The 4 essential Java cyclomatic complexity testing tools

Worried about thorough code coverage? Do you wonder whether you tested every pathway through your code? One way to eliminate that anxiety is to integrate Java cyclomatic complexity testing tools into your build.

JDPR - Java Data Protection Recommendations - JVM Advent 2018

One major event that reverberated across the entire tech ecosystem was the 2018 introduction of GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation for European Citizens. While it remains to be seen I this will or will not impact British citizens, it offers a positive opportunity for Java developers to take interest in three areas of security: …

Static analysis of Java via the Checkstyle plugin for Eclipse

In this step-by-step tutorial, we showed developers how to install the Checkstyle plugin for Eclipse. The plugin lets them take advantage of static code analysis integration in the early stages of the software development lifecycle.

Java Weekly, Issue 258 | Baeldung

A great week in the Java and Spring ecosystems, with three new Spring Boot releases, and a nice review of Spring Bean scopes and how they impact thread safety.

Is it a mistake to teach Java as a first programming language?

Given its tendency toward verbosity and strict syntax, it might not be the best idea to teach Java as an introductory programming language. Accessible alternatives to Java — like Python — exist and offer rookie programmers a simpler standard upon which to lay their foundation.