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Welcome to another installation of This Week in Spring! This week I'm going to be in Los Angeles, talking to developers at Disney about Spring. If you're in the area, I'd love to see you all there, too. We're hosting a user-group meeting on December 11th. Here are some details on the event, which takes place tomorrow! I look forward to seeing you there!
Can you believe we're already staring down the end of the year? @[email protected]
That means it's time for the annual release of Spring Framework, 4.0! We look forward to your feedback on the release.
Speaking of Phil Webb and Rob Winch, one of the amazing things included in last week's announcement of Spring Framework RC2 was their wonderful addition of a "bill of materials" Maven POM:
spring-framework-bom. Use it like this:
<dependencyManagement> <dependencies> <dependency> <groupId>org.springframework</groupId> <artifactId>spring-framework-bom</artifactId> <version>4.0.0.RC2</version> <type>pom</type> <scope>import</scope> </dependency> </dependencies> </dependencyManagement>
Then, simply import the version of the Spring dependency that you want without specifying the version in your
There's another case study on the GoPivotal blog, this on now Hulu scaled serving 4 billion videos using Redis. That's awesome!
Last but not least, It's Pivotal day at Manning!
All Spring and Groovy books half price on special deal days, to celebrate the Spring Framework 4.0 launch, Pivotal is sponsoring Spring and Groovy day in Manning's Countdown to 2014! On certain deal days like Monday Dec 9,10; Thursday Dec 12, 13; Monday Dec 23, 24; and Thursday Dec 26, 27, you can get any of Manning's Spring and Groovy books for half off-eBook, pBook, or MEAP. Just go to Manning.com and choose any (or all) of these selected books. Enter
gpivdotd13 in the Promotional Code box when you check out to get the discount. BONUS: If you register for Manning's Countdown to 2014, you'll have a chance to win one of two eBooks given away daily and a shot at the grand prize, an iPad Air. Click for details. This offer applies to Spring in Action, Fourth Edition, Spring in Practice, Spring Batch in Action, Spring Integration in Action, Groovy in Action, Second edition, Grails in Action, Second Edition, Griffon in Action, Gradle in Action, RabbitMQ in Action, and RabbitMQ in Depth. You'll find complete descriptions of all these books, along with sample chapters and other resources, at manning.com.