The best way (that I’ve found) to run a SpringBoot application as a Windows service is to use the WinSW wrapper which lets you run any executable as a service. It really is falling off a log simple to set up you just need to download the wrapper, rename the executable and create a short XML configuration file.Continue reading
It occurred to me that I use a lot of different applications but I keep a mental note of them rather than writing them down. I thought it was about time I stopped relying on my memory and started keeping a list as I’m sure I’ve started forgetting some great tools that I use. Listing all the applications I use would actually be quite a daunting task but fortunately there’s a quick way to get an initial list.Continue reading
I, like a lot of Java developers, use IntelliJ IDEA as my IDE and I really like it but I find there are a few things that I end up looking up over and over again so I decided to write them all down in one place and then perhaps I’ll remember them or at least I won’t have far to look.