Writing on software development and anything else I find interesting.

All of my long-form thoughts on programming, content creation,and more, collected in chronological order.

The Number One Spring Boot Starter You Should Include in Every Project

In this article, we will focus on the most important Spring Boot starter that you should include in all of your projects. When creating a new Spring Boot Application, you have multiple choices for the dependencies you should include based on what you're building. While this is just my opinion, I will share what I believe is the number one Spring Boot Starter that you should include in each of your applications. Before reading the entire article, do you have any guesses?

A First Look at the new Rest Client in Spring Boot 3.2

Greetings, folks! It's Dan Vega, Spring developer advocate at VMware. Today, I am thrilled to dive into Spring Boot 3.2 and its new REST client. But before we do, let's take a moment to examine our journey to this moment.

Streamline Your Development: Spring Boot with PostgreSQL & pgAdmin in Docker

In a previous blog post we looked at the new Docker Compose feature that was added to Spring Boot 3.1. In that article (and accompanying video) Spring Boot 3.1 had yet to be released and since then a couple of things have changed so I decided to follow it up with another tutorial. I also received a few questions around how to gain visibility into a PostgreSQL database when using it inside of a container so I will try and answer that here as well.

Spring for GraphQL Schema Mapping Inspection Report

If you have been following this channel, you know that Im am a big fan of GraphQL, especially when paired with Spring. Today, we will delve into some exciting new releases in Spring for GraphQL and share how they can improve your development workflow.