or its friends are not what I’m looking for.

Posted Apr 1, 2018. Read more...

Impressions of the first JVMCON

Last Tuesday was the first edition of JVMCON. This conference has a special programme committee: its audience. When the Call for Papers closed, everyone who had a ticket could see the submitted papers. Only, they could not see who submitted the paper - which let them focus on the papers themselves. Out of almost 180 papers, they had to select 13…

Posted Feb 1, 2018. Read more...

I upgraded to Java 9 - Part II

A few weeks ago, I wrote about migrating an existing Spring-application to Java 9. When I finished, two things remained to be investigated:

  1. Code coverage for unit tests.
  2. A bunch of warnings when running the application in Tomcat.
Posted Jan 23, 2018. Read more...

I upgraded to Java 9 - here's what happened

I recently participated in a Twitter conversation about upgrading to Java 9. Like most of the people, my current projects are all on Java 8. Of course the question came up, why don’t you upgrade? Good question! Since I hadn’t even tried, I decided to see how far I could come…

Posted Jan 12, 2018. Read more...

Devoxx 2017

Almost two months ago I visited Devoxx 2017. It’s about time to write some notes on the stuff I learnt there!

Posted Jan 7, 2018. Read more...