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From Java 8 to 16

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At work we are still using Java 8 for a project, but an upgrade will be needed in the future. To see what has changed, there is a list created by Dávid Csákvári that lists all the new features of the language and JVM that happened between Java 8 and Java 16. And that are indeed quite a lot.


My March ‘21 in Review

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Now March is over as well, so it’s time to take a look at what was going on in March for me.


How and Why do I write monthly reviews?

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Yesterday I wrote my third monthly review and since I think it has become a habit by now, I will summarize here how and why I am doing this:


Exploring Go

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A few months ago, I tried to learn Go. I did it just out of curiosity and because I heard many great things about this programming language. I also use much software, which is written in Go, like the generator for my websites (Hugo), Git server (Gitea), feed reader (Miniflux) or Docker. All are written in Go and have in common, that they have an incredible performance and are really easy to setup, because it’s possible to compile everything to a single statically linked executable.


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