janko ferlic specialdaddy YP3WCRJzPOI unsplash - SPRING AUTOCONFIGURE
Java, Spring Boot

SPRING AUTOCONFIGURE 

Ever wondered how defining a property in Spring applications can automatically configure functionality? We are going to create this ourselves with Spring autoconfigure. We are going to setup a controller with endpoint with only a dependency and a property. For a more in depth discussion…

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Java, Kotlin

JAVA TO KOTLIN 

For Android developers there is a shift going on from Java to Kotlin. Here we are going to look at some Kotlin features that caught my eye. My overall impression is that it’s Java but more concise and more safe. Let’s have a look. For…

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Java, Spring Boot

JACKSON ANNOTATIONS 

Jackson is a helpful tool when building REST API’s. In this post I will explain what Jackson annotations I use all the time. There are of course many more Jackson annotations for all situations (example tutorials here). Here we focus on the things you want…