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This Week in Spring - March 2nd, 2021

Hi, Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! I’ve finally managed to get my joshlong.com/feed.html page working again so if you’re curious about what I’m doing, check this feed out.

We’ve got a really great roundup this week, so let’s get into it.

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Spring Tips: Spring Cloud Gateway (Redux)

Hi, Spring fans! In this installment of Spring Tips, I revisit Spring Cloud Gateway.

Here’s what’s inside:

Intro

11:12​ Have your cake and Eat it too with an API Gateway

Basics

00:11:37​ Get to Know Your New Gateway
00:21:18​ The Observable Gateway
00:22:39​ Meet The Supporting Characters
00:24:30​ Reactive Data For The Demo
00:28:10​ A Reactive WebSocket Endpoint
00:31:00​ Reactive HTTP Endpoint

Behind the Source with Spring Cloud co-founder, lead, and Spring Cloud Gateway creator Spencer Gibb

00:33:00​ Spencer Gibb

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This Week in Spring - February 23rd, 2021

Hi, Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! This week’s been exciting and only going to get more exciting as the days carry on.

Tomorrow, the 24th of February, I’ll be participating in a panel with Angie Jones, Daniel Bryant, Stefania Chaplin, and Jonathan Harris on how to debug and fix issues so that it doesn’t block production.

Tomorrow, I’ll_also_ be streaming on Twitch.tv around noon PST. Join us!

Alright, without any further ado, this week’s roundup! Enjoy!

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This Week in Spring - February 16th, 2021

Hi, Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! This week is fixing to be a really fun one!

I’ll be speaking at the Seattle JUG tonight. It’s free, online, virtual, etc. Join us, won’t you?

I’ll also be speaking at the legendary Devnexus event this week. Do not miss that. Or the show. It’s free, being held virtually, online, and a ton of us from the Spring team will be there.

We’ve got a lot of good stuff to get to this week so let’s dive in!

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Metrics and Tracing: Better Together

This blog post was co-authored by our very own, always excited about all things Spring, Josh Long.

You’ve decided to put your talents to work in the service of humanity and - in the age of the pandemic, and having no other real skills to speak of besides software - you’re going to build a web service that people can check for the availability of the highly vaunted Playstation 5 video game console, on your new website, www.ps5ownersarebetterpeople.com.net.

It All Started so Auspiciously…

Go to the trusty Spring Initializr and generate a new project (called service) using the latest version of Java ( natch! ) and add the Reactive Web, Wavefront, Lombok, Sleuth, and Actuator dependencies to the project. Click the Generate button to download a .zip file containing the code for a project you should open in your favorite IDE.

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This Week in Spring - February 9th, 2020

Hi, Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring!

I’m just about to give a 2h presentation for the OOP conference. It’s live. It’ll be fun. Join us?

How’ve you been? You realize it’s already the second week of February? Chinese New Year, a holiday celebrated by more than two billion people, begins on the 12th of February. So, seeing as how we won’t get to talk again until after, let me wish everyone who celebrates: 新年快乐!

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