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Agile Values and Teams

As a really great experience I had the pleasure to think together with Allen Holub at the Agile: principles, practices and architecture workshop on SDD Deep Dive conference.
We discussed a lot of topics in connection with agile, how it is misinterpreted and misused within a lot of companies, what useful practices can be used in order to define and develop a team's own process for working together efficiently and the connection between the organisational structure, the working process and the architecture.

Integrate JMS queue into a Spring Application

In this blog entry I describe a basic configuration you need to add to your Spring application for listening to jms messages on a queue.
I extend the book-inventory-boot example with a Jms Listener that receives messages on a queue and based on the Operation header in the message a Delete, Update or a Create is executed.

How Can We Facilitate Effective Meetings?

I was always wondering why it is one of the biggest complaint from software developers that they need to attend too many meetings that do not represent added value to their work. I guess we could easily solve this problem with a change in the mindset of meeting organizers, facilitators and attendees as well... SIMPLE STEPS could make a BIG DIFFERENCE in our meeting culture and our meetings could worth the time we spend on them if we would follow the hints below.

Domain Mapping with the ModelMapper library

Most of the applications define data abstraction layers. Usually the entities of the different layers show some similarities and mapping is required to transform one model to another.
The ModelMapper library can be useful to help you resolve this task.

Contract Driven REST API Design

Apidoc.js is a great inline documentation tool for RESTful web APIs.
It goes really well with Spring REST applications, you just define your API documentation as inline comments in your classes and execute the apidoc command to parse the source files and generate a static HTML documentation out of them.