Spring nested transactions are a bit like the black sheep of the transaction family – easily misunderstood and cast aside in documentation. Nested transactions are however incredibly useful for use cases consisting of large bulk updates and/or operating over unreliable connections. Let’s take a look at how we can bring this black sheep back … Continue reading “Spring Nested Transactions”
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”
JDK 12 has introduced some much needed change to the switch statement. Our good old switch statement is being re-vamped and can now also be used as an expression. Learn how its new design eliminates common irritants, packs succinct syntax and provides exhaustive case coverage … Continue reading “JDK 12 Switch Expression – Preview Feature”
If your serious about building your Java applications with Spring Boot then your definitely going to love developing with Spring Tool Suite 4. In this post, I go over how to run the STS4 IDE from a Docker Container as well as introduce you to its new and amazing features that you won’t be able to live without.