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Josh Long

Josh Long

Spring Developer Advocate

an aisle seat or San Francisco, CA

Josh (@starbuxman) is the Spring Developer Advocate at Pivotal and a Java Champion. He's host of "A Bootiful Podcast" (https://soundcloud.com/a-bootiful-podcast), host of the "Spring Tips Videos" (http://bit.ly/spring-tips-playlist), co-author of 6+ books (http://joshlong.com/books.html), and instructor on 8+ Livelessons Training Videos (http://joshlong.com/livelessons.html)
Blog Posts by Josh Long

This Week in Spring - October 14th, 2019

Hi, Spring fans! WHEW! What a week! Last week was the insane SpringOne Platform 2019 event, from which I am still recovering! Then I flew home, hosted Spring team member and Micrometer lead and friend Tommy Ludwig in San Francisco, and prepared to fly out for meetings and user group appearances on Monday (in Stuttgart, Germany) and Tuesday (in Amsterdam).

I prepared, and got into the Uber going to San Francisco airport when I got a call from my brother saying my 81-year-old dad wasn’t doing well (thanks to everyone for the well-wishes!) and was rushed to the hospital. I had to, regretfully, cancel my live appearances in those countries. I am SO sorry for those I disappointed. I was very happy to be able to do a few of those meetings remotely. Thanks to everyone who indulged me and supported me as I flew to Los Angeles to be with my father.

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This Week in Spring (SpringOne Platform 2019 edition) - October 8th, 2019

It’s here it’s finally here! My favorite time of the year! Happy SpringOne Platform week! This week I’m in amazing Austin, TX talking to anybody who wants to about all things Spring. There have been a ton of amazing things announced at this show but one thing I’ve been excited to share with y’all is that we just announced the new Azure Spring Cloud runtime. (More on that in the links below)

I’ve been busy! I’m doing one talk with Microsoft on Azure Spring Cloud, and another with Okta / Google on simplifying the dev lifecycle. Also, I’m hosting the keynote tomorrow morning. So much to do, so little time!

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This Week in Spring - October 1, 2019 - Spring Framework 5.2 Edition

Oh emm geee y’all! We just released Spring Framework 5.2, complete with new RSocket support, and a slew of projects have followed suit in the intervening… day! I expect we’ll see more soon, followed not too far behind by Spring Boot! And, of course, next week is the biggest week in all of Springdom every week: SpringOne Platform 2019!

I can’t wait to get there, but first I’m off to Taipei for the JCCConf. THere’s a ton to get to let’s dive right in!

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This Week in Spring - September 24th, 2019

Hi Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring, a weekly roundup where I get to swim through the great content in the ecosystem and learn things and hopefully share interesting tidbits with you all. I mark my calendar by the number of This Week in Springs, so imagine my elation to realize looking at the calendar that we’re really close to the epic SpringOne Platform 2019! I can’t believe it!

The event takes place soon - October 7–10, 2019 - in Austin, Texas. That’s just around the corner, but I’ve still got a few places to get to. I’m in Madrid, Spain, for the epic CodeMotion Madrid show. Then it’s off to Guadalajara, Mexico for the Java day Mexico show; and then it’s off to Taipei, Taiwan for the JCConf lead by the Taiwan JUG. Then, finally, it’s off to the land of BBQ and Spring, SpringOne Platform! I can’t wait to see you all there.

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This Week in Spring - Sept 17, 2019

Hi, Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring - and what a week it is! I’m at the epic annual eventapalooza that is Oracle CodeOne (formerly JavaOne). I just finished a talk today on reactive programming and I’ll have another talk on Kotlin on Wednesday. Don’t miss it!

Meanwhile, we’ve got a ton of things to get to this week so let’s get to it!

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