I've been looking at the new version of Spring for Java 8 as we're upgrading Blackboard soon. Could you share your resources/tutorials or similar for Spring, Java 8 and blackboard?
I've just bought this:
Anything more Blackboard and Spring related would be most useful. I've been using the following REST api and extended it a little for more specific queries
GitHub - AllTheDucks/atd-bbws: Blackboard Gradebook REST Web Service Building Block (thank you, if you're reading this!)
There's a Q2 2016 on github too so I'll check that out too.
Anything else worth looking at?