Stephane Maldini and Rossen Stoyanchev discuss building reactive web applications, the choice of runtimes, using reactive streams for network I/O and the reactive programming model.
Joe Stein makes an introduction for developers about why and how to use Apache Kafka. Apache Kafka is a publish-subscribe messaging system rethought of as a distributed commit log.
Craig Walls discusses how to use Spring Social, Spring Boot, and Spring Integration to expand the reach of an application to those services, effectively injecting the app into their social graph.
Michael Ploed talks about the distributed data management challenges that arise in a microservices architecture and how they can be solved using event sourcing in an event-driven architecture.
Ashley Puls explains what happens to bytecode inside the JVM. It begins with an overview of the Just In Time (JIT) compiler and discusses JIT optimizations such as method inlining and loop unrolling.
Joseph Paulchell discusses the journey from batch-oriented processes using databases to a real-time data streaming solution and the significant benefits achieved as well as the challenges encountered.
Monish Unni discusses how E*Trade’s disparate services are stitched together using RabbitMQ (AMQP protocol) and Spring Proxies to form the enablement tier to provide data to Zipkin.
Sébastien Deleuze introduces Script Templating in Spring and shows how to build an isomorphic application using Spring Boot, Nashorn and React to render templates both on client and server.
Petar Tahchiev demos a typical e-commerce project with the Nemesis platform, listing the problems faced and the Spring projects used: Data, Session, Cloud, Boot, MVC, Security, etc.
The authors discuss how Spring for Apache Hadoop can make developing workflows with Map Reduce, Spark, Hive and Pig jobs easier, and using Spring Cloud to build distributed apps for YARN.
Rossen Stoyanchev offers an overview of new features for web applications in Spring Framework 4.2: HTTP streaming, Server-sent events, cross-origin requests, HTTP caching, and WebSocket updates.
Gary Russell discusses how Spring Integration and Spring AMQP are used as two of the underlying technologies in Spring XD.