Big shout out to @altfatterz @geowarin @furikuri @royclarkson @phillip_webb and @rob_winch as I wrap up “Learning #SpringBoot”

I just shipped out my last rewrite for Learning Spring Boot. I am TIRED. The past five nights, I have stayed up later than midnight to get in last edits and incorporate feedback from my reviewers. These guys are really talented. I couldn’t ask for a more solid team to pick over my material andRead More

Despite being buried at #s2gx, managed to submit chapter 1 rewrite for “Learning #SpringBoot” to @PacktPub

There was a mix-up of communications with my editor. I told her that I was out this week. But it appears that just won’t cut it. Packt Pub is FAST! Thankfully, I invested time during last night’s flight to work on Chapter 2 – Quick Start with Java. This morning, after fixing up Spring-a-Gram, I wasRead More

That’s a wrap! “Learning #SpringBoot” ‘s 1st draft has been submitted to @PacktPub

Last night, I worked from 9:30pm until 2am on Learning Spring Boot. Whew! It was tough work, but I needed to pull it across the finish line. I had the code lined up quite nicely for the entire chapter. I simply need to tell the story of how all this stuff worked together. As I’veRead More

Chapter 5 of Learning #SpringBoot almost done!

This Thursday I’ll be submitting the first draft for Chapter 5 – Securing Your App with Spring Boot inside Learning Spring Boot. If you have no experience with Spring Security, then I hope you’ll enjoy this chapter. Security by itself is a complex topic. There is no single thing that instantly makes your entire applicationRead More

Chapter 4 of Learning #SpringBoot submitted…upgrading manuscript to 1.1.5.RELEASE

Yesterday afternoon, I bundled up Chapter 4, Data Access with Spring Boot for Learning Spring Boot and shipped it off to Packt Publishing. They were happy to receive it on time. Then I saw Spring Boot release version 1.1.5.RELEASE. I just updated all my source code to the latest version, edited the fragments, and fixed the linksRead More