Spring Boot

Exposing a Helpful Info Endpoint with Spring Boot Actuator

In a distributed, fast-paced environment, dev teams often want to find out at what time they deployed the app, what version of the app they deployed, what Git commit was deployed, and more.

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Protect Your Code from NullPointerExceptions with Spring’s Null-Safety Annotations

NullPointerExceptions (often shortened as “NPE”) are a nightmare for every Java programmer. We can find plenty of articles on the internet explaining how to write null-safe code.

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Tracing with Spring Boot, OpenTelemetry, and Jaeger

In a distributed system, many services can be involved in creating a response to a single request. Not only for debugging purposes it’s essential that the path of such a request can be traced through all involved services.

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Complete Guide to Spring RestTemplate

REST-styled APIs are all around us. Many applications need to invoke REST APIs for some or all of their functions. Hence for applications to function gracefully, they need to consume APIs elegantly and consistently.

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How to Internationalize a Spring Boot Application

Internationalization is the process of making an application adaptable to multiple languages and regions without major changes in the source code.

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Feature Flags with Spring Boot

Feature flags are a great tool to improve confidence in deployments and to avoid impacting customers with unintended changes. Instead of deploying a new feature directly to production, we “hide” it behind an if/else statement in our code that evaluates a feature flag.

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