A while loop is a control flow statement that runs a piece of code multiple times. It consists of a loop condition and body. Java also has a do while loop.
The ternary operator is a form of syntactic sugar for if-then-else statements. It is also known as the conditional operator, which is perhaps a more meaningful name because it evaluates conditions like if does.
The if statement is the most basic conditional statement. It checks a condition, which is any boolean expression, and runs a block of code if it is true.
Dependency inversion principle states that we should depend upon abstractions. Taking that into account, time should also be considered as a dependency.
Spring Boot provides a type-safe way to handle configuration by allowing you to create a bean and populating it with property values from your configuration file.
Externalized configuration is essential if you wish to deploy the same deployable unit to different environments without modifying the source code. Spring Boot provides several easy methods of doing that.
Dropwizard is a framework for building RESTful web services in Java. This tutorial shows how to create, retrieve, update, and delete resources.
Java 8 introduced the Streams API which allows developers to declaratively manipulate collections. Here are five ways to create a Stream in Java 8.
In addition to executing a Dropwizard application from the command line, you can increase your productivity by configuring your IDE to do that for you. This post is going to be looking at how to run a Dropwizard application in IntelliJ IDEA, Eclipse and NetBeans.