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Using the Netflix stack with Spring boot: Zuul

Spring boot has several integrations available for Netflix components such as Zuul. In this tutorial I'll demonstrate how Zuul can be used to handle several cross-cutting concerns on a network-based level, such as CORS headers and handling multipart requests.


2017: Year in review

While 2017 was mostly an inactive year for me, that doesn't mean that we didn't have any visitors! So let's review what happened last year.

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Securing Spring boot applications with JWT

JWT is a popular type of token. In this tutorial I'll show you how to integrate a JWT authentication mechanism with Spring, and within a microservice oriented architecture.

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Getting started with Spring boot 2.0

Explore the new reactive features of Spring boot 2.0 and Spring 5 with me by writing a web crawler using Webflux and reactive MongoDB.

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Configuration as a microservice

Decentralized configuration on the filesystem has its flawed. But what if you could provide configuration as a microservice with Git?

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Using the Netflix stack with Spring boot: Hystrix

What happens when something fails in an application and it keeps failing? In this article I'll show you how you can have more control using Hystrix.


2016: Year in review

A bit later than usual, but here it is! The year in review of! (Yes, that's the site you're visiting right now) During this time of the year, people all around the world gather and review last year.

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Showing a loader with Angular 2

With Angular 2, we can change the default Loading... message to something else. In this article I will show you how to change it into a wonderful pokéball.

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Animating with Angular 2

Just like AngularJS, Angular 2 has a mechanism for applying animations to your application. During this article we'll look into the animation API.

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Implementing your own pipes with Angular 2

Pipes are one of the key features of Angular 2 and they are the successor to AngularJS' filters. In this article I'll write my own pipes with Angular 2.