Spring Boot

Spring Boot Application Events Explained

To “listen” to an event, we can always write the “listener” to an event as another method within the source of the event, but this will tightly couple the event source to the logic of the listener.

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Why You Should Use Constructor Injection in Spring

Dependency injection is an approach to implement loose coupling among the classes in an application. There are different ways of injecting dependencies and this article explains why constructor injection should be the preferred way.

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Clean Architecture Boundaries with Spring Boot and ArchUnit

When we’re building software, we want to build for “-ilities”: understandability, maintainability, extensibility, and - trending right now - decomposability (so we can decompose a monolith into microservices if the need arises).

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API-First Development with Spring Boot and Swagger

Following an API-first approach, we specify an API before we start coding. Via API description languages, teams can collaborate without having implemented anything, yet.

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Custom Web Controller Arguments with Spring MVC and Spring Boot

Spring MVC provides a very convenient programming model for creating web controllers. We declare a method signature and the method arguments will be resolved automatically by Spring.

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Handling Passwords with Spring Boot and Spring Security

Systems with user management require authentication. If we use password-based authentication, we have to handle users' passwords in our system. This article shows how to encode and store passwords securely with Spring Security.

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