Month: March 2017

Stories about project management and coding

Snack Vending over TCP – or how Spring Integration saved the day

Recently I got a new project, create a REST backend to process sales data from snack vending machines. Set up Spring Boot, create some controller, database connector, little admin web interface, Spring Security, done. Sound easy enough, right? Wrong…at least in this story.

Spring Profiles – why you’ll love them

In the good old days, when you were writing your first few lines of code (and probably used PHP) you probably hardcoded any configuration strings right in to the code. After you wrote your first working version you might wanted to deploy that ugly bastard onto some server, but you had to change any config…
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