The Introduction Picture an infrastructure with loosely coupled micro services, in a docker swarm environment. The services have REST end points and we use Spring Boot to realise these services. Looking at the memory usage of these services however, being around 400MB each, they hardly qualify as ‘micro’ services. This led to […]

Memory usage of 6 popular REST server frameworks compared

The logo of the Kotlin language
Kotlin is a JVM language developed by the folks at Jetbrains. It is a concise and compact language with 100% Java compatibility and 100% null-safety. Another neat feature is its versatility: you can use the Kotlin language to create Java SE, Java EE, Android and JavaScript (Node.js) applications. This blog will focus […]

Kotlin: create REST services using Jersey and Jackson