OpenJDK 11 was released on the 25th of September, 1018. As this is the first LTS release after version 8, it’s been awaited for long. After having it installed on Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver), which comes with a package named openjdk-11-jdk, to my surprise that was still an earlier version (Java 10).
I’ve recently read Josh Long‘s Bootiful GCP series on Sprint Central’s engineering blog and especially liked the 4th part about using Google Cloud’s Pub/Sub. I felt inspired by the series and as I’m also evaluating Spring Cloud Stream for a new project of mine. I thought, I would expand on that article where Josh left off. This article describes how to use Spring Cloud Stream with Google Cloud Pub/Sub for implementing a simple producer and a consumer application.