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As most of us, my developer team and I are doing things quite different these days. For future readers: The Corona virus holds the whole world hostage. To stop the spread, humans in all countries try to avoid physical contact. Many developers already are experienced with working from home. My team and I did not have to change much in the last weeks because we have been working remotely from the beginning. Half of the team is working in Romania, the other half in Germany. To optimize the slightly new setting and to counter emotional isolation, we implemented some rules.

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Working on new features for IT Hub Brunswick, I encountered a curious problem. Sending a POST request from the Angular 8 frontend to the Spring MVC backend returned incomplete header information. This article is about how to expose additional headers to the client.

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This is what I learned in March 2020:

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Recently, I finished reading the book "Principles" by Ray Dalio. This is a short review of my most important take-aways from the book.

First of all, the design and font of the book really resonates with me. That's the kind of design I choose for my own book ...

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This is what I learned in January and February 2020:

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Because of unforeseen "events in life", this monthly lessons-learned article is several months late. Due to the circumstances, I did not work nearly as much in the last months as I would have normally. This is why despite the long timespan, this article contains relatively few items. So, this is what I learned in late 2019:

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