Documenting your database with SchemaSpy

Why? I’m a big fan of auto generating documentation to help visualise and understand complex artefacts such as codebases. In my new workplace, we also have a large complex database and not much in the way of support for understanding it or it’s history. This complexity effects productivity in a number of ways: It takes […]

Why does Spring Initializr set the parent pom relativePath to empty?

If, like me, you use the https://start.spring.io/ web service to create your new Spring Boot projects, then you may have noticed that the pom file defined an empty relativePath element with accompanying comment. Now I’ve not really had much concern to question this setting. It’s certainly never given me any issues on my local development […]