Spring Roo: Making Java Fun Again

I just wanted to give heads-up that DZone just published my Spring Roo Refcard. It has been great fun to write up the card although a six page limit has its own challenges when trying to cover a tool like Roo.

Spring Roo 1.1 GA Released!

Yes, I have been somewhat slack on updating you about the progress of Spring Roo in this blog. As you might have guessed, the last year has been a quite busy. We have added lots of new features and add-ons to Roo, changed internals significantly, helped others to write cool new add-ons and also attended a few conferences to demonstrate the latest stuff. Now, with the release of Spring Roo 1.1 GA I thought I’d take a step back and look back on the last year or so.

Introducing Spring Roo: Part 2 – Security, JMS & Email support

Illegal access attempts or even DoS attacks and other security threats should be taken seriously. As a result we have come up with a solution which detects such malicious behavior and notified administrators accordingly.

This blog post outlines the solution to this problem by making use of two new Spring Roo add-ons we have included into today’s Spring Roo 1.0.0.M1 release.

Introducing Spring ROO: Part 1

Over the past few months I have been involved in the development of a new Spring project codenamed ROO.
Spring ROO provides interactive, lightweight, user customisable tooling that enables rapid delivery of high performance enterprise Java applications.

For this introduction I have chosen to write a simple shopping list containing only ShoppingList and Item as domain objects.