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Wednesday Links - Edition 2021-01-27

The problem with Gradle: really? (15 min read) 🐘
https://melix.github.io/blog/2021/01/the-problem-with-gradle.html

YMNNALFT: The Spring *Utils Classes (5 min read) πŸ”§
https://spring.io/blog/2021/01/27/ymnnalft-the-spring-utils-classes

Sealed goodies coming in Kotlin 1.5 (6 min read) 🦭
https://zsmb.co/sealed-goodies-coming-in-kotlin-1-5

Kotlin Roadmap - Jan 2021 (3 min read) πŸ›£οΈ
https://kotlinlang.org/roadmap.html

JEP draft: Primitive Objects (20 min read) πŸ¦•
https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/8251554

JEP draft: Snippets (10 min read) πŸ“œ
https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8201533

AdoptOpenJDK 8u282, 11.0.10, and 15.0.2 Available (3 min read) πŸŽ‰
https://blog.adoptopenjdk.net/2021/01/adoptopenjdk-8u282-11010-and-1502-available

Quarkus 1.11 released (3 min read) πŸŽ‰
https://quarkus.io/blog/quarkus-1-11-0-final-released

GraalVM 21.0: Introducing a New Way to Run Java (6 min read) πŸŽ‰
https://medium.com/graalvm/graalvm-21-0-introducing-a-new-way-to-run-java-df894256de28

Announcing Distributed Testing for Maven (5 min read) πŸͺΆ
https://gradle.com/blog/distributed-testing-for-maven/

ReScript – the language after TypeScript? (16 min read) β­•
https://blog.codecentric.de/en/2021/01/rescript-compare-typescript-elm/

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