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This is what I learned in November 2017:

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This is what I learned in October 2017:

  1. Until now, I used query methods in Spring Data JPA only for reading. However, also updates can be written in repositories:
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This is what I learned in September 2017:

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Recently, I facilitated another coderetreat. As in previous retreats, the participants who experienced their first coderetreat showed a pretty similar behavior. It occurred to me, that nearly EVERY coderetreat-first-timer shows the exact same behavior. This article is about how people will act, what they will code and what they most likely will learn during their first coderetreat.

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Until recently, I told my team to squash all of their commits on a given feature branch to just one commit. Every feature branch consisted of just this one commit and could be integrated into develop so that develop read just like a sequence of features. After further consideration, I changed that. Here are reasons for both approaches:

Pro-Squash:

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This is what I learned in July 2017:

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