IngressDB: a long-running POC with Neo4j 2018-12-03 I like learning new technology. Playing around with it, getting a feel for it. For this, I prefer POCs that are more substantial than the typical 'hello world' stuff. What would I learn from that? Some years ago my interest in Neo4j was awakened by Michael Hunger and Dirk Mahler (through jQAssistant). Looking around for something that would allow me to play with Neo4j and be of use for me, I decided to build a database from available Ingress data. ...
Using dynamic ports in spring boot integration tests 2018-10-28 When doing integration testing, it is quite common to start external processes. A typical example is testing if your program is sending emails correctly. GreenMail provides an easy way of doing so and the documentation is helpful as well. While there are plentiful examples out there demonstrating how to do this, most use a fixed port to start Greenmail on. When running tests in parallel, or when the CI server is running tests on different branches simultaneously, this test will fail due to the port already in use. ...