Spring Boot Latest Version | Updates and New Features

As of May 13th of 2021, The latest stable spring boot version is 2.4.5. Spring Boot 2.4.5 offers a lot of new features and dependency updates. Let’s check them out in detail. Spring Boot 2.4.5 requires at least Java version 8. It is also compatible with java 11 and 15. Understanding Spring Boot release cycle…

Prototype Pattern | Design Patterns in Java

In this post, We will take a look at prototype design pattern in java with an example. What is Prototype Pattern? The prototype Design pattern is a creational pattern that deals with creating objects quickly through cloning. This pattern is helpful when an object would take less time to initialize than through constructors. Also, this…

Builder Pattern | Design Patterns in Java

In this post, We will take a look at Builder Design Pattern in Java with a real-world example. It is a creational design pattern that allows to create objects with variations. Definition As per the book from the gang of four on design patterns, The builder design pattern separates the construction of a complex object…

Singleton Pattern | Design Patterns in Java

The Singleton Design Pattern in java restricts the instantiation of a class to a “single” object. It is a creational pattern as it deals with object creation. Also, this pattern is the simplest among all design patterns. A java class is following singleton pattern if the following statements are true. The class must have only one…

Abstract Factory Pattern | Design Patterns in Java

Let’s take a look at the abstract factory design pattern in java with a real-world example. Abstract factory pattern in java is a creational pattern. It is based on factory pattern but goes one level deep to create the factory of factories. This pattern deals with similar factories by grouping them. In abstract factory pattern,…

Factory Pattern | Design Patterns in Java

 The factory method design pattern in java deals with creating objects without having to specify what type of objects to create. It is formally known as the factory pattern and it is a type of the Creational Pattern. Let’s check this pattern with an example. This design pattern is useful when the calling method doesn’t…

Design Patterns in Java

In software engineering, Design patterns in java are the solution to write better applications. They are the best practices to solve certain problems in various situations. And These patterns are not algorithms. And they are definitely not a programming paradigm. But, it is just an approach to building concrete programs. In 1994 Erich Gamma, Richard…

Quartz Scheduler – Introduction

Quartz Scheduler is an open-source job scheduling library that can work with any Java application to create simple or complex CRON schedules for executing a vast amount of jobs. The Quartz Scheduler also includes many enterprise-class features, such as support for JTA transactions and clustering. To simply put, If your application has tasks that need…

SpringApplication Class in spring Boot

In this post, We will take a look at SpringApplication class, What its purpose and How to use SpringApplication class in Spring Boot. Introduction to SpringApplication class You may have seen this class already. When generating a Spring Boot project from Spring Initializer or from IDE, You could see this class in the main method….

Failure Analyzers in Spring Boot and How they Work

In this post, We will take a look at how Failure Analyzers in Spring Boot work and how to implement them to handle startup failures in spring boot. Introduction to Failure analyzers Failure Analyzers is a diagnostics feature from Spring Boot to deal with startup failures. If your application fails to start, These FailureAnalyzers would try…