Articles of November 2014

Maven Plugins To Build Frontend for Spring Boot Project

Update 12/2017: With all due respect to my Allegro buddies, there are more popular plugins for this.

To have front-end build during Maven build cycle has many advantages. Some time ago I wrote about integrating front-end build process into Maven lifecycle, by mostly writing an Ant script installing and running Grunt, and hooking it into Maven.

Static Resources in Spring 4.1

Update 12/2017: Maybe just use Spring Boot, it has all those things adjustable via application.properties.

There are some new features in Spring 4.1 that allow better handling of static resources in web applications. I'm going to take a look at them, and show an application based on Spring Boot that makes use of them.