Introduction to Java: Methods

Posted by Hayri Cicek on June 14, 2019

Methods in Java is a block of statements that must be in a class and can be executed by calling it from other places.


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Introduction to Java: Arrays

Posted by Hayri Cicek on June 12, 2019

Arrays are a collection of elements having same type. To declare an array, we define the variable type with square brackets.


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Introduction to Java: While Loop

Posted by Hayri Cicek on June 11, 2019

While-loop executes a block of code as long as a specified condition is true.


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Introduction to Java: For Loop

Posted by Hayri Cicek on June 10, 2019

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a for loop. A loop is used to repeat a specific block of code until the condition is met.


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Introduction to Java: Switch Statements

Posted by Hayri Cicek on June 09, 2019

Switch Statement is used when we want to check equality of a variable against number of values.


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Introduction to Java: If Statements

Posted by Hayri Cicek on June 08, 2019

If statement is the most basic way of test a condition. With the if statement you test if a condition is true or false.


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Introduction to Java: First Java Program

Posted by Hayri Cicek on June 07, 2019

In this tutorial we will learn how to write, compile and run our first Java program.
You need to have Java installed on your system, go to https://openjdk.java.net/ and download JDK for the operating system you use.


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MicroProfile JWT with Keycloak

Posted by Hayri Cicek on April 23, 2019

In this tutorial, we will learn how to secure our services using MicroProfile JWT and Keycloak. Go to https://www.keycloak.org/downloads.html and download latest Standalone server distribution. Unzip the zip file and open a new terminal window and navigate to the keycloak folder.


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MicroProfile Health Check

Posted by Hayri Cicek on March 03, 2019

Health checks are used to determine if the service is running, shutdown, lack of disk space or maybe issues with the database connection. In this tutorial, we will use Eclipse MicroProfile Starter to generate a new project.

Go to https://start.microprofile.io/ and follow the steps below to generate a new project.


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Building an API Backend with MicroProfile (ebook)

Posted by Hayri Cicek on February 24, 2019

Few weeks ago, I started to work on an Ebook called Building an API Backend with MicroProfile, you will learn how to create a simple RESTful API backend with MicroProfile.
The project is open source and hosted on GitHub and everybody can contribute to the project or download the ebook and start coding.


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Eclipse MicroProfile Starter

Posted by Hayri Cicek on February 19, 2019

The new Eclipse MicroProfile Starter is live and it's really easy to generate a new project.
Go to https://start.microprofile.io/ and follow the steps below to generate a new project.


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Interview With Phillip Krüger

Posted by Hayri Cicek on December 30, 2018

What is Apiee and Extensions for MicroProfile? What's so special about MicroProfile and why should we use it? Is the framework de-facto standard because it is popular? This and much more, in our interview below with Phillip Krüger!

Hi Phillip, please tell us a bit about yourself?

Hey, I’m Phillip. I’m a Systems Architect living in Centurion, South Africa. I am a fan of technology, coffee and programming. I ...


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Interview With Cesar Hernandez

Posted by Hayri Cicek on December 20, 2018

What is MicroProfile? How can we start to contribute to Open Source? This and much more, in our interview below with Cesar Hernandez!

Hi Cesar, please tell us a bit about yourself?

I'm a senior software engineer for Tomitribe, Java Champion, part of the Guatemala Java User Group and board member of JEspañol virtual Latin America JUG. I like to teach and love to learn technology in bo...


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MicroProfile and Kotlin

Posted by Hayri Cicek on November 18, 2018

Kotlin is an object oriented programming language created by JetBrains which runs on top of the JVM and can also be compiled to JavaScript or native code using LLVM.
In this tutorial we will use Kotlin language to create a simple MicroProfile REST api.

Tools You Will Need
Maven 3.3+
Your favorite IDE.
JDK 1.8+

Clone ...


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MicroProfile Rest Client

Posted by Hayri Cicek on November 05, 2018

MicroProfile Rest Client is used to invoke RESTful services over HTTP and in this tutorial we will learn how to use it.

Tools You Will Need
Maven 3.3+
Your favorite IDE. I'm using NetBeans
JDK 1.8+

Thorntail Project Generator
Go to https://thorntail.io/generator/ and follow the steps below to generate a new project.


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Deploy MicroProfile application on Heroku

Posted by Hayri Cicek on October 09, 2018

In this tutorial we will learn how to deploy our MicroProfile application on Heroku and we will use Payara Micro as our application server.
Heroku is a cloud platform as a service (PaaS) supporting several programming languages and I've been using it for several years without any problems.

Tools You Will Need
Ma...


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MicroProfile Config using TomEE

Posted by Hayri Cicek on September 09, 2018

TomEE version 7.1.0 now supports MicroProfile and in this quick tutorial I will show you how to get started with MicroProfile Config using TomEE application server.

Tools You Will Need
Maven 3.3+
Your favorite IDE
JDK 1.8+
Git

Clone the TomEE Starter Project from Github

$ ...


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Integration Tests with Arquillian using TomEE

Posted by Hayri Cicek on September 03, 2018

In this tutorial we will learn how to integrate tests with Arquillian using TomEE Application Server.

Tools You Will Need
Maven 3.3+
Your favorite IDE
JDK 1.8+
Git

Clone the TomEE Starter Project from Github

$ git clone https://github.com/cicekhayri/tomee-javaee-crud-rest-starter-project.git
Now it's time to add some depende...


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Getting Started With MVC 1.0 (JSR 371)

Posted by Hayri Cicek on August 20, 2018

In this tutorial we will create a simple web application using MVC 1.0 (JSR 371), Thymeleaf, H2 database, JPA and Thorntail (Wildfly Swarm).
MVC 1.0 is based on JAX-RS and integrates with existing Java EE technologies like CDI and Bean Validation.


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Getting Started with MicroProfile Metrics and Prometheus

Posted by Hayri Cicek on August 16, 2018

In this article we will learn how to use MicroProfile Metrics and Prometheus to collect metrics from monitored targets.

Tools You Will Need
Maven 3.3+
Your favorite IDE
JDK 1.8

WildFly Swarm Project Generator
Go to http://wildfly-swarm.io/generator/ and follow the steps below to generate a new ...


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