Chapter 9. Integrating Spring

This chapter covers

  • Processing data in real time
  • Defining integration flows
  • Using Spring Integration’s Java DSL definition
  • Integrating with emails, filesystems, and other external systems

One of the most frustrating things I encounter as I travel is being on a long flight and having a poor or nonexistent in-flight internet connection. I like to use my air time to get some work done, including writing many of the pages of this book. If there’s no network connection, I’m at a disadvantage if I need to fetch a library or look up a Java Doc, and I’m not able to get much work done. I’ve learned to pack a book to read for those occasions.

Just as we need to connect to the internet to be productive, many applications ...

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