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Jenkins: How to use shared libraries for configuration

This article discusses how Jenkins pipelines that use shared libraries can be be updated structurally upon changes on the shared library without running a full build.

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Optimizing Docker Images for Java

Docker is a popular technology for creating runtime environments for servers and entire systems. Docker images are easily distributed, deployed and started. But especially distribution benefits from slim images - large images take time to transmit, especially when done frequently this could have a real impact on the development speed. In this article I'll write about some best practices for reducing or optimizing the image size.

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