100 Days of Code Challenge

I’ve decided to give the 100 days of code challenge a go. @digitalarbyter on Instagram started it using the #robs100daysofcode hashtag. He was kind enough to point me to @coding_rob as the original source of the hashtag. And there is also the #100daysofcode. This one has a dedicated page and is more elaborate in the rules section. What are the …

Polymorphic Deserialization with Jackson

When serializing POJOs to JSON we lose a very valuable information about the polymorphic nature of the Java object. When we deserialize the same object from JSON we have to know the exact object type and we cannot deserialize to a supertype. Lucky for us, Jackson offers the option of polymorphic deserialization. The problem when deserializing JSON to POJO Let …