Devon Hillard’s Digital Sanctuary
SpringBoot DevTools Auto Restart and Live Reload
When you are developing a web application minimizing the time it takes changes you make to show up is a key factor in your productivity. The quicker you can see the results of your change, the quicker you know if you have fixed things, or made things worse:). If you are using SpringBoot you may […]
Broken Site – Sorry
I am moving off of my old WordPress theme (Avada) due to numerous limitations and issues. Unfortunately it’s not so easy to move away from it and many pages and posts are probably looking very wrong. I will try to fix them as I have time. In the meantime, I am sorry, but I really […]
Migrating 10MinuteMail from Java to GraalVM Native
As the developer of 10MinuteMail, a disposable email service, I have been running the service on Java for many years. I am always looking at new technologies and embracing new things. Recently I decided to not only upgrade from SpringBoot 2.x to 3.x, but also to migrate the application from Java to GraalVM Native. What […]
Micronaut, GraalVM, Native, AWS Lambda, and Apple Silicon M1!
I have run into some issues getting Micronaut, GraalVM, and Native builds working correctly on my Apple Silicon M1 Max based MacBookPro. So I wanted to share what I’ve needed to do to get things working correctly.
A framework for building Shopify Apps using Java Spring Boot
It’s time to celebrate! As you may have seen, we’ve been asking Can You Build A Shopify App Using Java Spring Boot? And also posted a helpful guide about how to handle Shopify Embedded App Installation and Auth. Well, we’ve finally published the first version of what we’ve been working on! Our Spring Shopify App […]
3 Reasons I’m Switching from Eclipse to VSCode as a Java Developer
I have been writing Java code for 22 years, mostly server-side web applications. I started using Eclipse as my primary IDE in 2003, 18 years ago. Since then I’ve used Eclipse, or MyEclipse, if not daily then at least several times a week. And I like it as an IDE. I’ve evangelized it to others, […]
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