Spring Cloud 2021.0.4 (codename Jubilee) Has Been Released

Releases | Ryan Baxter | September 07, 2022 | ...

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that the General Availability (RELEASE) of the Spring Cloud 2021.0.4 Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Maven Central. You can check out the 2021.0.4 release notes for more information.

Notable Changes in the 2021.0.4 Release Train

See the project page for all the issues and pull requests included in this release.

Spring Cloud Config

  • Replace JSCH with Apache MINA to resolve a number of SSH issues (#1901)

Spring Cloud Gateway

  • Added native JSON to gRPC filter (#2657)
  • Support 'use-insecure-trust-manager' & 'trustedX509Certificates' for GRPC Filter (2699)

This Week in Spring - September 5th, 2022

Engineering | Josh Long | September 06, 2022 | ...

Hi, Spring fans! How are you? It's a fantastic Tuesday, the 5th of September, 2022, and I couldn't be happier. It's also Labor Day weekend here in the US. It marks the unofficial end of summer, which is a bit sad. But, on the upside, it's a four-day weekend for me! I'm technically off today. So, you'll forgive me, but I won't spend too much time here. Let's dive right into this week's roundup!

Price Reduction - Azure Spring Apps does more, costs less!

Engineering | Josh Long | August 31, 2022 | ...

We believe in providing the most innovative cloud offerings at incredibly competitive prices. As we operate Azure Spring Apps, we continue to build efficiencies and economies of scale. We are passing those efficiencies to you.

Many customers have asked us to lower the size of the base unit to make it easier to get started and accommodate smaller projects.

Announcing Price and Base Unit Reduction

Effective September 1st, we are reducing the base unit of Azure Spring Apps Standard and Enterprise to 6 vCPUs and 12 GB of Memory. And reducing the overage prices for vCPU and Memory.

New Monthly…

Microsoft is committed to the success of Java developers

Engineering | Josh Long | August 30, 2022 | ...

Hi, Spring fans! This is a guest post from our friend Julia Liuson, President, Developer Division, Microsoft

As a company, we are committed to making Java developers as efficient and productive as possible. This commitment means empowering you to use any tool, framework, and application server on any operating system. Wherever you are with Java, Microsoft supports your workload with an abundance of choices and with a wide range of developer tools and services.

Code, Deploy, and Scale Java Your Way

Today, more and more Java developers are looking at how they can bring their existing Java…

This Week in Spring - August 30th, 2022

Engineering | Josh Long | August 30, 2022 | ...

Hi, Spring fans! How are you? How're you doin' this fine tuesday morning? I'm doing well, of course, because this week VMware's tentpole show - VMware Explore - is happening not even a mile from my home, here in San Francisco! And this is just the first one - there'll be another show, my favorite show, in December: SpringOne 2022! I sure hope you've registered and that we'll see you there!

Indeed, I've got a lunch to get to, so let's get this this week's wrapup done a little more quickly: without further ado....

Creating a custom Spring Cloud Gateway Filter

Engineering | Fredrich Ombico | August 26, 2022 | ...

In this article, we look into writing a custom extension for Spring Cloud Gateway. Before we get started, let’s go over how Spring Cloud Gateway works:

Spring Cloud Gateway diagram

  1. First, a client makes a network request to the Gateway
  2. The Gateway is defined with a number of routes, each with Predicates to match the request to the route. For example, you can match on the path segment of the URL or the HTTP method of the request.
  3. Once matched, the Gateway executes pre-request logic on each of the filters applied to the route. For example, you might want to add query parameters to your request
  4. A proxy filter routes the request to the proxied service
  5. The service executes and returns a response
  6. The gateway receives the response and executes post-request logic on each filter before returning the response. For example…

Spring Batch 5.0.0-M5 is available now!

Releases | Mahmoud Ben Hassine | August 24, 2022 | ...

I am pleased to announce that Spring Batch 5.0.0-M5 is now available from our milestone repository. The main theme of this milestone is improving testing support in Spring Batch. This post walks through the major changes in this area as well as other changes introduced in this milestone release. For the complete list of changes, see the release notes.

Test utilities configuration updates

Up to version 4.3, the JobLauncherTestUtils used to autowire the job under test with the goal of facilitating the test setup. But what if multiple jobs are defined in the test context? And what if no Job beans are defined at all? So while this autowiring was convenient for most cases, it turned out to cause several issues in the aforementioned situations. In this release, and based on community feedback, we have decided to remove the autowiring of any job in JobLauncherTestUtils

This Week in Spring - August 23rd, 2022

Engineering | Josh Long | August 23, 2022 | ...

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