Monthly Archives: April 2016

Book: arc42 by example


Here’s a shameless self plug for the first book i’ve contributed too: arc42 by example by Gernot Starke, Stefan Zörner and myself. This book contains several real-world software architectures, documented with the practical arc42 template. You will learn about the inner workings of a chess engine, a huge CRM system, a cool web system to […]

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NetBeans settings for smooth debugging Spring Boot Applications


Here’s a short tip for a smoother debugging experience using NetBeans for developing Spring Boot Applications while using the Spring Boot Devtools: Make sure you include the Devtools inside your dependency management: <dependencies> <dependency> <groupId>org.springframework.boot</groupId> <artifactId>spring-boot-devtools</artifactId> <optional>true</optional> </dependency> </dependencies><dependencies> <dependency> <groupId>org.springframework.boot</groupId> <artifactId>spring-boot-devtools</artifactId> <optional>true</optional> </dependency> </dependencies> or dependencies { compile("org.springframework.boot:spring-boot-devtools") }dependencies { compile("org.springframework.boot:spring-boot-devtools") } Devtools will […]

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8 new features you’ll get with Spring Boot 1.4


Phil as a nice post about the improvements on testing in Spring Boot 1.4, check it out here: Testing improvements in Spring Boot 1.4. I’d like to add a concrete example for those and some more, please have a look at the comments inside one of the most important controllers I’ve ever written 😉 Those […]

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Get your InstrumentationLoadTimeWeaver recognized by LocalContainerEntityManagerFactoryBean


org.springframework.orm.jpa.LocalContainerEntityManagerFactoryBean is LoadTimeWeaverAware and as thus should be provided with such. Usually this would be done with a @Configuration, but then there is SPR-10856. In short: a LoadTimeWeaverAwareProcessor is provided before post processing the bean factory. This means that an @Bean inside a configuration class comes to load for load time weaving. At least for […]

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