Clamshell: 2020-11-02

Recent news in tech in a clamshell

  • Proposed schedule for JDK 16
  • JEPs proposed to target JDK 16
  • Best IDEs in Java for App Development
  • Java Futures with Brian Goetz
  • Quiz yourself: Apply encapsulation principles to a class
  • Modern Java toys that boost productivity, from type inference to text blocks
  • HashiCorp Waypoint
  • Systems Thinking
  • In the Search of Code Quality
  • Crowdsec
  • Mario on Vim
  • gitflux
  • jLove

Proposed schedule for JDK 16

See email thread: Proposed schedule for JDK 16

JEPs proposed to target JDK 16

Best IDEs in Java for App Development

This post talks about what is an IDE, why to use one, and some of the best Java IDEs to choose from: Best IDEs in Java for App Development 2020.

Java Futures with Brian Goetz

Quiz yourself: Apply encapsulation principles to a class

Test your knowledge of a key object-oriented programming concept.

Modern Java toys that boost productivity, from type inference to text blocks

Developers using older versions of the Java platform are missing out.

HashiCorp Waypoint

HashiCorp announced HashiCorp Waypoint, a new open source project that provides developers a consistent workflow to build, deploy, and release applications across any platform. Waypoint enables developers to get their applications from development to production in a single file and deploy using a single command: waypoint up.

Systems Thinking

Invitation to Systems Thinking with Jessica Kerr & Kent Beck: systemsthinking.dev

In the Search of Code Quality

Studies about Code Quality: In the Search of Code Quality

Crowdsec

Crowdsec is an open source, lightweight behavior detection system, written in Go. Once detected you can remedy threats with various bouncers (block, 403, Captchas, etc.) and the blocked IPs are shared among all users to further improve their security.

Mario on Vim

“Thank you! But our princess is in another buffer!"

gitflux

gitflux is a tool to track your GitHub projects in InfluxDB and create beautiful graphs with Grafana.

jLove

Free conference for Java developers (4-5th December): javaconf.love