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Wednesday Links - Edition 2021-03-17

Java 16 / JDK 16: General Availability (1 min read) ✨

Java 16 and IntelliJ IDEA (19 min) 🎀

JDK 16 G1/Parallel GC changes (5 min read) 🗑️

Don't use (Kotlin data class / Lombok Data ) as JPA Entity (30 sec read) ⛔

You can't afford to run Java 8 (5 min read) 💰

Free Up System Resources For Faster Gradle Build (6 min read) 🦅

Kotlin compiler crash course (2 min read) 💥

Backpressure in Reactive Systems (3 min read) 🤚

Oracle R2DBC (4 min read) 🎉

Announcing Spring Native Beta (7 min read) 🎉

if-else-switch (4 min read) 🥢

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