This Week in Dev #2

A bit late this week, Easter and holidays didn’t let me have that much free time. Here’s This Week in Dev issue number two.

Adam Bien has published another great video, The Overhead Of Java EE Application Servers.

Zero Turn Around has pulish another nice article on how to speed up your Maven builds. Meanwhile, you can also speed up your dependencies downloads.

Talking about dependencies and builds, check how one developer just broke Node, Babel and thousands of projects in 11 lines of JavaScript.

Still on the NPM, Kik debacle creates worst NPM mess ever.

Have you ever heard of Java 8 Optional? Here’s how to use it and say goodbye to those nasty null pointer exceptions.

What do you think about the JEP 286? Roy van Rijn explains the pros and cons of JEP 286.

Docker just announced they are in beta for Mac and Windows.

Lightbend (formerly known as Typesafe) is giving away a report about Reactive Microservices Architecture, by Lightbend CTO Jonas Bonér. Register to get your.

And finally, tehcnology is moving at a speed never seen before. Check this awesome video: Real-time Face Capture and Reenactment of RGB Videos.

See you next week.