A game to learn the days of the week in Spanish (WordPress plugin)

I’m learning Spanish ( or at least trying too !). I developed this plugin based on some Java code I’d written to learn / test / play with learning the days of the week in Spanish. So I could guess you could call it a basic learning the days of the week game plugin ! … Read more

Hello World microservice example in Java composed of API Gateway, Service, and Lookup (Eureka)

Introduction In this post I’ll run through a very simple Hello World Microservice example (in Java) that covers the main parts of a web type Micro Service. This example composes of: A REST Web Service A Lookup / Discovery system ( I’ve used Eureka ) A type of API Gateway / Web Server Just to … Read more

How to setup a log file in Spring Boot

This is a very short guide to get a log file setup for a Spring Boot Application. Spring uses Logback as its default logging system, and automatically logs to the console. To setup a log file in the resources folder of your app (where application.properties lives ), create a file called logback.xml  (copy / paste … Read more

Maven cheatsheet

Just a place for me to store handy bits and pieces. Having not used it for awhile to remind of things, I’ll likely to forget ! How to compile to different versions of Java ( see also https://mkyong.com/maven/maven-error-invalid-target-release-1-11/ )

In the <build> section How to change the output/target dir Handy if you want to … Read more