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The ins and outs of GraphQL: Syntax

The ins and outs of GraphQL: Syntax

The term GraphQL is getting a lot of attention lately. As its name suggests, it’s a query language, just like SQL (Structured Query Language). Unlike SQL however, it’s used not in database interactions, but in web APIs. To explain the benefits it can bring there,...
The ins and outs of GraphQL:  Context

The ins and outs of GraphQL: Context

The term GraphQL is getting a lot of attention lately. As its name suggests, it’s a query language, just like SQL (Structured Query Language). Unlike SQL however, it’s used not in database interactions, but in web APIs. To explain the benefits it can bring there,...
To pair or not to pair…

To pair or not to pair…

Is pair development the new way to do development, is it the goose with the golden eggs, or is it just another way to write software… Well I think, as always, that the truth lies somewhere in between. But first things first: pair development, for me at least, goes...
Quarkus: why, how and what?

Quarkus: why, how and what?

Supersonic Subatomic Java For the past several years, I’ve been fascinated by the Microservices movement. The architecture, the promises and how to achieve this. I’ve experimented with frameworks and tools like KumuluzEE, Javalin, Micronaut, Sprint Boot 2,...
Introduction to reactive programming with Spring

Introduction to reactive programming with Spring

What is reactive programming? Reactive programming is all about dealing with asynchronous data streams and a specific propagation of change. This means implementing modifications to the execution environment in a certain order. Let’s have a look at a real life example...