How to Build A Simple JAX-RS Application with CDI using Java EE

Java EE has typically been painted as an overly complicated and heavyweight solution. This perception persists today, despite its great usability and suitability for backend and even microservice development. While most discussions of the topic center around a comparison between Java EE and Spring, my objective in this article is to simply focus on the ways in which Java EE can be easily and productively utilized to create a project, and let readers decide for themselves whether the tool meets their needs.


So, You Want to get OCMEA Certified - Part 1

OCM is the highest level of Java Certification offered by Oracle. It's aimed at professionals responsible for modeling and architecting Java EE applications with several nonfunctional requirements (NFR), such as security, scalability, maintainability, reliability and availability. For this certification, Oracle expects that Java architects have solid knowledge of the Java EE stack and choose the most suitable technologies when addressing real life problems.


Docker on Pipeline - Part 1

If you have ever had to start on a new team, you know the feeling of finding yourself a bit lost amidst dozens of tutorials and all the documentation required to set up your development environment. Odds are, you may have even skipped a step or two and found yourself in a mess. Even if not, there's a good chance the guide is at least somewhat outdated, or doesn't cover your exact scenario. Either way, there's bound to be some misunderstanding. 


Java Mission Control and Java Flight Recorder

Working as a programmer you will probably always face doubts about the performance of your applications. Proving that the application you have developed is reliable and has good performance and good memory usage is never an easy task. We do have several tools available from different vendors to help us accomplish this, but the problem is that those tools are never free and they often impact the performance of the application being tested, generating results that are unreliable or downright false.


Software Craftsmanship Manifesto - A call for professionalism

Compared with other leading professions, the software industry is still in the early stages of development.  As in any field, software developers are constantly attempting to identify practices and principles to develop better and faster software. As we've grown up as an industry, we've created resources such as Software Architecture and the Agile Manifesto, the importance of which is clear and well-established. 


GraphQL 101

Today we will talk about a powerful technology and specification created by Facebook, GraphQL.

 According to GraphQL main site: 

"GraphQL is a query language for your API, and a server-side runtime for executing queries by using a type system you define for your data. GraphQL isn't tied to any specific database or storage engine and is instead backed by your existing code and data."