Martin Smelt

Do Repeat Yourself

One of the first things we teach aspiring software engineers is the principle Don’t Repeat Yourself. The notion that as software engineers we should never write the same code twice. Duplication makes our code harder to change. So to prevent this, we learn to take all cases of the oh so dreaded duplication away. (Jordy van Vorselen/ developer by Kabisa) …

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Embracing BDD with Spock, a worthy JUnit alternative?

As (Java) developers, testing is a critical part of our workflow, and while JUnit has been a reliable tool, Spock is definitely worth a look. With its use of Groovy and focus on BDD (Behavior-Driven Development), Spock enables us to write comprehensive tests that are easy to understand at a glance – a significant advantage for teams looking to maintain …

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Stepping in 2024 with Powerful Java Language Features

Whether you are a beginner or senior Java developer, you strive to accomplish ambitious goals through your code while enjoying incremental progress. Along with many performance, stability, and security updates, Java 21 delivers new features and enhancements aiming to boost Java development productivity. And the best way to learn these language features is by using them in a Java project. …

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Call to all Developers who love frontend technologies

Join the Frontmania Conference on Oct 12th at Jaarbeurs Utrecht, the ultimate tech gathering for frontend enthusiasts. Frontmania Conference is known for its: Must-See Sessions: Immerse yourself in the forefront of frontend technology with top-tier speakers Networking Moments: Connect with industry thought leaders, fellow frontend enthusiasts, and professionals. ️ Hands-on Workshops: Elevate and acquire practical skills through immersive workshops and live …

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NLJUG Business partner meeting in het teken van remote werken

“Last night, we had a fantastic Business Partner meeting! We kicked off the evening with an insightful panel discussion on the future of remote work, getting all geared up for J-Fall on November 9th. Thanks to the NLJUG partners for joining us! :raised_hands: #NLJUG #JFall2023 #RemoteWork“

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Schrijf je in voor de NLJUG Innovation Award

De NLJUG reikt dit jaar voor de vijfde keer tijdens J-Fall de NLJUG Innovation Award uit. Deze wordt toegekend aan het meest innovatieve project dat heeft plaatsgevonden. De onafhankelijke jury van Java experts beoordeelt elke voordracht. Het kan daarbij gaan om projecten die succesvol, innovatief, verantwoord en/of omvangrijk zijn. Elk bedrijf dat een project inschiet krijgt tevens twee J-Fall conferentie …

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Get your ticket for J-Spring 2023, 21 Juni – Jaarbeurs Utrecht

Get ready to spring into action and unlock the latest in Java development at J-Spring 2023! We’re excited to bring you a brand new edition of this must-attend event for the Java community, packed with cutting-edge insights, inspiring keynotes, and hands-on workshops. Get ready to spring into action and unlock the latest in Java development at J-Spring 2023! We’re excited …

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