This Week in Spring: Spring Cloud Edgeware, Authentication, and More
- Our very own Josh McKenty has a wonderful post, Why I Love Redis
- If you’re in the Seattle area, don’t miss this wonderful Spring and cloud-native bootcamp done in cooperation with Pivotal, Microsoft, and Perficient
- This is promising! This issue means that you can now use a reactive
WebClientand have it automatically obtain a new OAuth access token on your behalf using a
- Spring Cloud Edgware.SR4 Has Been Released
- Spring Cloud Open Service Broker 2.0.0.RELEASE is now available
- Spring Cloud Task 1.2.3.RELEASE is now available
- Hurray! PKS (our enterprise-grade Kubernetes distribution) 1.1 is now available
- Spring Cloud Stream Fishtown.M1 /2.1.0.M1 Release Announcement
- Spring Cloud GCP 1.0.0.RC1 Now Available
- We also have an opening on the Spring reliability engineering team
- We have an opening on the Spring Cloud Services team — join us!
- Codecentric have updated their Spring Batch starter to 2.0.1. This starter goes further than Spring Boot’s built-in stater and adds a lot of useful functionality that you’d do well to consider when using Spring Batch.
- Our very own Mario Gray does a wonderful job looking at reactive authentication and authorization with Spring Security.
- Interesting insight from the Zipkin project twitter handle: 1) authorization services are often blamed for latency, even though getting security services in your traces is a win for transparency. Also, errors are two-sided: ideally, visualize HTTP 400 as success from server point-of-view to better aim blame.
- Vojtech Ruzicka’s done a nice job looking at the detecting build version and time at runtime in Spring Boot
- The Foundry is a gateway to the Cloud Foundry ecosystem of ISVs, distributions, consulting, and so much more.
- This blog looks at Spring WebFlux and the RxJava2JDBC project
- With MongoDB 4.0 GA, here’s what you need to know for multi-document ACID transactions with Spring Data MongoDB.
- Microsoft’s Yitao Dong just announced that the Spring Boot starter for Microsoft Azure Active Directory is now integrated with Spring Security 5. With only a few lines of configuration, you can build apps that perform authentication with Azure Active Directory OAuth2 and manage authorization with AAD groups
- Community legend Nicolas Frankel has a nice pokst on how to migrate an app from Spring Boot 1.5’s metrics subsystem to Micrometer-based metrics
- Check out Jen Strater’s Warsaw JUG talk on test driven documentation with Spring REST Docs
- Former SpringSource CTO Adrian Colyer runs a wonderful series called The Morning Paper. In this post, he looks at secure coding practices in Java and the challenges. Surprise, surprise: Spring security is, and has always been, a very popular choice for people trying to address these problems.
- Check out Andy Wilkinson’s Spring I/O 2018 talk “Mastering Actuator”
- Check out Dr. Dave Syer’s Spring I/O 2018 talk Serverless Spring
- JUnit 5.3 M1 is out! Please try out the new parallel test execution support and provide feedback before the 5.3 GA release!
- Does your Kotlin backend use Project Reactor? Good news! The functional composition library, Aarrow, now has support for Project Reactor, including async/await syntax for
- Don’t miss the training for Spring Boot and Spring Cloud at this year’s SpringOne Platform 2018
- Check out this upcoming Cloud Foundry webinar on July 18, Bring Your Own Code vs. Bring Your Own Container