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" (, host of the "Spring Tips Videos" (, co-author of 6+ books (, and instructor on 8+ Livelessons Training Videos (

Blog posts by Josh Long

This Week in Spring - April 9th, 2024

Engineering | April 09, 2024 | ...

Hi, Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! I'm in Las Vegas, NV, at the moment, preparing for my part in the huuuuuge Google Cloud Next keynote. I'm so excited! And then it's off to the amazing and glorious Devnexus event! If you're at either event, please say Hi!.

This Week in Spring - April 2nd, 2024

Engineering | April 03, 2024 | ...

Welcome, welcome, welcome, to another installment of This Week in Spring! You know, we've come a long way since you and I last spoke. It's April already! A new month! How bizarre. And, with the dawning of a new month, we're also more than 25% through this year! I sure hope you're paying attention. That little tidbit's blowing my mind!

Yesterday, by the way, was the first of April, and the tenth birthday of the first generally available 1.0 version of Spring Boot, released on the 1st of April, 2024. Happy birthday, Spring Boot!

Tomorrow, by the way, I'll have a brand new not-to-be-missed video on Java 22 over on our humble YouTube channel, do not miss that

This Week in Spring - March 26th, 2024

Engineering | March 26, 2024 | ...

Hi, Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring!

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