Java 12 introduces switch expressions. Together with a new lambda-style arrow syntax, this makes switch more expressive and less error-prone.
Think Java 11 is just a maintenance release? Think again! Here are eleven small but shiny additions to classes like String, Path, Files, Collection, Optional, and others that make coding a little more elegant.
From Java 11 on, you can execute a single source file without compiling it first. Beyond experimentation, you can write scripts this way. Even the shebang is supported!
With Java 11’s new reactive HTTP/2 API, request and response bodies can be handled with reactive streams, which gives you full control over the bytes going over the wire: you can throttle, stream, and even cancel early.
Java 11 ships with a new, fluent HTTP/2 API. This tutorial explains the basic building blocks and how to send requests synchronously and asynchronously.
Migrating from Java 8 to Java 11? Then this post has got you covered. It discusses licensing, long-term support, update preparations, version requirements, common migration challenges, and more.
A detailed look at @Disabled, its conditional counterparts, and how to create custom conditions that allow us to flexibly disable test methods.
The JUnit 5 extension model enables detailed, flexible, and powerful additions to JUnit 5’s core features. For that it provides specific extension points and easy composition of annotations.
Thorough introduction to parameterized tests in JUnit 5: How to create them, how to name them, where to get the arguments from, how to convert then, and how to customize that.
With dynamic tests, JUnit 5 allows us to create tests at run time. With this we can parameterize tests. generate hierarchical test plans, and even define tests with lambdas!