Jackson (jackson)

Introduction of Immutables

Introduction of Java framework Immutables which creates immutable objects and builders for you. Type-safe, null-safe and thread-safe, with no boilerplate.

Jackson XML Mapper

How to do Java / XML mapping using Jackson XML Mapper. This article explains the annotations used for root element, property, and collection mapping. Also, the basic configuration of Jackson XML Mapper.

Design Pattern: Static Factory Method

Understand static factory method pattern in Java with concrete examples from Selenium WebDriver, Jackson JSON object mapper, and SAX reader for XML.

Use Auto Value and Jackson in REST API

This post explains what is Google Auto Value and why it is the best alternative for Data Transfer Objects (DTO) in your web service. It shares how to apply Jackson annotations on top of Auto Value classes. There're also some advanced configurations about this topic.