This Week in Spring, December 16
Learn about Spring Boot's memory characteristics, use Spring with React, and find out about changes in Spring Batch in the latest 'Week in Spring'.
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Wow! It’s December 16th, friends; many of us on this planet will soon celebrate a new year! Hopefully, you’ve done a better job than I have of getting all my new year’s resolutions finished in time for 2016! If you haven’t, at least catching up on the latest and greatest in the Pivotal community won’t be insurmountable! Let’s see what’s happened this week.
- Greg Turnquist’s epic blog series on using Spring with React.js is now available online as a tutorial
- Spring Batch lead Michael Minella just announced Spring Batch 3.0.6 which contains lots of great contributions and bug fixes from the community
- the good Dr. David Syer put together a very good look at Spring Boot’s memory characteristics in various configurations
- Spring RestDocs lead Andy Wilkinson just announced Spring Rest Docs 1.0.1 which is maintenance release that includes a number of changes, including improved support for documenting attributes in XML payloads.
- Spring Social lead Craig Walls has been hard at work adapting Spring Social to a recent breaking change in Facebook’s Graph API which prevented connections and sign-in from working with Spring Social Facebook. In addition, the API binding has been adjusted to target Graph API v2.5.
- Duncan Brown wrote a great look at how to migrate Spring Data Neo4J 3.0 projects to the new 4.0 line
- I think this Chinese-language post introduces how to use Spring Boot, in which case - enjoy!
- Couchbase’s Simon Baslé put together a nice post on using Spring Data Couchbase and the various things it supports, including the
Cacheabstraction and Spring Data repositories
- Marko Švaljek has put together a very cool post on handling stream processing with Spring Boot, Kafka, and more
- Duy Hai Doan, an Apache Cassandra evangelist at DataStax, put together a very cool post on a sample application, KillrChat, based on Spring Boot, Cassandra, and more
- Want a quick introduction to using Spring Boot and AOP?
- Christoph Strobl’s talk from SpringOne2GX 2015, Boot Your Search with Spring, is now available online.
- Learn about Spring Boot 1.3’s new support for colored banners
- Recently, a friend of the community, Craig Burke, made an epic pull-request after Spring Boot 1.3 debuted the aforementioned support for color banner ASCII art: a
Bannerimplementation that also knows to look for
banner.jpg, not just
banner.txt! Seizing upon this, I created a simple Boot-based CLI and a Cloud Foundry web service whose code are available online - thanks Craig!
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