Generating a Random Number in Java From Atmospheric Noise

Java Random Number From Atmospheric Noise - MVP Java
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When it comes to generating a random number in Java, we have several options. However I doubt none are as intriguing or as random as what you’ll learn about in this post.  If your interested in how to generate a truly random number in Java by using the earth’s atmospheric noise as it source, then read on … Continue reading “Generating a Random Number in Java From Atmospheric Noise”

Java 9 Modules Provide Strong Encapsulation

Java 9 Modules
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Before Java 9 we were all victims of having implementation details leaking out onto the Classpath, thus making them accessible to everyone.  Java’s public access modifier is just too … well public! Lets take a look at how Java 9 Modules give us a substantial boost in providing strong encapsulation  …

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An Alternative to Jenkins for Java CI

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Are you searching for an alternative to Jenkins for your Java project? I sure was. I wasn’t all that interested in spending time and effort installing and configuring a local Jenkins server or even dishing out money to host one online, to start experimenting. What I found was an alternative which solved all those issues and got me quickly focusing on what I do best, code!

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Spring Boot and JUnit 5

Spring Boot and JUnit 5
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The much anticipated release of JUnit 5 is almost here and Spring 5.0 will have official support for it. However,  it’s still possible to run JUnit 5 Tests within your current Spring applications right now. I’ll show you how to bring you testing to the next level by using Spring Boot and JUnit 5. This Post concentrates on the new ability to Dependency Inject right into our @Test method parameters. I warn you though, after getting a taste of this … there’s no going back!

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Spring Boot Integration Testing (Slice and Dice)

Spring Boot Integration Testing
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You can achieve some amazing results with Spring Boot Test for your Integration Testing.  I’ll be covering how to execute different groups (sub-sets) of Integration Tests which cover different layers (or slices) of your application. Applying this layered approach will give you increased flexibility and the opportunity to identity problem areas earlier on.

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