WebHooks: A way to integrate systems

By |July 9th, 2016|Categories: Slack, Status Cake, Web Hooks|

For example, I've integrated StatusCake with our Slack communication channel.  When Status Cake needs to send a message that our website is down, it will email, SMS, and alert our Slack Channel #vship. Incoming Webhooks

Slack: Calling WebHooks from Java

By |July 9th, 2016|Categories: Slack, Web Hooks|

Setup Instructions We'll guide you through the steps necessary to configure an Incoming Webhook so you can start sending data to Slack. Webhook URL Sending Messages You have two options for sending data to

What is CSRF Protection?

By |July 9th, 2016|Categories: Concepts, Spring Security|Tags: , , |

Spring Secruity Docs:   When using Spring Security, all PUT, POST, and DELETE requests require "authentication" or you will get the error below { "timestamp": 1460035702156, "status": 403, "error": "Forbidden", "message": "Invalid CSRF Token 'null'

Unsupported major.minor version 51.0 Error

By |July 9th, 2016|Categories: Java 1.7, OpenShift, Technical Learnings|

For OpenShift->doesn't support 1.8, so you must compile against 1.7 as setup in maven pom However, to run SpringBoot locally in Tomcat, you must run against 1.8 (set by going to File->Properties) and selecting 1.8

H2 Database (In-Memory Database)

By |July 9th, 2016|Categories: Concepts, H2, Tools|

The H2 database is a popular database to use when developing Spring applications. H2 is written in Java and is easily runs as an embedded in-memory database. Because it is an embedded in memory database,

SpringBoot deployment error to OpenShift

By |July 9th, 2016|Categories: Spring Boot, Technical Learnings|

When I initially deployed my SpringBoot application to OpenShift, index.html and no other webpages within the app would show up...saw the error below: 503 Service Unavailable No server is available to handle this request. I then