My Top 7 favourite features of Spring Boot

I’ve always said that Spring, Maven, and IntelliJ are my weapons of choice. People’s response on more than one occasion has been that I’m far too old fashioned and conservative. I don’t care, they might be right, but to de-risk any project it’s always a good idea to not bring on more than 10% new … Continued

The state and future of Mesos-starter

A couple of months ago we, at Container Solutions, released something that we thought was quite exciting, Mesos-starter. A library that will help us drastically reduce code repetition in our Mesos frameworks. To write a fully fledged Mesos framework you don’t need to do much more than adding the spring-boot-starter-mesos Maven dependency, a Spring Application … Continued

Mesos-Starter: Creating a Mesos Framework in Less Than Five Minutes and Ten Lines of Code

Apache Mesos is an extremely valuable tool. One slight drawback, however, is that it can sometimes be hard to get started with custom frameworks. A ‘framework’ in Apache Mesos language is an ‘application’ that provides additional functionality. There are great benefits to writing frameworks, which we’ve spoke at length about here. Mesos-Starter is an open source … Continued