Indrek OtsSoftware developer, hardware hacker, interested in machine learning, long distance runner.Indrek's articlesJava’s While and Do-While Loops in Five MinutesJavaBy Indrek Ots, April 26, 2017A while loop is a control flow statement that runs a piece of code multiple times. It consists of a loop condition and body. Java also has a do while loop.Java’s Ternary Operator in Three MinutesJavaBy Indrek Ots, March 22, 2017Java's ternary operator (aka conditional operator) can be summarized as a shortcut for the if statement. Used with care, it improves readability.Java Else If Statement in Five MinutesJavaBy Indrek Ots, March 08, 2017If statements are used to conditionally run blocks of code. They're an essential tool for controlling the flow of a program.Getting Started with Dropwizard – CRUD OperationsJavaBy Indrek Ots, December 12, 2016Dropwizard is a framework for building RESTful web services in Java. This tutorial shows how to create, retrieve, update, and delete resources.Getting Started with DropwizardJavaBy Indrek Ots, October 13, 2016Dropwizard is a framework for building RESTful web services in Java. In this tutorial we're going to create a new Dropwizard service from scratch.Java, Unicode, and the Mysterious Compile ErrorJavaBy Indrek Ots, August 25, 2016Indrek Ots explains how the Java compiler handles Unicode and Unicode escapes and how this can lead to mysterious compile errors.