View Your Repositories Remotely with GitWeb

If you’ve been following my blog, you probably saw the post where I outlined my personal git server setup. In it, I showed off the ls command that I’ve configured for quickly viewing my repositories remotely. This is quite limited though, in that it only shows me the names of the repositories, without any further details or even … Continue reading View Your Repositories Remotely with GitWeb

Spring Boot Config Priorities

Recently, while working on a job, I ran into an interesting problem with Spring Boot: the configuration files I had defined using the @PropertySourceannotation were being overridden by the application.properties file, which I had also defined with a @PropertySource annotation. Why wasn’t Spring prioritizing my configuration files correctly? What I was attempting to accomplish was shipping my jar with some default configuration … Continue reading Spring Boot Config Priorities

Using Dockerized MySQL for Local Development

Working with a database is pretty much a given for most of the projects I’ve worked on lately, which means that in order to get any work done locally, I’ve had to install a MySQL server, configure it, add the users and databases for each project, and grant the permissions accordingly. Because I didn’t want … Continue reading Using Dockerized MySQL for Local Development

Testing Your Android Apps for Chromebooks – When You Don’t Have One

While I don’t have a Chromebook, I recently bought a Samsung Dex, which for those of you who aren’t aware of what that is, it basically allows you to take your Samsung phone, dock it, connect a mouse, keyboard, and external monitor, and use the phone as if it were a desktop computer. Seeing as … Continue reading Testing Your Android Apps for Chromebooks – When You Don’t Have One