Jennifer Hickey is a Sr. Software Engineer with SpringSource/VMware, with over a decade of experience in software engineering. Jennifer is a member of the Cloud Foundry team, specializing in developer experience and support of frameworks such as Spring, Grails, Rails, and Sinatra. She is passionate about increasing developer productivity in the cloud. Jennifer has led or contributed to a number of SpringSource projects, including Hyperic and tc Server. She has been involved in converting multiple large EJB/legacy codebases to Spring. Prior to joining SpringSource, Jennifer was a principal architect of a large-scale network management system.
This session covers much greater detail about how Spring operates on the Cloud Foundry platform. We will also explore various options to consume services: auto-configuration, the cloud namespace, and Spring 3.1 profiles focusing on how to utilize these mechanisms effectively in various phases of application development cycle.