This Week in Spring: Spring WebFlux, Cloud, Data, and More
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Hi, Spring fans! What a week it’s been since we last spoke! I was in Zurich, Switzerland; then Paris, France; then Minsk, Belarus; and now, I’m in Barcelona, Spain, for the epic JBCN show. I’ve recorded a few episodes for the podcast (✅), gave a talk (✅) and now have a workshop to deliver on Wednesday (✅). Fun week by the beach! Don’t worry about me, I’ll pull through...
Spring en la primavera
… And I’m not going anywhere until Thursday when I’ll fly home to San Francisco, USA, to see our kid graduate middle school! I’m so proud of her. What a legend.
Anywho, lot’s to cover this week, so let’s get to it!
- In last week’s A Bootiful Podcast, I talked to Twitter’s Chris Thalinger on Java, Graal, JVMs, JITs, and more.
- Spring Tools 4.2.2 was released!
- In last week’s Spring Tips, I introduced the new support for transaction management in Reactive APIs; check it out: Spring Tips: Reactive Transactions.
- Spring Cloud Data Flow 2.1 GA is out!
- Here’s why companies like Google, Square, and Atlassian are sprinting to use Kotlin, the fastest-growing programming language according to GitHub - BusinessInsider India on Mobile
- Want to learn more about stream processing? Check out this talk that Tim Berglund and I did at the Kafka Summit NYC 2019 on stream processing with Spring Cloud Stream and Kafka Streams: Stream Processing with the Spring Framework (Like You’ve Never Seen It Before).
- This is kind of interesting: it’s a validation framework that integrates with Spring Webflux: Yet Another Validation for Java (A lambda based type safe validation framework).
- This is an awesome post by Matt Raible on the Okta blog: JHipster (which builds on Spring Boot and Spring Cloud) and Spring Cloud Config-powered microservices.
- This is an oldie-but-a-goodie: a nice post by Matt Raible on the Okta blog on building secure microservices with Spring Boot and Spring Cloud and Okta.
- Seriously, have you seen the new Dataflow portal?
- Spring Data lead Mark Paluch has a great post on the benefits of reactive transaction management.
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