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I like trying out new frameworks and writing about them. Below you can find the latest articles I wrote.


Difference between Mono and Flux

October 1st, 2019 | 7 min read | Java, Project Reactor, Reactive programming

Two key-components of Project Reactor are the Mono and Flux publishers. In this tutorial I’ll explain the differences between them and how to use them.

Loading initial data with Spring

August 20th, 2019 | 7 min read | Java, JPA, Spring, Spring boot, Spring Data

I’ve been answering Spring related questions on Stack Overflow for the past three years now, and one of my most popular answers is about how to load initial data. While my solution over there works really fine, there are multiple solutions to this problem, and in this tutorial I’ll demonstrate which ones you have. This […]

Distributed tracing with Istio and Jaeger

August 6th, 2019 | 5 min read | Istio, Jaeger, kubernetes

So far, we’ve already explored some of the elements Istio provides, such as visualizing our service mesh with Kiali, and monitoring our application metrics with Prometheus and Grafana. In this tutorial, we’ll see how we can use Jaeger with Istio.

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