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I love tinkering with code, and I occasionally write and talk about it.

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Java

Building microservices with Micronaut and GraalVM

In this tutorial, I'll build a microservice from scratch with Micronaut.

Java

Uploading files with Spring and GraphQL

In this tutorial I'll cover how you can upload files using Spring boot and GraphQL.

Java

Mastering Spring boot Actuator

In this tutorial I'll cover why Spring boot actuator allows you to write proper production-grade Spring boot applications.

JavaScript

Creating your own nodes with Gatsby

So far, we’ve seen how to use WordPress, Craft CMS and JSON data with Gatsby, but what if you want to use other data with Gatsby, which isn…

Java

Securing your GraphQL API with Spring Security

In this tutorial, I'll show how you can use Spring Security with Spring boot and GraphQL.

General

Making the switch to Markdown

Starting today, all new blog posts will be written in Markdown, and will be maintained as part of the repository. In this blog post, I will cover the reasons why I decided to make the switch.

JavaScript

Working with Gatsby and Craft CMS

In this tutorial I'll build a blazing-fast static website with Gatsby on top of a Craft CMS blog.

Java

Using EhCache 3 with Spring boot

Caching is a common operation when developing appllications. Spring provides an abstraction on top of all different caching libraries to make this even easier.

Other

Updating your Gatsby site when WordPress posts are published

During the last few weeks, I've covered most steps I took when moving from WordPress to a headless WordPress setup with Gatsby. One of the questions I often see is, "how do I update my Gatsby site when a post is published or updated?". In this tutorial, I'll cover what you need to know.

JavaScript

Using JSON with Gatsby

Earlier, we've seen how we can use the gatsby-source-wordpress plugin to retrieve blog posts using the WordPress API. In this tutorial, we'll explore another possible source of information that Gatsby can use, such as JSON.

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