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Hexagon Toolkit

Hexagon Toolkit 1.3 released

jaguililla profile image Juanjo Aguililla (hexagonkt.com) ・2 min read

Hello everyone, the Hexagon Toolkit released the 1.3 version this week.

To summarise, Hexagon is a Microservices Toolkit that aims to provide all you need to develop applications that run on Cloud environments.

You can find more information about the project in the following links:

This release was focused mostly on internal changes. Below you can find all the details.

Features

Sponsorship

Thanks to the following companies for borrowing resources to the project, this is much appreciated!

  • DigitalOcean: provides Cloud resources to run tools and test deployments.
  • JetBrains: donates a license of their wonderful IDEs for the toolkit development.

Thanks to Contributors

  • Bikramjeet Singh for implementing the Freemarker Adapter and creating the Twitter Clone example.
  • Donky106 for improving the RabbitMQ adapter and setting up dependencies' verification.
  • Shahid Raza for improving the log statements' information on the library.
  • Tyler Lowrey for contributing with the HTTP Client documentation.

Future Steps

  1. Complete the functionality set (security, Websockets and OpenAPI).
  2. Change the API: make it more consistent and switch to middleware filters instead before/after.
  3. Develop asynchronous handlers using coroutines.

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Juanjo Aguililla (hexagonkt.com)

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I work as a JVM Back-end developer using Kotlin, Java or Groovy. I maintain the Hexagon Toolkit for writing server applications in Kotlin.

Hexagon Toolkit

Hexagon is a microservices toolkit written in Kotlin. Its purpose is to ease the building of services (Web applications, APIs or queue consumers) that run inside a cloud platform.

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