More and more, we’re making use of Spring Boot within our projects internally at Solace. It enables us to be much more productive as we develop new messaging based microservices. But what was missing up until now was a nice Spring Boot Starter for Solace JMS and Solace Java messaging. Without these packages, you couldn’t take full advantage of the benefits of Spring Boot auto-configuration which is a very powerful part of Spring Boot.
Now as part of Solace Labs, we’ve shared two projects to help other Solace users easily use Solace Messaging as the foundation for their Spring Boot microservices:
Following the Solace Labs model, both projects are open source and we welcome contributions, suggestions and ideas from the community. We’ll keep updating these projects as we use them more ourselves, but already they are making our applications simpler.
In this blog post, I’ll focus on the Solace JMS Spring Boot Starter due to the prevalence of JMS applications.… Read the rest