FullStack Me

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Race Report: Oxford Half Marathon 2019 – Washing away 7min from my first HM

20 October 2019

Final race of the season went suprisingly fine: shaved nearly 7 minutes off my previous half-marathon in May. Still, have a feeling that I could do a bit better.

Automate SOAP client auto-generation routines with WSDL import for SBT and Scala

6 October 2019

If you are tired of looking for good SOAP/WSDL manual or working with modern languages and don’t want to deal with legacy web services stack, check out this guide. It tells how to automate WSDL client classes generation and avoid committing boilerplate WSDL code to the repository. All done with Java native tooling and SBT and works fine for Scala and other JVM-based languages.

Saucony Freedom ISO full in-depth review: Make new friends but don’t forget the old

30 September 2019

Whenever you are fancy buying Saucony Freedom ISO or just looking for a good alternative to Saucony Kinvara, check this detailed guide into the beautifully made pair of road running shoes. They come with neutral cushioning and a neat low heel-to-toe drop profile perfect for natural running.

Race Report: Runfest Richmond Marathon 2019

22 September 2019

A detailed race report for Runfest Richmond Marathon, which happened to be my first marathon ever. It took place on 15 September 2019 in a very nice location of Kew Gardens.

Race Report: Hackney Half-Marathon 2019

11 June 2019

Some races are full of fun and joy, others could happen to be hard. The London Hackney Half-marathon from Virgin Sport was both at the same time. It was really fun but the toughest race for me, to the moment; after all, it was the first half-marathon for me.

Bring your favourite fonts to reports running in Docker

12 April 2018

Ever faced issues with broken fonts in the reports, or got tired from your JVM ignoring OS fonts installed? Learn how to combine all the pieces of microservices reporting puzzle together in this article. We go through the basics of installing custom fonts for Java and try making a use of them for real JasperReports generated from your favourite microservices.

Reading Lined JSON files with Java 8

7 March 2018

Sharing my recent experience of figuring out how to handle Lined JSON (or, IJSON) format in Java. Read the article to learn more about this fancy format, go through the quick Java code example to read lined JSON and think a bit more when such formats could be useful.