AWS Step Functions Overview

AWS Step Functions Overview AWS Step Functions is a serverless orchestration service that enables you to coordinate multiple AWS services into serverless workflows. Workflow Orchestration Step Functions allows you to build visual workflows to automate processes, orchestrate microservices, and create data and machine learning pipelines. It helps developers use AWS services to build distributed applications … Read more

Working With Currency Data In Java

Overview Working with currency data in Java involves several key aspects: conversion rates, formatting, rounding, and arithmetic operations. This article will guide you through handling these aspects effectively in Java, ensuring accurate and reliable financial applications. Conversion Rates To handle currency conversion, you can use external APIs like the ExchangeRate-API. This API allows you to … Read more

Using FFMPEG in Java Cheat Sheet

Overview This cheat sheet contains code example that I use most frequently in my recent project that uses ffmpeg extensively to edit and create video. Let’s get started. Run ffmpeg in Java To run a ffmpeg command from Java, use the following function. Create a video from a single image with a duration To create … Read more

Understanding == and equals() in Java

Overview In Java, the == operator and the equals() method are both used to compare objects, but they serve different purposes and operate in fundamentally different ways. Stack, Heap, and References Before delving into the differences between == and equals, first, you need to understand what are references and how they are stored and used in Java. References and … Read more

Centralized Logging with Spring Boot and MongoDB using Logback

Introduction As applications grow in complexity and scale, traditional file-based logging can become difficult to manage and analyze. Logging to an external source offers a scalable, queryable, and centralized logging solution. This approach enables better log data analysis and aggregation, providing insights into application performance and helping quickly diagnose issues. In this post, I will … Read more