Category: Java

More complex modelling with Spring Data Cassandra

I've got a bit more Spring Data Cassandra for you now, this will be my 4th post on the subject and I should probably get onto something else but your stuck with this for now! In this post we will look at a slightly larger example than what I have shown in my previous posts ...

Multiple keyspaces using a single Spring Data CassandraTemplate

Following on from my last post Separate keyspaces with Spring Data Cassandra we will continue looking into using multiple keyspaces in Cassandra but this time focusing on using a single CassandraTemplate to perform queries, rather than creating extra templates for each keyspace that is being used. This removes the need to create extra sessions as ...

Separate keyspaces with Spring Data Cassandra

Following on from my previous post Getting started with Spring Data Cassandra we will look into using multiple keyspaces within an application. This will be a relatively short post due to most of the content being covered in the earlier post allowing us to focus on the code needed to allow multiple keyspaces and reasons ...

Getting started with Spring Data Cassandra

I have recently been learning Apache Cassandra to use at work and I think it is about time I consolidated my experience within a blog post. But rather than focusing on how Cassandra works itself this post will look at how to use Spring Data Cassandra. I know I just said I wouldn't focus on ...

Testing a HATEOAS service

This post is a follow up post to a few that I have written recently relating to writing a HATEOAS service and handling exceptions with Spring (Applying HATEOAS to a REST API with Spring Boot and Global exception handling with @ControllerAdvice). Now that we have looked through setting up a service and how to add ...

Global exception handling with @ControllerAdvice

@ControllerAdvice is a annotation provided by Spring allowing you to write global code that can be applied to a wide range of controllers, varying from all controllers to a chosen package or even a specific annotation. In this brief tutorial we will focus on handling exceptions using @ControllerAdvice and @ExceptionHandler (@InitBinder and @ModalAttribute can also be used ...

Applying HATEOAS to a REST API with Spring Boot

HATEOAS is an acronym for Hypermedia As The Engine Of Application State. Even after expanding that for you it still might not mean a lot. HATEOAS is an extra level upon REST and is used to present information about the REST API to the client, allowing for a better understanding of the API without the ...