I have a simple Jakarta Persistence/JPA application that runs with an embedded HyperSQL database. I wanted to change the application to use MySQL instead of HyperSQL but I didn’t have MySQL setup on my new Windows 10 machine. Multiple people recommended that I use MySQL Docker container instead of installing MySQL directly on my machine.Continue reading “Configuring a JPA application with a MySQL Docker Container”
In this blog, I outline the quickest way to share your project on GitHub using IntelliJ IDEA. I also go over a multi-step approach which can be used when you want to create a local Git repository for your project separately from publishing any code publicly on GitHub.
In this blog, I explore the scratch files and scratch buffers features in IntelliJ IDEA. I love using scratch buffers for things I don’t want to forget doing for my current task (Ex. test this use case, add doc, etc).
In this blog, I talk about how to migrate from Java 8 to Java 11+ using the Migration Toolkit for Application Binaries. I used to be the development lead for the toolkit and spent lots of effort adding functionality that would help Java developers with their migration. It was especially important to me because theContinue reading “Migration to Java 11+ Made Easy”