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How you can easily improve daily standups

Developers preparing for standup.
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Don’t give other’s updates


The issues I’ve had with Quarkus Lambda

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What we’re building?


What’re the correct mocking ways — fake, mock, or stub?

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What mock alternatives do you have?


Here’s why unit tests don’t need logging

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Logs add more code


3 metrics experienced developers use to measure low-quality code

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  • Does code work? Don’t touch it.
  • Does it work? Yes — move on.
  • Finish ASAP, we’ll get back to refactor.

1. Why is cyclomatic complexity bad?


What actions make bad estimates

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Terra incognita


Learn the good stuff from 5 bad Java snippets

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1. Do you generate random numbers?


How Optional can help you remove the nasty null pointer errors

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· What’s the correct usage of ofNullable?
· Don’t return null, use Optional
· Why is Optional#of necessary?
· Why Optional#of throws NullPointerException?
· You shouldn’t use Optional for method arguments

What’s the correct usage of ofNullable?


Sending the resume isn’t the only way to employment

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How deadlines destroy your high-quality code

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You have an arbitrary deadline

Miloš Živković

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