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I like trying out new frameworks and writing about them. Below you can find the latest articles I wrote.


Using the Netflix stack with Spring boot: Zuul

January 16th, 2018 | 7 min read | Eureka, Gateway, Netflix, Spring boot, Spring cloud, Zuul

You might have heard of the term cross-cutting concerns in the past. If not, cross-cutting concerns are concerns that apply to all layers of the application. Examples of these concerns are logging, monitoring, security, … . If you think about it, some cross-cutting concerns also apply to microservices. Perhaps you want to monitor how long […]

Configuration as a microservice

November 9th, 2017 | 6 min read | Git, Microservices, Spring boot, Spring cloud, Web

In my last few tutorials, I’ve covered some aspects that are really important with microservice, such as a discovery service like Eureka and a circuit breaker like Hystrix. Another thing that might be useful when working with microservices is to provide your application configuration as a microservice as well.

Using the Netflix stack with Spring boot: Ribbon

October 18th, 2016 | 8 min read | Eureka, Netflix, Spring, Spring boot, Spring cloud

In my last article I gave a basic introduction into the concepts of a service oriented architecture (SOA) and microservices. I also made a small example about a service registry and how Netflix is involved into microservices with tools like Eureka. However, the story was quite unfinished, since we only made it possible for microservices […]