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Wednesday Links - Edition 2021-07-21

Neo4j, Java and GraphQL (9 min read)πŸ“ˆ
https://info.michael-simons.eu/2021/07/13/neo4j-java-and-graphql

JVM Anatomy Quark #26: Identity Hash Code (6 min read)#️⃣
https://shipilev.net/jvm/anatomy-quarks/26-identity-hash-code

Object Mapper advice (40 sec read)πŸ¦‰
https://twitter.com/richardstartin/status/1415708056709652487

Why use Memory Mapped File or MapppedByteBuffer in Java? (4 min read)πŸ—„οΈ
https://javarevisited.blogspot.com/2012/01/memorymapped-file-and-io-in-java.html

Useful Kotlin Idioms You Should Know (8 min read)πŸ…
https://blog.jetbrains.com/kotlin/2021/07/useful-kotlin-idioms-you-should-know

Keeping public API in check with the Kotlin binary validator plugin (6 min read)πŸ”£
https://dev.to/zsmb13/keeping-public-api-in-check-with-the-kotlin-binary-validator-plugin-2b6m

Lambda development toolbox: Set environment variables locally (4 min read)Ξ»
https://advancedweb.hu/lambda-development-toolbox-set-environment-variables-locally

The hidden gems in Java 16 and Java 17, from Stream.mapMulti() to HexFormat (12 min read)πŸ’Ž
https://blogs.oracle.com/javamagazine/hidden-gems-jdk16-jdk17-jep

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How to write a kickass README

Arguably the single most important piece of documentation for any open source project is the README. A good README not only informs people what the project does and who it is for but also how they use and contribute to it.

If you write a README without sufficient explanation of what your project does or how people can use it then it pretty much defeats the purpose of being open source as other developers are less likely to engage with or contribute towards it.