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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Webinar: Building "Bootiful" Microservices with Spring Boot

Good webinar from Josh Long building microservices with Spring Cloud.  He included his own microservice, a config service, and a Hystrix metrics demo (that part didn't go as well).  The Spring Cloud annotations make it easy to include all the extra features you need for a microservice without all the mess of having to type words 'n' such.

(SPOILER ALERT: There is a surprise appearance by David Hasselhoff!)

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Spring Boot RC2 (and RC3) released

The countdown to Spring Boot 1.0 is speeding up!  RC2 was released Wednesday, with RC3 hot on its tail due to a regression break.  The RC2 release added a bunch of improvements and fixes in order to stabilize the runtime and make it easier for developers to put their apps together.  I see a 1.0 in our near future!

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Exploiting Encrypted Cookies

Rob Winch wrote a cool article about why encrypting cookies just isn't enough to keep your app safe.  He even provided code to demonstrate the exploit!

This just scratches the surface, but is one step to understanding what a good cookie looks like.