How to publish a library to a Maven repository with the maven-publish plugin

A seasoned developer now and then creates a piece of code that he or she would like to reuse in a different project. When such time comes it is useful to know how to publish a library so that it can easily be incorporated into a different project. In this post I will describe how to publish a Kotlin library to JCenter…

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Use ShouldKO for better assertion messages

Most of us write tests these days. Whether they are unit, integration, end-to-end or performance tests once written we often do not go back to them until they fail. It is thus vital to have a clear assertion message when a test fails. Hamcrest I think Hamcrest is the most popular assertion library available in Java…

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Multi tenancy task scheduler

Last time I showed how to extend Spring default request handler adapter so that we are able to schedule or reject incoming requests. The goal of the is to: queue requests for processing limit the maximum number of concurrently processed requests reject requests after the maximum queue size is reached interrupt…

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Multi tenancy in Spring MVC

One of our clients aimed to replace old, often DOS based, point of sale systems with a cloud based, SaaS modeled solution. At Bright Inventions we have developed all required components including AWS based back-end processing requests originating from multiple clients. Each business that uses the SaaS point of sale can…

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Request timeouts in Spring MVC

As we saw previously, we only have limited options to configure maximum time a request processing can take in Spring MVC. In this post I will show how to enforce such timeout through a custom Servlet Filter. Request timeout Servlet Filter Without further ado let us dive right into a sample filter implementation in…

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Request timeouts in Spring MVC

Last time we reviewed how to configure HTTP client timeouts. This time let us focus on the other side of the HTTP request i.e. server. There is pretty much always a thread pool involved when we write a Spring MVC application. The thread pool configuration will vary depending on particular servlet container (Tomcat…

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