This Week in Spring, February 28, 2012

Engineering | Josh Long | February 29, 2012 | ...

Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring. We've got a lot of good stuff to look at, as usual.

  Since you&#39;re here, though, let&#39;s talk about the <a href="" target="_blank">Cloud Foundry Open Tour</a>, which is an event bringing the industry&#39;s best talent and speakers on Spring, Cloud Foundry, and much more  to a town near you in America, Asia and Europe.  The full itinerary&#39;s provided on the linked page, but if you&#39;re in (or near) Shanhai, Beijing, Tokyo, London, Moscow, Kiev, San Francisco, Portland, Austin, and Washington D.C., then you should not  miss this event - <a href="http://opentour…

Video: Messaging for Modern Applications

News | Adam Fitzgerald | February 28, 2012 | ...

In the recent Messaging for Modern Applications webinar, Tom McCuch explained how the landscape of enterprise messaging has changed and discusses what new styles of solutions are emerging. Tom covers emerging messaging application architectures, AMQP & RabbitMQ as messaging solutions and the rise of Spring Integration for messaging use cases and as a DSL for Spring-based applications.

Be sure to thumbs up the presentation if you find it useful and subscribe to the SpringSourceDev channel to see other recordings and screencasts.

New SpringSource Tutorials available on Youtube

News | Mark Baars | February 23, 2012 | ...

For developers who are interested in tutorials and eLearning we have launched three instructional videos on Youtube. These tutorials focus on Gemfire, Hyperic and tc Server.

Programming with Gemfire: An Introduction to Gemfire 6.5 teaches:

  • Gemfire: An Overview
  • Gemfire Topologies
  • Gemfire Architecture
  • Gemfire Installation
  • Cache Management

Click here to watch the Gemfire Tutorial

Hyperic Basics contains the following topics:

  • Features of Hyperic
  • Hyperic Architecture

Click here to watch the Hyperic Tutorial

vFabric tc Server Installation and Instances provides information on:

  • vFabric tc Server an Introduction
  • vFabric tc Server Architecture

Click here to watch the vFabric tc Server Tutorial

This Week in Spring, February 21st, 2012

Engineering | Josh Long | February 22, 2012 | ...

Wow! Another week's come and gone, and, as usual, a lot of great content's been created for the community, and often by the community. Let's get to it!

	<LI> First, the big news: <a href ="">Spring Framework 3.1.1's Been Released</A>!  
	   The first maintenance release in the Spring 3.1.x line is now available via Maven Central, the <a href="">SpringSource repository</a>, or for direct download from our <a target="_blank" href=";version=3.1.1.RELEASE">community download page</a>.  This release includes many <a href="…

Video: SpringOne2GX - Cloud Foundry Inside the Machine

News | Adam Fitzgerald | February 21, 2012 | ...

SpringOne 2GX Video: Cloud Foundry - Inside the Machine

Of course the sessions at SpringOne 2GX 2011 covered Spring, Groovy and Grails in amazing detail, but cloud workloads were hot topics of discussion last year as well. In this presentation, pioneering technologist Derek Collison gives a detailed breakdown of Cloud Foundry - Inside the Machine. Derek gives a deep analysis of Cloud Foundry’s architecture with specific details on the Cloud Controller, the Service Provisioning Agent, the Droplet Execution Agent, and the Messaging System. If you want to learn about the technology behind the world's first open platform-as-a-service then this…

Spring Social LinkedIn 1.0.0.RC1 Released

Releases | Craig Walls | February 21, 2012 | ...

Dear Spring Community,

We are happy to announce that the first release candidate of Spring Social LinkedIn is now available!

Thanks to community contributions, the Spring Social LinkedIn project now has a complete API binding in addition to connection support through Spring Social's service provider connection framework.

To get Spring Social LinkedIn, download the release distribution or simply add the Maven artifacts to your project.

As we push toward a GA release, we would like to hear what you think of the RC1 release. Give feedback in the forum or, if you have any suggestions or find any bugs, please post them in the issue tracker.

Video: SpringOne 2GX - Identity Management with Spring Security

News | Adam Fitzgerald | February 16, 2012 | ...

SpringOne 2GX Video: Identity Management with Spring Security

Another session from SpringOne 2GX 2011 gives a detailed guide to Identity Management with Spring Security. Spring developer and also Cloud Foundry engineer, Dave Syer, covers Single Sign On, security standards (including SAML, OpenID, OAuth, SCIM, JWT), how Spring Security can fit in, as well as demoing identity management as a service. Dave has tackled some of the most complex problems possible in enterprise Java and this presentation provides a great guide for developers interested in security identity in distributed environments.

Many thanks to InfoQ for coming to Chicago to record so many of the fantastic SpringOne 2GX presentations.

Video: SpringOne 2GX - Native Android Development Practices

News | Adam Fitzgerald | February 16, 2012 | ...

SpringOne 2GX Video: Native Android Development Practices

In this popular session from SpringOne 2GX 2011, Spring developer advocate, Josh Long and Spring engineer, Roy Clarkson discuss native Android development practices with the Spring framework. The session covers Spring MVC support for device detection, REST implementation for handling device requests and Spring Android support for organizing calls from the mobile client to the server.

Many thanks to InfoQ for coming to Chicago to record so many of the fantastic SpringOne 2GX presentations.

Video: SpringOne 2GX - Tuning Java for Virtual Environments with EM4J

News | Adam Fitzgerald | February 15, 2012 | ...

SpringOne 2GX Video: Tuning Java for Virtual Environments with EM4J

As datacenters virtualize more and more workloads, it becomes important to understand the potential impact on the Java servers that may be running your applications. At SpringOne 2GX 2011, Ben Corrie provided a thorough overview of Java memory management, how things work differently in virtual environments and what you can do about it to avoid problems. This includes a practical introduction to Elastic Memory for Java (EM4J) that is a feature of the VMware vFabric platform.

Many thanks to InfoQ for coming to Chicago to record so many of the fantastic SpringOne 2GX presentations.

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