Director, Real Time Data
Neil Buesing
22 years at Object Partners
29 years of Technology Experience

Neil has more than twenty-two years of Object oriented development experience, with fifteen years of experience with Java/J2EE application development. He has successfully delivered in the role of architect and as lead developer.

Over the past few years, his focus has been on real-time data solutions. Utilizing Kafka, Cassandra, Solr, Rabbit MQ, and other technologies.

Posts written by Neil
No tables needed, the latest advancements of KSQL
In this presentation, Neil Buesing demonstrates various joining and windowing of Kafka Streams, and showcases the lastest KSQL features. This includes joins without KTables and user-defined functions. Neil is the Director, real-time data for Object […]
Capturing missing events with Apache Kafka Streams
Introduction There is a lot going on with Kafka Streams. Understanding it takes time, and it always seems there is more you could learn. In this article, I will utilize Kafka Core and Streams for […]
docker – adding commands to containers
Introduction I am fully invested living within docker containers. Utilizing containers makes switching between versions of various applications easy. However, leveraging tools within that container can be frustrating; as many standard commands are missing. For […]
Avoiding a common spring annotation configuration mistake
With annotated based configurations, I have seen this common mistake which will cause multiple instances of a singleton being created. When you have two beans and one bean needs the other, it is easy to […]
Inline initialization of Java Maps
Inline initialization of maps in Java has been a sign of weakness in the Java language. This approach has given me the most concise way to initialize maps, while meeting all of my goals. Goals: […]
Testing GWT with GwtMockito
Introduction This article shows how to use Mockito’s doAnswer() and thenAnswer() to test hard to reach code usually written within a GWT application. The technique of calling anonymous inner classes from test code applies to […]
What I wish I knew about Grails before my first Grails Project
Introduction A year ago, I did my first official Grails project. Since it was a short term project, I felt I had to start with both feet in; working on the actual business requirements for […]
Improving the GWT Async Callback
The core of GWT framework for async communication to the server is through the async callback interface. Its interface is rather simple, but unfortunately, as with a lot GWT development the simplicity is lost with […]
How to Mock Final Classes in Unit Tests
Mocking has become a key component to writing effective unit-tests. It is a very useful strategy to write focused tests. Mocking frameworks make it easy to write test, but they have their limitations. Both Mockito […]
Unit Testing your Persistence Tier code
While writing unit tests is now common, there is still a struggle for writing effective unit tests.  When it comes to an ORM persistence tier framework, a variety of solutions exist.  This article will discuss […]