This Week in Spring - July 6th, 2021

Engineering | Josh Long | July 06, 2021 | ...

Introducing Spring GraphQL

Engineering | Rossen Stoyanchev | July 06, 2021 | ...

Following the Spring GraphQL project announcement and the availability of a 1.0 milestone, this blog post aims to provide more details.


If you're looking to get started, please head over to our reference documentation and read the "Boot Starter" section, or run the samples.

If you don't know much about GraphQL, there are plenty of good resources. You can start at

GraphQL is widely adopted and in "Early Majority" based on the InfoQ Architecture Trends for 2020. It provides an alternative to REST APIs that is more focused on data, and provides a schema and a query language for clients to use. The appeal from a client perspective is clear in this State of JavaScript report. You can read GitHub's story

Hello, Spring GraphQL

Engineering | Rossen Stoyanchev | July 06, 2021 | ...

Guest Author: Andi Marek, GraphQL Java founder

I am very happy to announce the creation of the Spring GraphQL project and the availability of an initial milestone towards a 1.0 release. The project integrates GraphQL Java and Spring and was developed in collaboration between both teams.

Today is GraphQL Java's 6th birthday! One fundamental decision I made from the start was to leave any HTTP and IO aspects as a separate concern. GraphQL Java has always been "just" an engine to execute GraphQL requests. The decision has paid off but the obvious downside is the need to create your own HTTP…

A Bootiful Podcast: Benjamin Wilms, founder of the Chaos Monkey for Spring Boot and Steadybit, a company to help you build more robust software

Engineering | Josh Long | July 01, 2021 | ...

Hi, Spring fans! In this installment, I am so happy to talk to Benjamin Wilms, who founded the Chaos Monkey for Spring Boot, and recently co-founded - along with Spring Boot Admin cofounder Johannes Edemeir - an exciting company called Steadybit whose SaaS tool aims to make your systems and services more robust.

Use New Relic to effortlessly monitor applications and dependencies in Azure Spring Cloud

Engineering | Josh Long | July 01, 2021 | ...

Today, we are excited to announce the integration of New Relic One performance monitoring in Azure Spring Cloud.

Over the past 18 months, we worked with many enterprise customers to learn about their scenarios. Many of these customers have thousands of Spring Boot applications running in on-premises data centers. As they migrate these applications to the cloud, they need to instrument them for application performance monitoring (APM) using tools that their developers are familiar with and have been using for years, and they must ensure continuity for desktop and mobile applications which are…

This Week in Spring - June 29th, 2021

Engineering | Josh Long | June 29, 2021 | ...

Hi, Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! How're you doin'? I've been busy working on new Spring Tips videos! (You are subscribed to our YouTube channel, aren't you?) I'll be doing Tanzu Code tomorrow, so don't miss that. We're going to be hacking on Spring Native, Spring Cloud Square, Spring Integration, and so much more.

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