In preparation for the enforcement of GDPR which becomes final on the 25th of May 2018, I’m creating a simple, open source forget-me app for springuni.com in compliance with Art. 17 GDPR (‘right to be forgotten’). In the first phrase I’d like to support a simple forget-me process driven by the Scatter-Gather messaging pattern using Spring Integration and RabbitMQ, although I’ve got a tons of ideas about making a generally usable, granular and flexible consent management app for fellow bloggers. Before going into coding the app instantly, in this article I just setting the initial requirements for myself and for starting a discussion if someone else is interested in having their own forget-me app.
As a Java Developer, you know that a lot had happened last fall: Java 9 got released, Spring 5 went GA, Spring Boot saw another four milestone releases. As a Software Engineer using Java for more then 12 years and a focus area on Spring Platform, I have found two presentations highlighting the most important aspects of the upcoming Spring Boot 2 release.
During writing the last six parts of this article series a lot has happened. From absolutely zero the building blocks of a user management application had been developed. In this last article, I’d like to show you how to assemble the pieces in order to get the app working. Some functionalities are still missing and I’m still working on the first release to make make it feature complete, but the very basics are available now.
Let me show you how you what possibilities there are to deploy Spring Boot application to Google’s Cloud Platform. Google has recently introduced their free tier which gives you $300 worth of credit for a year and also under certain usage limits their services remain free. This is similar what Amazon has been offering for a wile, but goes even beyond that.