Microservices: Using Zuul proxy as a micro-proxy and api gateway

This is the 3rd part of the Developing Microservices with Spring Boot series. After having a configuration service, being able to create microservices that communicate between themselves and registering them on a service registry, we will have a look to how to have an abstraction of the services offered and how to proxy requests to other services. The full code is available on github. […]

Meetup: Building Microservices with Spring Cloud

Last Tuesday I went to a meetup at Pivotal about Building Microservices with Spring Cloud. At my current company we are moving towards a Service oriented architecture and I was curious about some of the projects that appeared recently on Spring source.

I have to say this is one of the talks I learnt more in around hour and a half and, as soon as I got home, I was already coding a configuration service provider for some toy app microservices 🙂 […]

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Choosing Spring Boot as part of your stack

I have been developing in Java for the last 6, 7 years and I have seen lot of changes. Have followed Spring framework since version 1 and I have to say I am really impressed in relation to what they are achieving. Some years ago I had a look to Spring Roo, a RAD tool for creating web applications. At that time, I learnt a lot about web development and best practices but things were changing towards API centered applications and javascript apps (as clients). […]