This Week in Spring: Spring Boot 1.5 and Java 9 Deprecations
Check out some major updates to Spring Boot, Spring Data, Spring Cloud Data Flow and some great Spring-related articles.
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Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! It’s been a very busy week and we’ve got a lot to cover so let’s get to it!
- First, the big news: Spring Boot 1.5 has just been released! The new release improves the integration with Cloud Foundry, features Spring Data Ingalls support, LDAP support, a loggers endpoint, and Apache Kafka auto-configuration support. Get started with Spring Boot now!
- Spring Data guru March Paluch put together a nice look at Spring Data Ingalls. The new release is packed with lots of great features including a 20-70% performance improvement, event publication for aggregate roots, improved pagination and so much more! Read the post!
- Spring Data lead Oliver Gierke just announced Spring Data Ingalls has gone GA! Hurray! See the release post for more!
- This is a cool SpringOne Platform talk on migrating Spring XD-based applications to Spring Cloud Data Flow.
- Rajini Sivaram’s SpringOne Platform talk on Apache Kafka is a good primer.
- Nivesh Gopathi gave a nice talk on secure, dynamic configuration with Spring Cloud Vault.
- Spring Boot guru Stephane Nicoll just announced Spring Boot 1.4.4 which includes a slew of updates and fixes.
- Spring Data lead Oliver Gierke just announced Spring Data Hopper SR7.
- Last week I put together a Spring Tip on Spring Data Couchbase.
- Going to be at Devoxx US? We on the Spring team will be too! Join us!
- Spring Integration lead Gary Russell just announced Spring Integration 4.3.7.
- Spring Boot lead Stephane Nicoll just announced Spring Framework 4.3.6, which is a packed maintenance release.
- Spring I/O Platform lead Andy Wilkinson just announced 1.0 of the Dependency Management Plugin.
- Google Developer Advocate Ray Tsang just put together a nice post on Spring Boot-based tracing with Google Stackdriver.
- Speaking of distributed tracing, the Baeldung has a great post on distributed tracing with Spring Cloud Sleuth.
- Pivotal’s own Fred Melo has a great post on messaging-patterns for event-driven microservices.
- The Stark and Wayne blog has a nice post that demystifies the Cloud Foundry Diego scheduler.
- Oliver Wolf put together a nice post describing some of the key features of a cloud platform like Cloud Foundry.
- This isn’t strictly Spring related, but I thought it interesting: Java 9 is the end of the road for some features.
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