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 - June 11th, 2024

Engineering | June 10, 2024 | ...

This Week in Spring - June 10th, 2024

Hi, Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! I'm in Paris, France, to talk to organizations using and working with Spring. Then, next week, it's off to Krakow, Poland, for the amazing Devoxx PL event! I can't wait. If you're around, don't hesitate to say "hi"!

We've got an amazing roundup, so let's dive right into it!

Spring Tips: Spring AI Redux

Engineering | June 05, 2024 | ...

Hi, Spring fans! In this installment, brought to you with permission from the amazing Spring I/O 2024 conference event in Barcelona, Spain, I join Spring AI engineer Christian Tzolov for a keynote introducing some of the amazing new features in Spring AI.

#artificialintelligence #ai #springboot #java #springframework #SpringAI

This Week in Spring - June 4th, 2024

Engineering | June 04, 2024 | ...

Hi, Spring fans, from London! I'm in this fabulous country doing my level-headed best to refrain from dooing Mr. Bean bits, because, honestly, if I - an avid and prolific fan of Spring and its many beans - can't be "Mr. Bean," then I'm glad Rowan Atkinson is!

I'm here for a SpringOne Tour event, and I can't wait. Friends, let's dive right into it!

This Week in Spring - May 27th, 2024

Engineering | May 27, 2024 | ...

Hi, Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! And what a week it will be! I'm in Venice, Italy, on a little vacation, but tomorrow I begin a quick journey to beautiful Sofia, Bulgaria, where I'll be speaking at the amazing JPrime software show (it's my first time speaking there, though not even my 20th time speaking in Bulgaria!). I'm so looking forward to it.

Then, I turn right back around and head to Barcelona, Spain, for the not-to-be-missed Spring IO event! I love Spring IO, and you should too! It is, in my estimation, the premier Spring event in EMEA and an…

Deploy and Scale Spring Batch in the Cloud – with Adaptive Cost Control

Engineering | May 21, 2024 | ...

May 21, 2024, at 9 AM PST

You can now use Azure Spring Apps to effectively run Spring Batch applications with adaptive cost control. You only pay when batch jobs are running, and you can simply lift and shift your Spring Batch jobs with no code change.

Spring Batch is a framework for processing large amounts of data in Java applications. It provides reusable functions for logging, transaction management, job statistics, job restart, skipping errors, and resource management. It also supports high-performance tasks through optimization and partitioning. Introduced in March 2008, Spring Batch is…

This Week in Spring - May 21st, 2024

Engineering | May 21, 2024 | ...

Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! It's been yet another amazing and exciting week and with it a bevy of new releases. And of course, in about a week's time, we will find ourselves at Spring IO, ready to show a lot of these new things. Will you be there? I will! Anyway, let's dive right into it. There are a ton of new releases!

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