Author Archives: Trisha Gee

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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Git Questions – How to get started with a GitHub project

In this week’s Git questions we take a look at a simple but rather important step when you’re working on a GitHub Open Source project – how do you get started? In the video, Gary and I demonstrate how to … Continue reading

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Git Questions – How to Keep a Git Fork up to Date

Carrying on our series of Git Questions, this week Gary Hockin (PhpStorm Advocate) and I look at the question: how do I make sure my GitHub fork is up to date when the open source project it forked has moved on? … Continue reading

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Git Questions – How do I switch branches without losing my work?

We regularly get questions about how to achieve a particular thing – as developers there are parts of our workflow which trip us up, that our tools can help us with if we understand how.  So we’ve decided to start answering … Continue reading

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