Let's Build an API Together - Part 30 - CORS

13.02.2018 by Jens in API Series | APIs | Newsletter

When our API is used by anything running in a browser and it this thing running in the browser was not loaded from the same domain our API is running, we will encounter a concept called CORS.


Let's Build an API Together - Part 29 - kanbanbackend.com

12.02.2018 by Jens in API Series | APIs | Newsletter

I’ve been working on the Kanban tutorial app to make it a better tutorial application. This week, I am going to talk about changes and why and how I implemented them.


Making Requests using Spring's RestTemplate

09.02.2018 by Jens in Newsletter | Spring Boot | Spring MVC

The RestTemplate is a little helper class that makes calling web requests an easier. Instead of wrangling with protocols and transformation by ourselves, we get that out of the box by Spring MVC.


Commandline Applications with Spring Boot

08.02.2018 by Jens in Newsletter | Spring Boot

Spring Boot is not only for server applications. Did you know you can write command line apps too?


Let's Build an API Together - Part 28

05.02.2018 by Jens in API Series | APIs | Newsletter

Our API works now. We can register a new user, log in via the API, authenticate via token in a header and can work with the kanban board. So, we are done for now.


Let's Build an API Together - Part 27

02.02.2018 by Jens in API Series | APIs | Newsletter

Now that we can register a new user and login, it is time for assigning boards to the logged in user.


Let's Build an API Together - Part 26

01.02.2018 by Jens in API Series | APIs | Newsletter

We will be using Spring Session with a JDBC storage and use the same database as for the rest of the application.


Microservices Are NOT The Solution To Your Problems

01.02.2018 by Jens in Developers Life | Learning

Microservices are not the holy grail of software development as many devs and managers see them. They don’t solve all your problems at once, not even the tech ones. Yet, they follow a fad blindly again. Yesterday it was Agile and SOA, today it’s still microservices and cloud. Instead of solutions, many find themselves facing new problems; worse problems.


Let's Build an API Together - Part 25

31.01.2018 by Jens in API Series | APIs | Newsletter

The API will expose endpoints for login and register new users.


Let's Build an API Together - Part 24

30.01.2018 by Jens in API Series | APIs | Newsletter

Now, we are ready to set up the user and configure Spring Security to protect our API.