Monthly Archives: November 2017

Wildly unused helper: EnumSet


Available since Java 1.5 is the nice helper class EnumSet and I still find code like this way to often: public class Foo { enum Thing { A, B, C }   public static final Set<Thing> THINGS = new HashSet<>(); static { THINGS.add(Thing.A); THINGS.add(Thing.B); THINGS.add(Thing.C); } }public class Foo { enum Thing { A, B, […]

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Integration testing with Docker-Compose, Gradle and Spring Boot


This post has been featured on This Week in Spring – November 28th, 2017. Lately I have been preparing a small project called simple-meetup that I plan to use for different purposes. You’ll find the repository at GitHub: It’s the first project where I used Gradle very intensive and I like my build file […]

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