The Joy of Mustache: Server Side Templates for the JVM

I don’t do much server-side templating, but when I do…​ well frankly, I tend to forget things. Every template language has its strengths and weaknesses, and they all have syntax to remember, and more frequently to forget. Recently I completed some work on the old Spring Petclinic, converting it to use Thymeleaf in the view layer, and re-organizing the code to be a bit more "modern". I enjoyed working with Thymeleaf 3, and found it a pleasant experience, but had to spend a lot of time scanning documentation and samples. Then I had another little project that needed some templates, and I remembered my fondness for Mustache, which we added to Spring Boot back in version 1.2, and which plays an important role in the excellent Spring REST Docs tool. I added spring-boot-starter-mustache to my new project, and was up and running within seconds.


SpringOne Platform 2016 Replay: Building applications with Angular JS and Spring Security

Recorded at SpringOne Platform 2016.
Speaker: Dr. David Syer

In this presentation we show some nice features of Spring Security, Spring Boot and Angular JS working together to provide a pleasant and secure user experience. Things to consider are cookies, headers, native clients, various security vulnerabilities and how modern browser technology can help us to avoid them. In this series we show how nicely features of the component frameworks can be integrated simply to provide a pleasant and secure user experience. We start with a very basic single-server implementation and scale it up in stages, splitting out backend resources and authentication to separate services.