One of the important design decisions while building a RESTful API is to decide which HTTP Status to return. In theory, this should be easy, because there is a clear specification which describes each and every HTTP Status, so all is needed is to go through the protocol and find a status appropriate for the specific resource.
It is easy to find an answer to any kind of a question by searching it in web. I’m a strong believer that a good programmer tries to understand and analyze the problem, read documentation first before searching for an easy answer.
TDD is not only a software development process, it’s a mindset and development style. I’ve been practising TDD techniques for a while, but only recently started to follow red-green-refactor approach, which has been described by James Shore more than 10 years ago and is more than actual till now.
There are dozens of programming languages that are used to build a software which runs on JVM. Languages like Groovy, Scala and Clojure are the well known already and now the new cool kid Kotlin brings some more disruption into the Java world.
Giving the challenges of building and maintaining a complex software it’s really hard to manage the provisioning, orchestration, build and deployment of applications easily. Fortunately there are tools and engines coming for help.