Category Archives: Spring

NoSQL Inside SQL with Java, Spring, Hibernate, and PostgreSQL

There are many benefits to schema-less NoSQL datastores, but there are always trade-offs. The primary gift the NoSQL movement has given us is the variety of options we now have for data persistence. With NoSQL we no longer must try to shoehorn everything into a relational model. Now the challenge is in deciding which persistence [...]

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Containerless Spring MVC

Many of the new JVM-based web frameworks are ditching containers and WAR files and instead using a WAR-less / Containerless approach. But that doesn’t mean you have to ditch your favorite Java web framework. A while back I posted about going containerless with Tapestry. Now lets do the same with Spring MVC. You can grab [...]

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Integrating Java Spring Apps on Heroku with Force.com REST APIs

Recently I co-presented a webinar about how to integrate Java Spring Apps on Heroku with the Force.com / Salesforce.com REST APIs. Check out the recording: I’ve also created an in-depth walk through of the code example and step-by-step instructions for setting up and deploying the example Java Spring app on Heroku. Check it out and [...]

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Graphs in the Cloud: Spring + Neo4j on Heroku

Last week I hosted a webinar about running Java apps on Heroku that use the Spring Framework and the Neo4j graph database. Here is the recording of that webinar: In the webinar I began by deploying a copy of the Spring MVC + Hibernate template app from heroku.com/java on Heroku. Then I made a few [...]

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WebJars in Spring MVC

Last week I announced the WebJars project that allows you to specify your web libraries (JavaScript, CSS, etc) as dependencies in your Java web applications. With some help from Jeremy Grelle I was able to get a simple WebJars Spring MVC example working. First you will need to add the WebJars repository to your build. [...]

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Video: Spring Roo and Grails Apps on the Cloud

At SpringOne 2GX I did a presentation about running Spring Roo (really Spring anything) and Grails apps on the cloud with Heroku. A video recording of my session has been posted on InfoQ. If you want to try out Spring Roo or Grails on Heroku then one way is to deploy a copy of one [...]

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My Upcoming Flex Sessions in Atlanta – DevNexus and Atlanta Flex User Group

In a few weeks I’ll be speaking in Atlanta at DevNexus and at the Atlanta Flex User Group. On March 21, 2011 at DevNexus I have two sessions: AS34J – ActionScript for Java Developers Rapid Mobile & Tablet App Development with Spring and Flex On March 22, 2011 at the Atlanta Flex User Group I [...]

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Building Cross-Device Apps with Flex and Spring at the Detroit JUG

On February 15, 2011 I’ll be presenting at the Detroit Java User Group about Building Cross-Device Apps with Flex and Spring. If you live in the Detroit area then I hope to see you there! If not, then talk to your local Java User Group leader about having me come and speak. Here is the [...]

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My JavaOne 2010 Sessions

Next week at JavaOne 2010 I’ll be co-presenting two sessions! On Monday Jeremy Grelle and I will present “End-to-End Richness: Integrating Java EE Services to Create Engaging RIAs” at the Hilton San Francisco. Here is the session information: Session ID: S313939 Abstract: Flex is one of the most widely used tools for building RIAs. But [...]

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