Author Archives: Trisha Gee

Java Annotated Monthly – June 2017

What an exciting month May was! The Java Community Process was flung into the spotlight as the Executive Committee voted against Jigsaw, raising questions like: how does this impact Java 9? What happens next? And what is the JCP anyway? Add to this the … Continue reading

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Git Questions: How do I see who made certain changes?

In this week’s Git video, Gary and I look at how you can Annotate your code to see who made which changes.  We also show how you can use this information to understand a bit more about the context of … Continue reading

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Java Annotated Monthly – May 2017

After a few, blissful, drama-free issues, this month we look into the tension between the community and the Stewards of Java (again), this time the topic is Modularity.  Feedback from the community is always a Good Thing to help improve … Continue reading

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Java Annotated Monthly – April 2017

We’re drawing closer to the release of Java 9, so expect to see more and more Java 9 news as we get nearer to July.  We should start to hear more too about what’s coming after Java 9, so now we … Continue reading

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Spring Testing Improvements in IntelliJ IDEA 2017.1

In the last post we talked about Spring Data improvements, but it doesn’t stop there. IntelliJ IDEA 2017.1, released last week, has enhanced support for testing using the Spring framework. Gutter Icons and Navigation You’ll see that where you use the … Continue reading

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Support for Java 9 Modules in IntelliJ IDEA 2017.1

IntelliJ IDEA 2017.1 brings support for Java 9’s new modularity (Project Jigsaw). In this latest version, support includes code completion in the module-info.java file, and quick fixes for adding modules to your project. Let’s take a look at a basic example of a modular project. To … Continue reading

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Spring Data Improvements in IntelliJ IDEA 2017.1

The upcoming IntelliJ IDEA 2017.1 includes numerous features to help Spring developers. In this post, we’re going to look specifically at the feature for Spring Data. Support for Spring Data has been updated to include support for features in release train Kay.

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Webinar Recording: Composite Builds with Gradle and IntelliJ IDEA 2017.1

One of the new features in IntelliJ IDEA 2017.1 is full support for Gradle Composite Builds. We were fortunate to have Stefan Oehme from Gradle presenting a webinar, showing what composite builds are, how they work and why you might … Continue reading

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Java Annotated Monthly – March 2017

We’ve taken on board suggestions from last month’s experiment and this month we’re trying to please everyone – what could possibly go wrong? February is a short month so you might expect a shortage of news, but far from it!  It’s … Continue reading

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Java Annotated Monthly – February 2017

New year, new style?  This month we’re experimenting with a simpler format for JAM, so you can see at a glance the real titles of the articles being linked to.  The upside is more links! More news! And you can … Continue reading

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