Gather round as we embark on a journey about how you can host your very own fully fledged Spring Boot web application (API and Frontend) for as little as $5/month.

I would like for this guide to be as comprehensive as possible. …

This is a short tutorial on how to use different development environments in the Spring Boot framework


Skip this part if you already know why you might want environments.

Environments allow you configurability in the way your application is launched. This means that you can host our application in different…

So you’re building a Spring Boot application and you want to use Postgres. There are lots of guides that have various solutions of varying degrees of success. Some use older tools. Here’s my modern (2020) setup that I’m using in production for my project

This project uses Gradle, I…


Universal links are a powerful tool in your company’s marketing toolbox. With the right architecture, a single URL can direct users to a coordinated experience regardless of platform.

Even under the ordinary iOS ecosystem, universal links come with a large list of gotchas. The scope of this blog post is…

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