Until recently, I last wrote Java in anger in 2002. IntelliJ IDEA had just been released; it wasn’t remotely on my radar. I honestly can’t remember what IDE we were using back then, but it certainly was a very long way to the fully featured IDE that JetBrains produce today.
Here’s my personal experience of using IntelliJ IDEA for the first time.
The “Hello World” version of electronics programming is a blinking LED. But, in this post, we will go a few steps further and control 8 LEDs inside a number display.
Igor De Souza, Dublin based Principal Big Data Consultant at Oracle, set up an interesting experiment in which he combines a LED number display with the Raspberry Pi and Quarkus.
I will demonstrate how to create a simple Web Service using Spring Boot. This framework makes it almost effortless to develop web services, so long as the appropriate dependencies are in place.
In this example, I will create a Web Service that will read the current temperature from a file and make it available to clients via a RESTful endpoint.