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SpringOne2GX 2015 replay: Modern Frontend Engineering

Recorded at SpringOne2GX 2015.

Speakers: Dustin Whittle, AppDynamics

Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/SpringCentral/modern-frontend-engineering

The web has evolved tremendously in the last decade. In this talk we will dive into the latest tools and techniques that make for a modern foundation for frontend engineering. We will start with bootstrapping with Yeoman, move into managing dependencies with bower, and finally how to automate best practices with Grunt and Gulp. We will discuss the pros and cons of modern ui toolkits like Zurb, Bootstrap, and SemanticUI and modern javascript frameworks like React, Angular, and Ember. We will highlight the latest in css frameworks, javascript frameworks, and why you should choose the right toolset for complex app or a single page app. When you leave this session you will be prepared to launch a modern web application in 2015.

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SpringOne2GX 2015 replay: Building and Tuning High Performance Java Platforms

Recorded at SpringOne2GX 2015.

Speakers: Emad Benjamin, VMWare

Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/SpringCentral/building-and-tuning-high-performance-java-platforms

In a world of the cloud, virtualization, containerization, microservices and nanoservices we talk about scaling up, scaling out, and decoupling our systems, but typically miss scaling down to an embedded platform.
At the same time that we have moved away from heavy monolithic web containers, we’ve seen a rise of powerful low cost embedded Linux devices such as the RaspberryPi.

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SpringOne2GX 2015 replay: Bringing javax.cache'ing to your application

Recorded at SpringOne2GX 2015.

Speakers: Alex Snaps, Chris Dennis - Terracotta / Software AG

Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/SpringCentral/bringing-javaxcacheing-to-your-app

10 years in the making and finally JSR-107 has been finalized. We now have a standardized Caching API for the Java Platform. And that’s all ready for you to use in your Spring apps. But what does it really enable for you? What’s with these optional features? No transaction support? How do you efficiently make use of this new API to solve real world problems in your application today? We’ll look into how get you best started introducing caching into your Spring application to solve real world problems. And, as we explore the javax.cache API in much more details, we’ll see how to push the specifications to its limits and… beyond. Whether implicitly through frameworks (like Spring and Hibernate), or explicitly (cache-aside, cache-through, …). And how to abstract yourself from a given provider when you require more than what the specifications cover (e.g. transactional caches). We’ll also cover some implementer specifics you might want to account for when choosing an implementation, especially if you plan to push the spec to the extreme, like when going distributed and caching terabytes of data.

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SpringOne2GX 2015 replay: Restful Grails 3

Recorded at SpringOne2GX 2015.

Speakers: Jeff Brown, OCI Web

Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/SpringCentral/restful-grails3

Grails 3 includes a lot of features and functionality related to building RESTful services. These include an entirely new and more flexibile data binding system, runtime and compile time metaprogramming which greatly reduce the amount of code required in your RESTful services, a rich set of content negotiation tools and more.

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SpringOne2GX 2015 replay: Microservice Architecture with Grails

Recorded at SpringOne2GX 2015.

Speakers: Jeff Brown, OCI Web

Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/SpringCentral/microservice-architecture-with-grails-3

For some web applications it does not make sense to have 1 monolithing process which handles all of the requirements of the application. More and more often Grails is showing up in microservice architectures where instead of building 1 monolithing web application which is responsible for all of the pieces of the application puzzle, microservice applications are being assembled which collectively solve the requirements of the larger application. Grails is very well suited for this type of architecture. A microservice based architecture can result in applications which are easier to build, easier to test, easier to extend and are easier to adapt to changing business requirements.

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SpringOne2GX 2015 replay: Grails 3.x update

Recorded at SpringOne2GX 2015.

Speakers: Graeme Rocher

Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/SpringCentral/whats-new-in-grails-3

In this talk, Grails project lead Graeme Rocher, will update you on the latest release of Grails and what is coming up during the course of the next year.

Covering all the new features of Grails 3 including the new plugin model, Gradle build and profiles support, this talk promise to be packed full of information for those interested in the latest and greatest from the Grails community.

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SpringOne2GX 2015 Replay: Spring Cloud at Netflix

Recorded at SpringOne2GX 2015.

Speakers: Jon Schneider, Taylor Wicksell - Netflix

Web / JavaScript Track

Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/SpringCentral/spring-cloud-at-netflix

Cloud Native Track
Spring Cloud Netflix allows you to quickly take your existing Spring Boot application and transform it into a fully cloud-ready service (even if you are operating out of a private data center).
This talk will be largely live coded, taking a simple Spring Boot app and progressively augmenting it with more and more production-ready features.
1. Service discovery – how we have extended Spring Cloud to integrate more seamlessly with Eureka.
2. Real-time Metrics – Spectator/Atlas integration, including how we fold Spring Boot Actuator metrics into Spectator. We will show you how to use the Atlas stack language to generate real-time metrics graphics.
3. Inter-service Communication/Loading Balancing - When should you choose client-side load balancing (Ribbon) over traditional server-side load balancing? We will explain how Netflix OSS can contain both a client side load balancer in Ribbon and a software router in Zuul and when to use each.
4. Managing Failure - Provide a demo of Hystrix/Spring integration with Turbine.
5. Analytics - How Spring Cloud Netflix makes Spring XD an even more powerful real-time analytics platform with real-time operational insights.

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Spring on GlassFish 4.1.1 and WildFly 10 / Undertow 1.3

Even if I pointed out that there are no general news in terms of Java EE 7 platform adoption in last week’s blog post (since there is still no WebSphere Classic, WebLogic, JBoss EAP or even TomEE with full EE 7 support), the two existing open-source EE 7 platform servers - namely, GlassFish and WildFly - made some fine progress in the meantime:

  • There’s a GlassFish 4.1.1 release now, with many sub-project updates - including Tyrus for its WebSocket support.
  • And the WildFly team rushes from major release to major release, arriving at WildFly 10 GA very soon now. The underlying Undertow web server reached 1.3 GA just a few days ago.
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