Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! This week I'm in warm 'n wonderful Austin, TX to meet with customers and then off to Mexico City, Mexico to present the keynote at a the SG Conference and Expo. If you're in Mexico City y si le gustaria hablarme sobre todos las cosas Spring y la informatica, sere a Mexico City desde miercoles. No hesita a contactarme en Twitter (@starbuxman)!
It's June 30th! Whew this year is flying! We've got a lot to cover this week so let's get to it!
- Spring framework lead Juergen Hoeller just announced Spring framework 4.1.7 and 3.2.14, both of which are maintenance releases
- Spring framework ninja Stephane Nicoll just announced Spring framework 4.2 RC2, packed with lots of new features!
- Spring Tool Suite lead Martin Lippert just announced updates version 3.7.0. The updates include Eclipse Mars 4.5 GA, Spring Boot YML support, improved Cloud Foundry integration, Pivotal tcServer 3.1.1 support, and early support for Spring Roo 2.0.0.M1 (thanks to Disid).
- the good Dr. Syer, co-founder of the Spring Boot and Spring Cloud projects, just announced the first Spring Cloud release train, Angel.SR3.
- Spring RESTDocs lead Andy Wilkinson's just announced Spring REST Docs 1.0.0.M1.
- the Spring Framework Guru blog has put together a nice piece on using Spring Boot with Thymeleaf.
- I hope you caught Spring Data lead Oliver Gierke's epic vJUG presentation on elegant data access with Spring Data!
- Spring Data artist Thomas Darimont put together a nice GitHub GIST on how to use custom SpEL statements in the
@Value annotation. It's full of cool examples, check it out!
- Alberto Souza put together a nice (Spanish-language) post on how to get started with the magic of Spring Boot
- Mohamed Sanaulla has a nice post on using Spring Boot to run full integration tests against Spring Boot-based REST services
- The Keyhole software blog has a nice post on moving a Spring Batch job from XML configuration to the Java configuration DSL
- the Nixmash blog has a nice post on changing the default
.favico file that gets shown in Spring MVC. The post speaks about Spring MVC, but in fact, the approach given only works when using Spring MVC inside of Spring Boot. Otherwise, great post!
- Justin Musgrove put together a cool video and walkthrough on how to prevent double click prevention using Spring MVC
- Check out this CFSummit talk that looks at some of the new features in the Cloud Foundry Service Broker API
- Our pal @Making put together a nice (Japanese language) talk for the JSUG whose slides are available here