"Configuring It All Out" or "12-Factor App-Style Configuration with Spring"

Let’s establish some vocabulary, before we begin. When we talk about configuration in Spring, we’re usually talking about the inputs into the Spring framework’s various ApplicationContext implementations that help the container understand what it is you want done. This might be an XML file to be fed into a ClassPathXmlApplicationContext, or Java classes annotated a certain way to be fed into an AnnotationConfigApplicationContext.

Another type of configuration, as nicely described in the 12-Factor application manifesto, is any of an application’s that is likely to vary between deploys (staging, production, developer environments, etc.), like service credentials and hostnames.

Read more...

SpringOne2GX 2014 Replay: REST Services with RabbitMQ, Spring Integration and Node.JS

Recorded at SpringOne2GX 2014.

Speakers: Durai Arasan, Monish Unni - ETrade

Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/SpringCentral/rest-services-with-rabbitmq-spring-integration-and-nodejs

Data / Integration Track

Extending from last year's conversation in SpringOne2GX on real world use of RabbitMQ and Spring Integration, this talk will be centered around REST service as first class citizen in Spring Integration with RabbitMQ. How do you build REST services and integrate with Spring Integration and RabbitMQ? What kind of role Node.JS can play in your architecture to simplify complex problems? We will address all of these questions and provide insight into design and architecture challenges to bring enterprise services to support modern client applications that expect REST Services.

Read more...

SpringOne2GX 2014 Replay: Inside spring.io: a Production Spring Reference Application

Recorded at SpringOne2GX 2014.

Speaker: Brian Clozel

Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/SpringCentral/inside-spring-iospringone2gx2014

Core Spring Track

Come take a look inside the newly open-sourced reference application that powers the http://spring.io site, including: Idiomatic use of Spring Boot Taking advantage of Spring Framework 4 features A tour of our JavaScript frontend using cujoJS's curl, Bower and Gulp for a clean and modular design Zero-downtime deployment to Cloud Foundry using blue/green deployments And more, with plenty of time for Q&A

Read more...