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From Udo Kohlmeyer <ukohlme...@pivotal.io>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Spring Data Geode 2.0.0.RELEASE (Kay GA) Available...
Date Thu, 05 Oct 2017 17:39:18 GMT
NICE WORK John!!!

Always proactive and up-to-date as always!

--Udo

On Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 10:35 AM, John Blum <jblum@pivotal.io> wrote:

> Dear Geode Community-
>
> After almost 1 year of radio silence on all things related to *Spring
> Data Geode* for Apache Geode, it is my pleasure to inform you that *Spring
> Data Geode* *2.0.0.RELEASE* (Kay GA) is now available! [1]
>
> Many things have happened since my last announcement.
>
> First, *Spring Data Geode* 2.0 joins the *Spring Data Release Train* [2]
> as another top-level *Spring Data* module in the *Spring Data* portfolio.
> [3]  This is significant for few reasons, but most importantly, you can
> expect a predictable and regular series of SDG releases going forward, and
> announcement from me when they occur.
>
> Next, *Spring Data Geode* 2.0 encompasses some key updates...
>
> * Upgrades to *Apache Geode 1.2.1*.
>
> * Uses *Java 8* as the baseline.
>
> * Upgrades to *Spring Framework 5.0 GA*.
>
> * Includes a new and very well-polished *Annotation-based configuration
> model* [4] for getting started with Apache Geode quickly and easily,
> especially when using *Spring Boot*.  You will find this [5], this [6]
> (DATAGEODE-33) and then this [7] (DATAGEODE-34) particularly interesting.
>
> * Improves support when using Apache Geode with other transactional
> resources in a JTA transaction by including *Annotation configuration for
> Geode's JCA Resource Adapter*; DATAGEODE-16. [8]
>
> * Adds support for conveniently enabling *client-side Security* when
> using the @EnableSecurity annotation, DATAGEODE-24 [9].  Some of you may
> remember this blog post [10] where I discussed SDG's support of Apache
> Geode's new *Integrated Security* framework, which focused on server-side
> Security. [11]  Now, the same annotation covers client-side Security as
> well [12].
>
> * Improves support of Apache Geode's *Continuous Query* feature using
> Annotations, DATAGEODE-38 [13], complete with associated documentation
> [14].  Works similarly to the core *Spring Framework's* POJO method
> annotated message listeners.
>
> One other notable is DATAGEODE-18 [15], which is *the making of a test
> framework* for greatly simplifying the development of both *Unit* and *Integration
> Tests* for Apache Geode applications in a *Spring* context.  Every user
> here knows how daunting a task writing effective Unit/Integration tests can
> be for Apache Geode; I have been doing this with GemFire/Geode (with
> *Spring*) for well over 6 years.
>
> The SDG testing framework aims to introduce new Annotations annotating
> your test classes that will help in simplifying mocking GemFire components
> in *Unit Tests* and as well manage servers tied to the *Spring's*
> TestContext framework/container lifecycle inside your testing provider
> (e.g. *JUnit*) in client/server-based integration tests.
>
> For instance, here is 1 example [16] and an earlier preview of using the
> new @EnableGemFireMockObjects annotation in *Unit Tests*.
>
> For a complete list of changes in this release, have a look in the
> *changelog* [17].
>
> So many goodies to share, not enough time, so... expect a series of blog
> posts to follow and startup covering all the new developments in *Spring*
> on the Apache Geode front.
>
> I hope you will enjoy using all the new features in this release, and, as
> always, feedback is very much appreciated and welcomed.
>
> Stay tuned for more!  Until next time...
>
> Cheers!
> --
> -John
>
> [1] https://spring.io/blog/2017/10/02/spring-data-
> release-train-kay-goes-ga
> [2] https://github.com/spring-projects/spring-data-commons/
> wiki/Release-Train-Kay#participating-modules
> [3] http://projects.spring.io/spring-data/
> [4] https://docs.spring.io/spring-data/geode/docs/current/reference/html/#
> bootstrap-annotation-config
> [5] https://docs.spring.io/spring-data/geode/docs/current/reference/html/#
> bootstrap-annotation-config-regions
> [6] https://docs.spring.io/spring-data/geode/docs/current/reference/html/#
> bootstrap-annotation-config-caching
> [7] https://docs.spring.io/spring-data/geode/docs/current/reference/html/#
> bootstrap-annotation-config-cluster
> [8] https://jira.spring.io/browse/DATAGEODE-16
> [9] https://jira.spring.io/browse/DATAGEODE-24
> [10] https://spring.io/blog/2016/11/10/spring-data-geode-
> 1-0-0-incubating-release-released
> [11] https://docs.spring.io/spring-data/geode/docs/
> current/reference/html/#bootstrap-annotation-config-security-server
> [12] https://docs.spring.io/spring-data/geode/docs/
> current/reference/html/#bootstrap-annotation-config-security-client
> [13] https://jira.spring.io/browse/DATAGEODE-38
> [14] https://docs.spring.io/spring-data/geode/docs/
> current/reference/html/#bootstrap-annotation-config-continuous-queries
> [15] https://jira.spring.io/browse/DATAGEODE-18
> [16] https://github.com/spring-projects/spring-data-
> geode/blob/master/src/test/java/org/springframework/data/gemfire/client/
> ClientCacheIntegrationTests.java
> [17 https://docs.spring.io/spring-data/geode/docs/2.0.0.
> RELEASE/changelog.txt
>
>


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-----------------------------
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