This Week in Spring: Reactor and Spring Security
This Week in Spring: Reactor and Spring Security
It's a busy week in the Spring world, so let's see some updates on Project Reactor, Spring Security, tutorials on Spring Boot 2, and plenty more.
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Hi, Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! This week I was in Los Angeles and Chicago and now I’m in San Francisco, taking meetings with Pivotal ecosystem folks and customers. We’ve got an incredibly busy week’s worth of stuff ahead of us, so let’s get to it!
- Reactor project lead Stephane Maldini has announced that Reactor Bismuth-SR5 is out with fixes, Reactive Streams 1.0.2, Netty 4.1.20 and a few new cool features there.
- Check out this post by Spring Security ninja Joe Grandja on what the future of OAuth 2 support in Spring is.
- Spring Security lead Rob Winch has just announced an immediate update for a CVE for Spring Security 5.0.1, 4.2.4, and 4.1.5.
- Reactive Spring web ninja Sebastien Deleuze has just announced the integration and support for Reactive Smile (binary JSON) support in Spring Framework 5.0.4.
- Vedran Pavić has announced Spring Session 2.0.1.
- Spring Framework lead Juergen Hoeller has just announced that Spring Framework 5.0.3 and 4.3.14 available now.
- James Williams does a great job looking at the form and function of buildpacks. This is a very good, and quick, watch.
- A friendly reminder: we try to help wherever and whenever possible. We’re happy to see some of you appreciate that. If you reach out to the various Spring channels on Twitter (Spring Data, Spring Security, Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Spring Framework, SpringCentral or yours truly you’ll probably get a response. You might also try the various Gitter.im chat rooms for the Spring projects and Spring Cloud in particular. Also, we keep a robust presence on StackOverflow, as well.
- At long last, the Codecentric Spring Boot Admin and Spring Boot Admin Client have been added to the Spring Initializr.
- Make sure to check out the Cloud Foundry Summit in Boston.
- Don’t miss this Cloud Foundry Day hosted by @sapcp if you’re in Sofia, Bulgaria
- If you need one reason to join us at the Cloud Foundry Summit in Boston in April, may we suggest looking at our event schedule?
- Beyond copying paper processes with James Watters.
- Check out this webinar series that introduces Hashicorp Vault and, among other things, Spring Cloud Vault.
- by Gary Russell announces that a bunch of Spring Messaging releases (Integration, AMQP, Spring for Apache Kafka) maintenance releases are out, just in time for the latest Spring Boot milestone.
- Pieter Humphrey shares the good news: Spring Boot had a 300% increase in maven downloads, Initializr generated 4.72M projects, and it’s the 8th most popular project by GitHub stars that are written using Java.
- Related, it’s super cool that Spring Boot has passed 20,000 stars on GitHub!
- There are some very good submissions for the Spring I/O conference in Barcelona, Spain, but the CFP is still open! Keep ’em coming!
- Datadog has a nice post on monitoring RabbitMQ.
- This Ordina JWorks post provides a great way to visualize the flow of a Spring Integration flow.
- InfoQ have put together a nice post on application metrics with Micrometer.io.
- 3 reasons to join the Cloud Foundry Day before IBM’s Index Conf.
- Announcing the 0.0.3 release of the Function-as-a-service platform from Project Riff.
- Vaadin team’s Matti Tahvonen has updated his geospatial JPA demo to use Spring Boot 2.0.
- Check out Redis lead Salvatore Sanfillipo’s update on Redis Streams.
- Check out this post on Spring Boot 2: Migrating from Dropwizard metrics to Micrometer.
- Dr. Mark Pollack has just announced Spring Cloud Data Flow 1.3.0.RC1.
- Spring Data ninja John Blum looks at what’s in store for the roadmap of Apache Geode.
- You should register to join the SpringConTech conference as a speaker (and attendee!) It’s being held in beautiful New Orleans!
- Mark Paluch has just announced Spring Data Ingalls SR10 and Spring Data Kay SR3.
- Spring Boot ninja Stéphane Nicoll has shared that if you add “spring-boot-properties-migrator” to your build, it will generate a report when legacy properties from older Spring Boot revisions are found in your configuration.
- I loved this Russ Miles talk on chaos engineering.
- Check out Nate Schutta’s look at what should be a microservice and what shouldn’t be.
- This is a cool example where our very own Toshiaki Making has used Spring Boot and Github to update his blog posts with a function running on Project Riff triggered by GitHub webhook.
- Spring community legend Matt Raible has a nice post on using Angular 5.0 and Spring Boot 2.0
- Brian McClain has put together a nice video on running Project Riff, the function-as-a-service platform from Pivotal, on Minikube.
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