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Josh Long

Josh Long

Spring Developer Advocate

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Josh (@starbuxman) is the Spring Developer Advocate at Pivotal. Josh is a Java Champion, author of 5 books (including O'Reilly's upcoming "Cloud Native Java: Designing Resilient Systems with Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, and Cloud Foundry") and 3 best-selling video trainings (including "Building Microservices with Spring Boot Livelessons" w/ Phil Webb), and an open-source contributor (Spring Boot, Spring Integration, Spring Cloud, Activiti and Vaadin)
Blog Posts by Josh Long

This Week in Spring - September 20, 2016

Hello world! Since we last talked, I’ve been in multiple cities in China, including Hangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong, talking to customers and community members alike. It’s fascinating to see what our amazing customers in China do with our technologies in the hypercompetitive Chinese market. And, tasty!

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This Week in Spring - September 13, 2016

Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! It’s been an amazing week here in China, hanging out with Alibaba and Huawei, bringing the Spring. This week it’s off to Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong!

Our pal Pieter Humphrey has been busy this week getting the SpringOne Platform 2016 videos up and online for us to enjoy so there’s a lot of good stuff this week! Thanks Pieter!

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This Week in Spring - September 6th, 2016

Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! This week I’m in Shanghai, China and Hangzhou, China where I spoke at the ginormous Huawei Connect conference in Shanghai and where I’ll be working with Alibaba and Huawei for a week or so. I’ll also be speaking at the Hangzhou Java User Group, too.

(Can you believe we’re already in September?? Seriously blown away! 2017 is just around the corner!)

I’m also, technically, on vacation, so I’ll keep this post to a minimum! :)

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This Week in Spring - August 30th, 2016

Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! This week I’ve been in San Francisco, (where I live and) where I addressed the Silicon Valley Spring User Group. Now it’s off to beautiful China to bring some Spring and Pivotal (and, maybe, take a little vacation!)

As usual, we have a lot to get to so let’s!

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This Week in Spring - August 23, 2016

Welcome to another installation of This Week in Spring! This week I’m in NYC (for the NYC Java SIG), Austin and San Francisco (for the Silicon Valley Spring User Group) talking to customers and doing meetups! We’ve got a lot to cover, as usual, so let’s get to it!

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This Week in Spring - August 16th, 2016

Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! Since we last spoke I’ve presented at conferences and to customers in London, Beijing, Shanghai and Singapore - where I am now. Tomorrow, Wednesday, I’ll be speaking at the Singapore Spring Meetup - join me! It’s been quite a few days!

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This Week in Spring - August 9th, 2016

Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! This week I’m recovering from a crazy awesome week at SpringOne Platform while visiting customers here in summer-time London.

We’ve got a lot to cover so let’s get to it!

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SpringOne Platform 2016 Recap: Day 2

by Josh Long and Pieter Humphrey

The excitement has continued at full speed ahead! Today we continued the exploration of how Pivotal is empowering developers to deliver better software and business value for their organizations.

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Reactive has been a key theme at SpringOne Platform 2016. Microservices highlight the need for reactive programming. It’s a truly intense moment for the Spring team as they (re)consider a decade of synchronous programming practices and implementation. While we are starting with the an MVC-like model in web applications, modern cloud native application will ultimately require reactive options from end to end. This is just the beginning.

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This Week in Spring - SpringOne Platform 2016 edition! - August 2nd, 2016

Welcome to another very special installment of This Week in Spring - this week Pivotal is out in force at SpringOne Platform 2016. This year saw more people, more topics and more sponsors than ever! For more, check out our SpringOne Platform recap blog!

If you’re not here, then fear not all the talks will be available online, but until then.. wish you were here! As with previous years, the race to SpringOne was filled with awesome releases that should keep you more than busy while you wait for the talks to be available online as replays! Let’s get to it!

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SpringOne Platform 2016 Recap: Day 1

by Josh Long and Pieter Humphrey

Spring’s central to a key message: software is business differentiating functionality, and everything that defers an organization’s from delivering better software, faster and safer, should be automated or eliminated. SpringOne Platform captures that narrative with talks on all things continuous delivery.

The SpringOne Platform 2016 event shows how everything about this show has been bigger and better than ever! We’ve doubled the conference attendance from 2015, with record (2000+) attendees, 200+ talks, 30+ sponsors, amazing speakers from Netflix, Paypal, Microsoft, Google, Rakuten, Heroku, Red Hat, and many others.

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