Kicking off 2016, here are my personal recommendations for European developer conferences with particularly strong Spring content in the first half of the year:
- Topconf Linz: Feb 1-3, featuring various Spring-related talks in the Cloud & Microservice Architectures track and a dedicated Spring Boot workshop ahead of the show. An English-language conference in my home-city which happens to be a tech hotspot in Austria...
- JAX Germany: Apr 19-21, with a well-established dedicated Spring track and several Spring-related talks across other conference tracks. Note: JAX is primarily a German-language conference, so the Spring talks there will be delivered in German as well.
- Spring I/O Barcelona: May 19-20, our new annual European Spring conference in its second iteration, at a perfect time for visiting the city of Barcelona! This will serve as the release party for Spring Framework 4.3, due just a couple of days ahead of the show :-)
- GOTO Amsterdam: Jun 13-15, with a dedicated Spring++ track this year, at a very nice venue in the heart of Amsterdam... and close to our target date for the first Spring Framework 5.0 milestone (we're aiming for 5.0 M1 towards the end of June)!
As you might have expected, I'm speaking at all of the above, along with several other people from the Spring team and the European Spring community. See you there!