I have written a German article based on this series of posts for the Red Stack Magazin of German DOAG e.V. Read the free reprint here: If you’re interested in a German talk and demo, come to the JUG Essen meet up in April, I’m looking forward to speak there. jOOQ will be a part […]More
Last month I promised a quick update on my upcoming #SpringBootBuch (it has not yet a title), so here we go: Writing a book takes time, but it is really fun. Today, I send out a new version of the manuscript to my lector, now containing the full chapters for “Deployment” (which contains actuator as […]More
January was an intense month, even if it started with a week off. I didn’t have vacation during the seasons like my wife. Sad thing: We couldn’t really spend the vacation together, but that seems to be the standard when both parents are working and the number of holiday days doesn’t fit the number of […]More
Michael Plöd invited me to open the newly founded Spring Community Meetup Munich. Gerhard Müller from TNG made a nice recording of both talks. Thanks for that and enjoy the video: Here’s a series of posts covering the topic in greater detail: Database centric applications with Spring Boot and jOOQ.More
Hi! My name is Michael Simons. I live in Aachen and create software for a living. You can read more about me on the
"About me" page. This blog mostly contains posts about Java and Softwarearchitecture with a strong focus on the Spring eco system.
Below is a list of featured posts and a collection of talks. Featured posts are either part of a bigger series, have a relevance somewhere else or are just posts I like.
See all posts in the archive. Just another nerd blog is more than 10 years old and the archive has become quite huge.
Good stuff cannot be achieved alone. A salute to several great people in my life: NetBeans Dream team and more. And certainly, lots of ❤️ to my family and my wife who always supports me and my crazy ideas.
Spring Boot based site and api for EuregJUG: A post on how to build an api and front end for a Java User Group from start to end with the goal deploying "in the cloud" (i.e. on Pivotal CF). Includes caching, redis and even a full text search.
Hibernate Search and Spring Boot: Simple yet powerful archiving. Hibernate can be "painful" but often hast really good advantages. Learn how to use your existing mappings and entites to provide full text search features that also work in a cloud deployment.
Database centric applications with Spring Boot and jOOQ is a series of posts that guides you through creating a database centric application with Spring Boot and jOOQ. You'll learn how to run Oracle Database in a Docker container and create realiable migrations on the way.
Developing a web application with Spring Boot, AngularJS and Java 8 A series of posts from 2014 and something I still am proud of. This posts culminated not only in an application i used nearly everyday, but also in my very first book: Arc42 by example.