Migration to JAM stack and Netlify from WordPress

How and Why I migrated from WordPress to static JAM Stack site deployed on Netlify.

JShell - New REPL tool in Java 9 for quick prototyping

From version 9, Java now has its own interactive REPL console, which is useful for quick checks, prototyping and educational purposes.

Getting rid of web.xml in Spring MVC App

From Servlet 3.0 on, web.xml is optional. How to get rid of it in your Spring MVC app and what is the replacement?

Migration to GatsbyJS and JAM stack from WordPress

How and Why I migrated from WordPress to static JAM Stack site built with Gatsby JS.

Documenting Spring Boot REST API with Swagger and SpringFox

How to document your Spring Boot REST APIs using Swagger with SpringFox?

Javascript: Uncovering mysteries of ‘this’ keyword

This is a very straightforward concept in other languages. Not so in javascript. It can point to pretty much anything depending on the context.

Javascript hoisting, var, let and const variables

One of the Javascript's oddities is that you can use variables and functions before they are declared. It's called hoisting. Fortunately, in ES6 let and const variables offer much better behavior.

Javascript constructor functions and new operator

What does Javascript's new operator do? What are constructor functions? Why is new criticised and what are the alternatives?