Devoxx Belgium 2018
from Monday 12 November to Friday 16 November 2018.
Juergen Hoeller is co-founder of the Spring Framework open source project and has been serving as the project lead and release manager for the core framework since 2003. Juergen is an experienced software architect and consultant with outstanding expertise in code organization, transaction management and enterprise messaging.
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The Spring Framework originated from a book in 2002, becoming the most widely used application framework in the entire Java ecosystem within a few years... and holding that position to this day. This talk illustrates Spring's evolution over 15 years, adapting not only to five new JDK generations but also to ever-changing requirements in modern enterprise architectures.
Spring Framework 5.1 refines Spring's functional and reactive API style on a JDK 8 baseline and embraces JDK 11 for a smooth upgrade to the next long-term support generation of the JVM.
This talk illustrates the benefits of a JDK 8 baseline and the compatibility challenges on JDK 11, providing upgrade advice for Spring applications on the classpath and the module path.