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Broadleaf 5.2.0-GA Released - Now with Spring Boot

By Phillip Verheyden

Today marks the release of Broadleaf 5.2.0-GA! Significant architectural improvements are at the core of this update, which are designed to future-proof subsequent releases of the framework. Most notably, framework-wide compatibility with Spring Boot!

Broadleaf 4.0.0 Release Candidate Now Available

By Phillip Verheyden

The Broadleaf framework 4.0.0 release candidate is now available.

Broadleaf 3.1.12-GA Release

By Phillip Verheyden

Broadleaf 3.1.12-GA is released on Maven central. Check out the release notes for more information about the release!

SpringOne 2GX 2014 Postmortem

By Phillip Verheyden

This chronicles my experience as both an attendee and a speaker at SpringOne 2GX 2014 in Dallas, Texas.

Broadleaf with Groovy and Gradle - Part 2

By Phillip Verheyden

In part 2 of my dive into Groovy and Gradle, this post talks about the actual implementation of a Rackspace Cloud Files file provider using the Groovy language.

Broadleaf with Groovy and Gradle - Part 1

By Phillip Verheyden

This is the first post in a 2-part series detailing my experience with writing a Broadleaf file provider module for Rackspace Cloud Files. Rather than using Maven and vanilla Java, I wrote the module using Gradle to build the Groovy implementation code. This first part details the Gradle configuration required with some details about how that compares to using a Maven pom.xml.

Resolve New Relic High Request Queueing

By Phillip Verheyden

We have begun using New Relic for our application monitoring at Broadleaf. We noticed a very disturbing trend with increasingly high 'Request Queueing' time. This chronicles our journey into how we resolved it.

Broadleaf Issues - Powered by GitHub

By Phillip Verheyden

Broadleaf has officially switched off of Jira and has moved all issue tracking to GitHub across all projects. This details how Broadleaf uses GitHub to manage bug tracking, pull requests and releases.

Deploying Broadleaf Commerce 2.0 on Heroku

By Phillip Verheyden

This post is a continuation off of the 1.6 instructions. Most of the instructions are pretty much the same. If you don't want to follow the instructions here, you can check out a ready-to-go Heroku configured application that I have on GitHub.