Spring Boot Apps in Containers Using Docker

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5:30-6:00: Food, Soda, Beer and Networking

6:00-6:15: Announcements

6:15-7:45: Spring Boot Apps in Containers Using Docker with Joel Crosswhite and Thomas Sheffer

Deployments can be a pain, and one of the biggest pain points is differences between development and production environments. Any difference in the system that an application is developed on versus the final system the application runs on introduces risk, and this risk must be managed to ensure successful releases.

One of the current, coolest ways to mitigate this risk is container technology, and tools to help with this such as Docker. This session will show you how to take an existing Spring Boot application and get it running inside of a container, connecting to external databases, handling logging, and demonstrating how the same application can run on a developers machine or a production machine with no changes.

About Joel Crosswhite

Joel Crosswhite is a full stack developer in the Denver metro area. He enjoys designing and building applications using the latest technologies. In his spare time, Joel enjoys fishing rivers, going to the pool with his kids, and going out on the town with his wife.

About Thomas Sheffer

Thomas is a 12-year Air Force veteran where he was trained in and learned a love for programming. He is currently working as a senior applications engineer at Arrow Electronics. He has built many applications using technologies such as Spring, Oracle Application Express, Angular and JSPs. Thomas’s education includes two Associate degrees from the Community College of the Air Force and a Bachelors of Computer Science from Park University with Honors.

7:45: Door prizes

Jetbrains (http://www.jetbrains.com/) IDE License

Books provided by O'Reilly Media (http://www.oreilly.com/)

8:00: After Meeting Networking

After meeting networking sponsored by Okta (http://developer.okta.com/). We meet at Ale House at Amato's [masked]th St, Denver, CO 80211).