December 2
2015
java-ee MVC Ozark JAX-RS
Java EE 8 MVC with Ozark and Apache Tomcat

Java EE 8 MVC with Ozark and Apache Tomcat

It is always fun to try out new things, features and frameworks. This time I will try to check how far Ozark framework and Java 8 MVC went :) How easy the MVC development is in reality? What first impressions are when you need something more complex, not only @GET annotation? Continue Reading...
Java object to object mapping - which framework to choose? - Part 2

Java object to object mapping - which framework to choose? - Part 2

We've started a discussion on current mapping frameworks in Part 1. Selection was minimized to Selma and MapStruct. So which one to choose if I do not want to do the job myself? Continue Reading...
Java object to object mapping - which framework to choose? - Part 1

Java object to object mapping - which framework to choose? - Part 1

Many applications in my career had a need for a custom POJO mapper. Because of project complexity (and absence of existing mapping frameworks at that time) usually manual mapping was used in almost 99% cases :) What about another 1%? No mapping needed at all :) Continue Reading...

Micro Java EE application with Wildfly Swarm

Microservices are here already for a while. They came with cloud solutions, RESTful services, Backbone.js , AngularJS and other javascript frameworks, however only recently they got a new keyword - "microservices". And of course they will stay. Due to the nature of nowadays software architecture, cloud hosting and client rendering. I you want to be pragmatic and lean - you do not need microservices. If your software is complex, it needs easy support, fast deployment, easy clustering and serving for a single module (e.g. finance module within huge CRM) then you might thing about going into microservices. And here Wildfly Swarm comes in. Continue Reading...

Writing type-safe JPA queries with QueryDSL

I became a fan of type-safe queries long time ago (unless I need plain SQL queries via JDBC). What are type-safe queries and how easily they can be maintained? Criteria, QueryDSL, JOOQ? This post is not about which framework is the best one. It’s about how easily implement JPA queries using QueryDSL. Continue Reading...

Web application environment configuration using maven profiles

Ok, this blog post will be short. I will just share some small maven code snippets to configure your build and development IDE environment. Continue Reading...

Java EE application configuration using Aeonbits Owner

Every (almost) Java EE based application needs configuration — local, test or production — it does not matter. What matters — how easily this configuration solution is maintained and how easily the environment may be changed. Continue Reading...