Tag: spring

Working for startups is always an interesting experience. Currently, I’m a software engineer at Velo Payments. If you’ve ever worked for a startup, you’ll quickly see that you get to wear many hats. One of the hats I get to wear is the creation of of developer center (currently in the oven). In the very […]Continue reading

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@RequestMapping is one of the most common annotation used in Spring Web applications. This annotation maps HTTP requests to handler methods of MVC and REST controllers. In this post, you’ll see how versatile the @RequestMapping annotation is when used to map Spring MVC controller methods. Request Mapping Basics In Spring MVC applications, the RequestDispatcher (Front Controller […]Continue reading

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An exciting feature in Spring Framework 5 is the new Web Reactive framework for allows reactive web applications. Reactive programming is about developing systems that are fully reactive and non-blocking. Such systems are suitable for event-loop style processing that can scale with a small number of threads. Spring Framework 5 embraces Reactive Streams to enable […]Continue reading

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The latest TIOBE index has Java language moving strongly into the #1 programming language for January 2016. If you’re not familiar with the TIOBE Index, it’s an index that looks at searches on the major search engines, blogs, forums, and Youtube (Did you know Youtube is now the second biggest search engine?) The “Popularity of […]Continue reading

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In the 1.3.0 release of Spring Boot and new module is available called Spring Boot Developer Tools. This new Spring Boot module is aimed at improving developer productivity in building Spring Web Applications. When you’re developing a web application in Java, or really any programming language, a common workflow is to code, compile, deploy, and then […]Continue reading

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At the heart of the Spring Framework is its support of dependency injection through its Inversion of Control container. In this video, I look at using some of the advanced autowire features of Spring. @Primary By default, Spring will autowire by type. When you have more than one Spring Bean of a given type, you can […]Continue reading

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I was recently asked on my Facebook page, “How do I become a Java Web Developer?” There is  really no simple answer for this question. There are many facets to becoming a Java web developer. I’ve encountered Java developers who were good front end developers, or good backend developers. By ‘front end’, I mean more of […]Continue reading

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