Speed Up Spock Spring Tests

This article follows up some excellent info on testing Spring with Spock here and here. Developing with Spring and testing with Spock means you’re using two of the best tools available on the JVM today. .. READ MORE

Apache Kafka and Reactive Spring Boot

This post is a continuation of the two part series exploring Apache Ignite, Apache Kafka, and Reactive Spring Boot concepts. This part covers the use of Reactive Kafka consumers to return live database events to .. READ MORE

Configuring Kafka Topics with Spring Kafka

Here’s a common scenario, your engineering team decides to use Kafka and they start writing producers, consumers, connectors, streams, you name it. Before long, 6 engineers have manually created 20+ topics in the lower environment .. READ MORE

Spring Boot / SSL and BadPaddingException

Are you working on getting SSL self signed certificates working with Spring Boot and getting a javax.crypto.BadPaddingException? Hopefully this post will save you some time. I created this post to help remind myself and hopefully .. READ MORE

Liquibase and Spring Boot

I think it’s great that Spring Boot has built-in support for Liquibase but I think there is missing documentation on it. Some of it is on Spring’s part and others are in Liquibase. I hope .. READ MORE