Thursday, May 28, 2020

10 Unit and Integration Testing Tools and Libraries Java Programmers Should Learn

In the last a couple of weeks, I have written some articles about what Java developer should learn in 2020 like programming languages, libraries, and frameworks, but if you have just one thing to improve or learn then that must be your automation testing skills. Testing is one of the disciplines which separates professional developers with amateur ones. It's not about following TDD, BDD, or whatever testing methodologies but at the very minimum level, you must write code to test your code automatically. Many Java developers write unit tests and integration tests which automatically run during build time, mostly by using continuous integration tools like Jenkins or TeamCity.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Top 5 Courses and Books to Learn Gradle for DevOps Engineer - Best of Lot

Hello guys, Gradle is one of the latest tools for Java developers to create build scripts and manage dependencies. It's a good alternative of Maven and the best thing about Gradle is that finally, you have a much more readable, and concise build scripts. With Maven, build scripts are written using XML in pom.xml file which is very verbose, but with Gradle, build scripts are written using Groovy which is very concise by design. This means the same 100 line Maven build script can be replaced by 10 to 20 lines of Gradle script. To give you an exam, here is a diagram that compares a Gradle script to a Maven pom.xml file.

Top 10 Coursera Certifications and Specialization to Learn Python in 2020

While there are many online platforms out there to learn Python Programming, Coursera is one of the most reputed ones. The best thing about Coursera is that it provides access to courses taught at the World's top universities like the University of Michigan and Rice University, one of the top 20 universities in the USA. It has also got the best Python certifications offered by both organizations like IBM and Google, the World's top universities like the University of Michigan. That's why many people flock to Coursera to learn Python and other Computer Science and Software Engineering skills.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Top 5 Career Options for Experienced Java Developers

If you are an experienced Java programmer who has done a good amount of coding and development, like someone with more than 5 to 8 years of experience, working as a senior Java developer or a technical lead and wondering how to grow to the next level, then you have come to the right place. In this article, I'll share five career options and Jobs experienced developers like you can choose to take your career to the next level. Apart from becoming a project manager, which is what many programmers wanted, there are other more technical and better career opportunities are available now. It's especially great for Programmers with less or no people management skills or who love coding and development and always want to remain hands-on.

Top 5 AWS and Cloud Courses for Java and Spring Boot Developers - Best of Lot

Hello guys, if you have been reading technical blogs and articles then you might be hearing about wide-spread cloud adoption among all sizes of companies. In the last few years, many companies, both big and small have shifted their infrastructure to the cloud or in the process of doing it. I have no doubt that the next generation of Java applications will be written for and run in Cloud and that's why it's important for Java developers to learn about Cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, GCP, Cloud Foundry, and others. Thankfully Java frameworks like Spring Framework is taking this cloud move seriously and new frameworks like Spring cloud is getting popular which makes developing cloud-based application easy.

Monday, May 25, 2020

Top 10 Frameworks Java Programmers can Learn in 2020 - Best of Lot

Hello guys, if you are a Java developer and wondering which web development frameworks you should learn in 2020, then you have come to the right place. In this article, I am going to share the top 5 frameworks Java developers can learn to keep pace with modern-day development. This article includes backend frameworks like Spring and Spring Boot as well as front-end frameworks like Angular 2+ and React JS. You might be wondering why Java developer needs to learn Angular or JavaScript framework, but the truth is that you need those to work in the real world. For example, you work in an application where the backend is written in Java, but the front-end is written using Angular or React JS