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This Week in Spring - November 13th, 2018

Hi Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! I’ve just flown from Singapore and arrived in Hong Kong where I’ll be meeting with some of our bigger customers here for a few days. Then, it’s off to Taipei where, among other things, I’ll be presenting at the Taipei JUG and talking to some customers. If you’re in any of these places, don’t hesitate to reach out and say hi (@starbuxman)!

With that, we’ve got a ton to get to so let’s get to it!

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Spring Boot in a Container

Many people are using containers to wrap their Spring Boot applications, and building containers is not a simple thing to do. This is an article for developers of Spring Boot applications, and containers are not always a good abstraction for developers - they force you to learn about and think about very low level concerns - but you will on occasion be called on to create or use a container, so it pays to understand the building blocks. Here we aim to show you some of the choices you can make if you are faced with the prospect of needing to create your own container.

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This Week in Spring - Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Hi Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring. I’m in Tokyo, Japan, for the epic SpringOne Tour Japan event and then, it’s off to Seoul, South Korea and then Singapore. I’m trying to keep busy! I delivered two 3+ hour long talks yesterday despite a blistering fever and today I presented at the SpringOne Tour and then, tonight, I had the honor of presenting at a joint meeting of the JJUG and JSUG here in Tokyo on Tuesday evening (starting about 7h ago).

If you’re about, don’t hesitate to say hi! I’d love to chat about anything and everything Pivotal and Spring with ya! Anyway, we’ve got a ton to get to, so let’s get to it!

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Spring CredHub 2.0.0.M1 released

I’m pleased to announce the first milestone release of Spring CredHub 2.0.0, available now in the Spring milestone repository.

CredHub

CredHub provides centralized credential management to the Cloud Foundry platform. CredHub implements an HTTP API to securely store, generate, retrieve, and delete credentials of various types.

Spring CredHub provides a Java binding for the CredHub API, making it easy to integrate Spring applications with CredHub.

What’s New

The 2.0.0 release brings support for CredHub server versions 1.x and 2.x, and the CredHub v1 and v2 APIs. This release also provides compatibility with Spring Framework 5 and Spring Boot 2. The GA release of Spring CredHub 2.0.0 will add a reactive alternative to the existing interfaces.

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Reactor Bismuth-SR13 and Californium-SR2 available now !

Californium Update

On behalf of the Reactor team, I am pleased to announce that Californium-SR2 release train is available now.

This maintenance release of the Californium line includes the following dependencies updates:

Bismuth Update

We also have shipped Bismuth-SR13. This maintenance release of the Bismuth line includes the following dependencies updates:

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This Week in Spring - October 30th, 2018

Hi Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! This week I’m in Paris, France, for the amazing Voxxed Microservices event. This has been quite the show and I’m grateful for having had the opportunity to be there. Now, as I write this, I’m preparing to go to Beijing, China, for the first leg in Asia of the SpringOne Tour show. I’ll be in China, then Japan, then Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Los Angeles, Morocco, Seattle, Toronto, and then finally - in mid December - I’ll return home to San Francisco. We’ve got a ton of things to look at this week so, without further ado…

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Spring Cloud Stream Fishtown.RC1 /2.1.0.RC1 Release Announcement

We are pleased to announce the first Release Candidate of the Spring Cloud Stream Fishtown release train - Fishtown.RC1/2.1.0.RC1.

Spring Cloud Stream Fishtown 2.1.0.RC1 is available for use in the Spring Milestone repository.

The following section provides a brief summary of features and improvements included in this release.

Notable Dependency Upgrades

  • Spring Boot 2.1.0.RC1
  • Reactor Californium.RELEASE
  • Spring Cloud Function 2.1.0.RC1

Spring Cloud Function support

The main theme for this release is the introduction of a new programming model which uses Spring Cloud Function as an alternative for defining stream handlers and sources which can now be expressed as beans of
type java.util.function.[Supplier/Function/Consumer]

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Announcing Spring Cloud Function - 2.0.0.RC1

We are pleased to announce the first Release Candidate of the Spring Cloud Function - 2.0.0.RC1.

Individual modules of Spring Cloud Function 2.0.0.RC1 are available for use in the Spring Milestone repository.

Aside form general enhancements and bug fixes, This release encompasses the following:

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Spring Session for Apache Geode/Pivotal GemFire 2.0.6.RELEASE and 2.1.0.RELEASE Available!

Good things come in pairs, so I am happy to announce the availability of Spring Session for Apache Geode & Pivotal GemFire (SSDG) 2.0.6.RELEASE and 2.1.0.RELEASE.

SSDG 2.0.6.RELEASE, based on Spring Framework 5.0.10.RELEASE, Spring Data Kay-SR11 and Spring Session core 2.0.7.RELEASE mainly contains dependency updates.

SSDG 2.1.0.RELEASE, on the other hand, has been upgraded to Spring Framework 5.1.1.RELEASE, Spring Data Lovelace-SR1 and Spring Session core 2.1.0.RELEASE, and additionally includes support for custom Session expiration policies and rules.

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