This year’s Java Tools and Technologies Landscape Report takes a look at the trends and patterns in the JVM, analyzes the data and makes predictions about the way the JVM landscape will look like in the next few years. We talked to Simon Maple, Head of Developer Advocacy at ZeroTurnaround, about the results of this report and what the numbers mean for developers.
Modern-day Spring allows you to be pretty concise. You can get an elaborate web service up and running using very little code. But when you write idiomatic Spring, you find yourself strewing your code with lots of magic annotations whose function and behavior are hidden within complex framework code and documentation.
Each Monday we take a step back and analyze what has happened in the previous week. Last week Angular 2 made a cameo on our portal, Bitcoin’s blockchain steered away from its original purpose and we asked you if Java EE should be developed independently from Oracle.
As Michael Minella, the project leader of Spring Batch, announced on behalf of his team, a new subproject of Spring Cloud called Spring Cloud Task is ready. The target of Spring Cloud Task is to deliver the necessary functionality to Spring Boot based applications for the support of short-lived microservices. The announcement at the same time marks the release of the first milestone.
A massive merger between two companies brings together an impressive amount of hardware and software prowess. But with Dell acquiring EMC, what’ll be the focus? Will Pivotal still go public? What about Spring? Many are asking the same questions.
The hottest debate in the Java world has been brewing between JavaEE and Spring. Lukas Eder gives his two cents towards the dispute and calls for a new contender in this “hilarious” squabble.
Maven Central is now home to Spring Cloud 1.0.0: a toolkit that allows developers to build some of the common patterns in distributed systems. We take a look at the new specs and what the community has contributed to the project.
Have you neglected your Spring cleaning? Here Nicolas Frankel takes a closer look at the three ways of testing Spring MVC applications.
Nicolas Frankel takes us on a tour of Integration Testing with Spring configuration modularization.
Pivotal has unveiled a new version of its Big Data Suite, which should allow users to discover the value data analytics has for them. For the first time, the source code of the Pivotal tool has been opened to the community.
It seems that good things come in threes with new releases of Spring Framework – versions 4.1.4, 4.09 and 3.2.13 have arrived with bug fixes and improvements aplenty.
What are the most common testing mistakes? How much testing is enough? And what should you name your tests? Find all the answers in this latest issue of JAX Magazine.
jOOQ’s Lukas Eder takes a look at the wealth of creative class names in Spring and the naming policy in Java.