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Webinar Replay: Why I Recommend Spring

Speaker: Michael Plod

Slides: https://speakerdeck.com/mploed/pivotal-webinar-why-do-i-recommend-spring

Is Spring the new legacy as quite a few people tell you on their blogs? I disagree on many levels. Throughout this session I will holistically detail without any polemics why I do recommend using the Spring Framework and its ecosystem. Aspects that will be covered include: operational impacts, ecosystem, coding and road maps. This presentation is aimed at IT managers, Architects and Developers alike.

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Webinar Replay: Process Driven Spring Applications with Activiti

Speakers: Josh Long and Joram Barrez, Activiti

Slides: https://speakerdeck.com/joshlong/process-driven-applications-with-spring-boot

Today's applications are complex, distributed systems that - taken together - produce results. Tracking the flow of work through that system, however, becomes increasingly more painful as automated- and human-driven tasks are integrated into business processes. Business can't react to what it can't see. Business can't measure what it can't see. "Workflow" describes the sequence of processes through which a piece of work passes from initiation to completion. Workflow systems, like Activiti, describe and then execute these processes. Activiti is an open-source, Apache 2-licensed workflow engine that works with Spring and Spring Boot. In this webinar, join Spring Developer Advocate Josh Long and Activiti-ninja Joram Barrez for a look at how to distill, describe and reuse complex business processes using Spring (and Spring Boot) and Activiti.

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Pivotal at JavaOne 2014

Are you heading to JavaOne 2014?   If you are, we invite all of the Java community members to stop by the Pivotal Booth (Booth Number 5201) and talk to Pivotal engineers about the latest innovations in Java SE, in Spring, Groovy, Grails, Redis, RabbitMQ, Tomcat, Cloud Foundry and Hadoop. The exhibit space is open Monday, Tuesday from 9:30am – 5:30pm, and Wednesday from 9:30am to 4:30pm, so there should be plenty of time to get your questions answered.  See below for a map and booth details about our giveaways - come find us!  Lots of great stuff at the booth.

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Demo: IoT Realized with Spring XD - The Connected Car

Speaker: Derek Beauregard Contributors: Phil Berman, Darrel Sharpe, Michael Minella In this demo we will explore the power of Spring XD in the context of the Internet of Things (IoT). We will look at a solution developed with Spring XD to stream real time analytics from a moving car using open standards. Ingestion of the real time data (location, speed, engine diagnostics, etc), analyzing it to provide highly accurate MPG and vehicle range prediction, as well as providing real time dashboards will all be covered. Watch this demo to get a sense of how Spring XD can serve as a critical building block for the IoT.

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This Week in Spring - Tuesday September 23rd, 2014

Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! This morning, I had the joy of presenting with my pal Joram Barrez on using the Activiti BPMN workflow engine with Spring (and Spring Boot). That talk should be online in the next few weeks or so. I'll also be co-presenting with Joram this week at the Alfresco Summit (on the very same topic). If you missed SpringOne2GX 2014, check out the Day 1 and Day 2 wrap ups where can learn about NetFlix, Spring Boot and microservice architecture, among many other things.

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Webinar Replay: Building "Bootiful" Microservices with Spring Boot

Speaker: Josh Long

Slides: https://speakerdeck.com/joshlong/building-bootiful-microservices-with-spring-boot

Microservices? A thing? Or hype? What does it mean in practice? The answer, like so many Facebook statuses, is complicated. In broad strokes, Microservices offer a refreshed approach to application architecture. Microservices are a new way to describe many of the patterns that have fallen out of large-scale applications in practice over the recent years. There is no doubt that the approach works. The question is: how does one build a microservice architecture? Join Josh Long for this webinar introducing Spring's support for building microservice architectures, including both Spring Boot, and the new Spring Cloud project.

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Spring for Android 2.0.0.M1 released

I am pleased to announce that Spring for Android 2.0.0.M1 is now available in the Spring milestone repository. Highlights include:

  • Generics support through the use of ParameterizedTypeReference
  • Support for OkHttp via OkHttpRequestFactory
  • RestTemplate API parity with Spring Framework
  • Bug fixes and improvements

Minimum Version

This release raises the minimum version from Android 2.1 (API level 7) to Android 2.2 (API level 8). The Google Play Store app is no longer supported on Android 2.1 and that version is not being tracked on the Android developer Dashboards. Additionally, OkHttp is only supported on Android 2.3 and newer.

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This Week in Spring - September 16th, 2014

Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! We're all back from last week's epic SpringOne2GX 2014, but not resting on our laurels! As soon as I returned from SpringOne2GX, I set about preparing for this morning's webinar, Bootiful Microservices with Spring Boot. That seems to have really resonated well and this is, principally, because Spring Boot and Spring Cloud are awesome! I can't until all the amazing videos on the topic from SpringOne2GX and this webinar itself are available to share with you. To me it feels like a way for

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Preview Spring Security WebSocket Support & Sessions

Introduction

In my previous post, I discussed Spring Security WebSocket integration. One of the problems is that in a servlet container, the WebSocket requests do not keep the HttpSession alive.

Consider an email application that does much of its work through HTTP requests. However, there is also a chat application embedded within it that works over WebSocket APIs. If a user is actively chatting with someone, we should not timeout the HttpSession since this would be pretty poor user experience. However, this is exactly what JSR-356 does.

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