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    In September 2021, Java 17 was released as the latest LTS (long-term support) replacing Java 11. Now the big question is “What is new in Java 17?” Java 17 has 14 JDK Enhancement Proposals (JEP) items. Out of those, there are 10 new features, 2 feature removals, and deprecation of 2 features. In this post, […]Continue reading

    On December 16th, 2021, with the announcement from the Spring Team, the next major release is Spring Framework 6. The whole objective is to cover Spring’s baseline upgrade efforts, in particular requiring JDK 17+ and migrating to the Jakarta EE 9 APIs, So we should be Getting Ready for upgrading to Spring Framework 6. Important […]Continue reading

    Spring Web applications and RESTful services contain controllers responsible to process requests and send back responses. At times you might need to perform certain operations on client requests before it reaches the controller. Similarly, you might need to perform operations on responses sent back by controllers to clients. You can achieve this using filters in […]Continue reading

    Distributed Microservices Systems typically comprise a large number of smaller services. These services communicate with each other to perform operations. In order to communicate, one service needs the address of the other service to call. However, service addresses are dynamic in modern microservices systems. For example, if a service is running on one IP and […]Continue reading

    We use scheduling to schedule jobs in a Spring Boot application. For instance, you can implement scheduling to perform some task at a specific time, or repeat after a fixed interval. In this post, you’ll learn how to use the Spring @Scheduled annotation to configure and schedule tasks. Spring Boot @Scheduled Annotation Example Let’s say […]Continue reading

    Apache Kafka is an open-source Message Bus that solves the problem of how microservices communicate with each other. Spring for Apache Kafka, also known as spring-kafka. It is a  project that applies core Spring concepts to Kafka-based messaging solutions. Spring-kafka provides templates as high-level abstractions to send and consume messages asynchronously. In this post, you […]Continue reading

    Spring Retry provides the ability to automatically re-invoke a failed operation. This is helpful when errors may be transient in nature. For example, a momentary network glitch, network outage, server down, or deadlock. You can configure the spring-retry module using annotations. You can define the retry limits, fallback methods, etc. In this post, you will […]Continue reading

    The Spring Boot CLI (Command Line Interface) is a command-line tool that you can use to run and test Spring Boot Applications from a Terminal. The CLI is one of the fastest ways to develop a Spring-based application. How does Spring Boot CLI work? It uses Spring Boot Starter and Spring Boot AutoConfigurate components to […]Continue reading

    Spring Boot Actuator is a sub-project of the Spring Boot Framework. It uses HTTP endpoints to expose operational information about any running application. The main benefit of using this library is that we get health and monitoring metrics from production-ready applications. Moreover, the gathering of metrics, understanding traffic, or knowing the state of the database, […]Continue reading