Appendix A. Spring Boot Developer Tools
Spring Boot 1.3 introduced a new set of developer tools that make it even easier to work with Spring Boot at development time.
Among its many capabilities are
- Automatic restart— Restarts a running application when files are changed in the classpath
- LiveReload support— Changes to resources trigger a browser refresh automatically
- Remote development— Supports automatic restart and LiveReload when deployed remotely
- Development property defaults— Provides sensible development defaults for some configuration properties
Spring Boot’s developer tools come in the form of a library that can be added to a project as a dependency. If you’re using Gradle to build your project, the development tools can be added ...