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Testing an Apache Kafka Integration within a Spring Boot Application and JUnit 5

March 29, 2020

Almost two years have passed since I wrote my first integration test for a Kafka Spring Boot application. It took me a lot of research to write this first integration test and I eventually ended up to write a blog post on testing Kafka with Spring Boot. There was not too much information out there about writing those tests and at the end it was really simple to do it, but undocumented. I have seen a lot of feedback and interaction with my previous blog post and the GitHub Gist. Since then spring-kafka-test changed two times the usage pattern and JUnit 5 has been introduces. That means the…

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Managing Multiple Cisco VPN Connections

March 24, 2020

Since everyone is working from home now. This is a short tutorial for everyone who needs to connect to multiple virtual private networks with the Cisco Anyconnect client. As a student this is for me the university network as well as the company network. For others this might be their company as well as the clients they work for.

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QCON London 2020

March 17, 2020

The last week I attended to the QCon London 2020 Conference (thanks mimacom for the opportunity!). It was a cool experience where I had the chance to learn from others' experience on software engineering. These are the notes I made for the talks that caught my attention the most:

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