Java Software Engineer Weekly Newsletter - week 1 - January 6, 2020

Java Software Engineer Weekly Newsletter - week 1 - January 6, 2020

Oleksandr Stefanovskyi

Hi everyone and welcome to the first episode of Software Engineer Newsletter in 2020. The beginning of the year is the best time to start investing more in your career. Check out the latest news from the end of last year and start the new one.

🟡 g(old) → The Three Levels of Self-Awareness


  1. Prototyping with JShell – The good, the bad, and the ugly of the JShell REPL for Java.
  2. Memory Leaks in Java: A Cautionary Tale and Gentle Introduction to Preventing Memory Errors – And a good write-up on the common causes of memory leaks in Java and how to detect them.
  3. Why Java will remain a dominant language of the future – Despite being 25 years old, it still rules the roost. It is ranked no. 5 in the most popular language of 2019 by developer survey by Stack-overflow. More than 41% of survey users have marked Java as a popular language.
  4. Reasons to move to Java 11 (if you still didn't) – including new tools and performance improvements
  5. 📺 Why We Hate Java Serialization And What We're Doing About It by Brian Goetz & Stuart Marks
  6. 📺 Project Loom: Helping Write Concurrent Applications on the Java Platform


  1. CORS, XSS and CSRF with examples in 10 minutes - your entry point for existing web security standards, most common web attacks and the methods to prevent them


  1. Converting Test Cases Into a Successful Project - Let’s have a look at how changing a test management tool can have an impact on a project that works perfectly well from all points of view.
  2. Is Automated Browser Testing A Must For Modern Web Development? - f you are developing a website or a web application, you would want to run it smoothly on different browsers. It is not as easy as it sounds!
  3. 5 Best Cross Browser Compatibility Testing Tools in 2019 - It is crucial that you test your website on all the browsers. If your website is not cross-browser compatible, your competitors will benefit!


  1. AWS Certified Developer - Associate 2018 ($9.99 $149.99 93% off!)
  2. AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate 2018 ($9.99 $179.99 94% off!)
  3. Java Spring Framework 4 and Spring Certification ($9.99 $39.99 75% off!)
  4. Complete Java Masterclass ($9.99 $194.99 95% off!)

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