DevCon – Spring 2.0

In Spring Framework 2.0: New and Noteworthy, Ben Hale will outline the major new features of Spring 2.0. Attendees will learn how to use Spring 2.0 to greatly simplify the configuration of their applications across the entire stack through use of domain-specific languages and smart defaults. They will see how to make their business services transactional in \*one line\* of configuration code. Other highlights include practical examples of creating aspects using AspectJ’s pointcut language, developing stateful business components, implementing beans using dynamic languages such as Groovy and Beanshell, receiving asynchronous messages with JMS, and leveraging Spring’s support for Java 5 language constructs.

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AJUG Meetup

Building and Deploying 12 Factor Apps in Scala and Java

April 18, 2017

The twelve-factor app is a modern methodology for building software-as-a-service apps:

• Use declarative formats for setup automation, to minimise time and cost for new developers joining the project.

• Have a clean contract with the underlying operating system, offering maximum portability between execution environments.

• Are suitable for deployment on modern cloud platforms, obviating the need for servers and systems administration.

• Minimise divergence between development and production, enabling continuous deployment for maximum agility.

• And can scale up without significant changes to tooling, architecture, or development practices.

We will build a RESTful web service in Java and deploy the app to CloudFoundry. We will go over how to build a cloud manifest, how to keep our database credentials and application configuration outside of our code by using user-provided services and go over what it takes to build a 12 Factor application in the cloud. This presentation will be heavy on code and light on slides!


Roam Dunwoody

1155 Mount Vernon Highway NE
Atlanta, GA 30338 (map)

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