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Occurrent – Event Sourcing for the JVM

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Introduction Occurrent is an event sourcing library for the JVM that I have been working on since the summer of 2020. There are several good options for doing event sourcing on the JVM already (such as Axon and Akka) so why did I set out to create something new? This is what we’re going to […]

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REST Assured in Kotlin

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REST Assured is a library for testing HTTP/REST based services on the JVM and version 4.1.0 made this experience even better for Kotlin developers by introducing a new Kotlin API. This blog-post will briefly introduce the new API and hopefully convince you that it’s preferable to the Java API if you’re using Kotlin. But first […]

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Kystrix – A Kotlin DSL for Hystrix

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Introduction When using a microservices based architecture you need to protect against other systems/services being down or slow when you interact with them. One common way to achieve this on the JVM is by using the Hystrix library from Netflix. We’re using

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REST Assured with Kotlin

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REST Assured is an easy to use library for the JVM that allows you to test REST/HTTP based services. It has good support for Java, Groovy and Scala and in this blog post I want to share some small tips to make the Kotlin integration even smoother. Kotlin is a pretty interesting language developed by […]