The idea of functions as a service is not new to the industry. We, being IT professionals, have seen lots of transformations in programming paradigms.
Java Development Kit (JDK) 11 is now generally available bringing some productivity improvements and an HTTP Client API that implements HTTP/2.
Industry buzzwords like ‘Microservices’, “Reactive” and “Functional” are obviously not new to the software industry as professionals have been using them to analyze the problems common to many enterprise organization applications.
The term “Microservices” has risen over the last few years describing a way to design software applications as independently deployable services.
When people say, “Spring Boot does everything”, it’s not clear what “everything” is.
If you are a java developer, there is a high probability that you have heard about spring or even used it in a few of your projects. Spring framework was created primarily as a Dependency Injection container but it is much more than that.
What is Spring ?
Spring is a framework that helps you to “wire” different components together. It is most useful in cases where you have a lot of components and you might decide to combine them in different ways, or wish to make it easy to swap out one component for another depending on different settings or environments.
There are many different relational database management systems (RDBMS) out there. You have probably heard about Microsoft Access, Sybase, and MySQL, but the two most popular and widely used are Oracle and MS SQL Server.
In order for a computer to be able to store text and numbers that humans can understand, there needs to be a code that transforms characters into numbers. TheUnicode standard defines such a code by using character encoding.