This Week in Spring - October 18, 2016
Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! It's been another crazy wonderful week. This week I'm in London and Cambridge, UK visiting with customers and speaking (in particular, at the O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference) If you're about be sure to say hi! Now then, let's get to it!
- The Spring Cloud Services Team, led by Chris Sterling has just finished making Eureka Service Discovery work even better on Pivotal Cloud Foundry. The new 1.2 release allows peer replication across installations and organizations, enabling multi-site replication.
- Spring Cloud Data Flow 1.1.M2 just released today, picking up Boot 1.4.1 and Spring Cloud Camden releases. Check out all the extra goodies in Mark Pollack's blog post.
- Learn how to build data-centric microservices with Spring Cloud Data Flow with this incredible webinar
- Spring Integration ninja Artem Bilan has just announced the Java DSL for Spring Integration 1.2
- Last week I put together a quick look - another installment in the Spring Tips series! - at how to build application integration flows with Spring Integration (and the aforementioned Java DSL!). Enjoy.
- I really liked this InfoQ article Edith Harbaugh on the perils and potential of feature flags in a system
- Are you on macOS Sierra and having trouble with scrolling in IntelliJ IDEA? Check out this super useful tip for a workaround!
- I liked this article on design principles when building APIs with Java 8
- Want to see what the future of reactive Spring Security looks like? Follow along this repository as the Spring Security team starts work but, please, mind the dust!
- Volkswagen, yet another car company that gets it, has chosen Pivotal Cloud Foundry to reduce cycle time from the order of years to down to a week (and I wouldn't be surprised if they could get that down further!)
- our pal, Michael Simmons, has put together a great post on referencing
@MockBeans by name in a Spring test
- Are you in Japan? Don't miss this Spring Days event!
- Spring Data lead Oliver Gierke put together a nice post on the tradeoffs of building an evolvable system.
- Jonas Hecht has posted yet another installment in his series looking at how to work with CXF and Spring, this time debuting a good-looking Spring Boot auto-configuration and starter that simplifies things considerably
- ZeroTurnaround have posted a remix of their data from a recent survey of the Java community, this time breaking down use of different technologies - Spring and Java EE - from among survey participants.
- TheNewStack is back at it again, this time with a post called Cloud Foundry Remains King over a Changing Platform Landscape. Interesting analysis!