This Week in Spring - February 8th, 2022

Engineering | Josh Long | February 08, 2022 | ...

This Week in Spring - February 1st, 2022

Engineering | Josh Long | February 01, 2022 | ...

Hi, Spring fans! It's a new Lunar year, so that's exciting, and I just celebrated my birthday, and that of my late father, as well. That was exciting. But there was also some bittersweet news. Let's get that out of the way first...

My friend, my hero, Stéphane Maldini, former project lead of Project Reactor and cofounder of the Reactive Streams initiative, passed away two months ago. We in the Java community made him a Java Champion posthumously. We miss him dearly. I think of him when I write reactive code.

Mon ami, mon héros, Stéphane Maldini, ancien lead de l'equipe Reactor et cofondateur…

This Week in Spring - January 25th, 2022

Engineering | Josh Long | January 25, 2022 | ...

Hi, Spring fans! Can you believe it's already the 25th of the first month of a brand new year!? And we're fast approaching the Lunar New Year, often also called the Chinese New Year, which will arrive next Tuesday. Reunion dinner will be on the 31st of January, and the two weeks of celebration will begin. All that to say that this is my last real chance, speaking I'm sure for the entire Tanzu team, to wish everyone around the planet (billions of people!) who celebrates a very happy Lunar New Year (Mandarin: 新年快乐 (pronounced: xin nian kauai le ) / Cantonese: 新年快乐 (pronounced: san nin fai lok

Spring Boot 2.6.3 is now available

Engineering | Andy Wilkinson | January 20, 2022 | ...

On behalf of the team and everyone who has contributed, I'm happy to announce that Spring Boot 2.6.3 has been released and is now available from Maven Central.

This release includes 39 bug fixes, documentation improvements, and dependency upgrades. Thanks to all those who have contributed with issue reports and pull requests.

How can you help?

If you're interested in helping out, check out the "ideal for contribution" tag in the issue repository. If you have general questions, please ask on using the spring-boot tag or chat with the community on Gitter.

Project Page | GitHub | Issues | Documentation | Stack Overflow |

Spring Data JDBC - How Can I Do a Partial Update of an Aggregate Root?

Engineering | Jens Schauder | January 20, 2022 | ...

This is the fourth article of a series about how to tackle various challenges you might encounter when using Spring Data JDBC. The series consists of:

  1. Spring Data JDBC - How to Use Custom ID Generation.

  2. Spring Data JDBC - How Do I Make Bidirectional Relationships?

  3. Spring Data JDBC - How Do I Implement Caching?

  4. Spring Data JDBC - How Can I Do a Partial Update of an Aggregate Root? (this article)

If you are new to Spring Data JDBC, you should start by reading introduction and this article, which explains the relevance of aggregates in the context of Spring Data JDBC. Trust me. It is…

Elastic and Microsoft Azure - Unified Observability for Spring Boot applications

Engineering | Josh Long | January 19, 2022 | ...

Hi, Spring fans! Today, we are excited to announce the availability of Elastic integrations for unified observability of Spring Boot applications on Azure. You can seamlessly ship Microsoft Azure Spring Cloud logs and metrics into Elastic, instrument Spring Boot apps, and monitor every step of your cloud journey. And gain a holistic view across Spring Boot applications and other logs and metrics in your cloud and on-premises environments.

Over the past two years, we worked with many enterprise customers to learn about the scenarios they face. Many of these customers have thousands of Spring…

This Week in Spring - January 18th, 2022

Engineering | Josh Long | January 18, 2022 | ...

Hi, Spring fans! Welcome to another jam-packed, fun-filled, rock'em sock'em installment of This Week in Spring! It's the 18th of January and I'm feelin' great because I just got back from a three-day weekend. Here in the US, we celebrated on Monday the life of the good Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a civil rights activist who advanced the plight of African American civil rights. Dr. King is another one of my favorite doctors, along with Drs. Syer, Strange, Who, Subramaniam, and Pollack.

How're you? We've got a lot to cover so let's get to it!

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