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  1. Diagnosing performance issues with Java legacy apps on Pivotal Cloud Foundry How to profile apps on Pivotal Cloud Foundry. VisualVM to the rescue! Categories:   Profiling    Java    VisualVM    Performance    CPU Sampling   
  2. Hibernate to JDBC An exploration in replacing Hibernate with JDBC in Spring. Categories:   Spring    Java    Hibernate    JDBC    Java Database Connectivity    Repositories   
  3. Java Deserialization, JMX and CVE-2016-3427 If you use remote JMX, you need to update your JVM to address CVE-2016-3427 Categories:   Security    Java    Apache Tomcat    Pivotal tc Server   
  4. Faking OAuth2 Single Sign-on in Spring, Two Ways When your Java Spring web application depends on a third-party OAuth2 single sign-on service, tests can be slow, brittle, or difficult to control. I’ll describe two ways to address these issues by faking OAuth2 single sign-on in your tests. Categories:   Spring    Java    Testing   
  5. "Some Blog Post" or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Like Red Junit Tests Tips and tricks for writing tests that fail well. What to mock, what to name your tests, and how to when. Categories:   Java    Testing   
  6. The Journey of a Spring Boot application from Java 8 to Kotlin, part 3: Data Classes Kotlin data classes reduce a lot of boilerplate code when it comes to writing POJOs that are used for data exchange. Categories:   Spring Boot    Kotlin    Java