JHipster With Testcontainers

As you might noticed, I really like JHipster and Testcontainers. Right now, when you create a JHipster application and choose e.g. PostgreSQL as your database the integration tests (annotated with @SpringBootTest) are still using an H2 in-memory database. This helps to make the first time experience for our users quite smooth as they don’t need docker for example. When you are planning to use some specific functions of your choosen database H2 is not the right choise anymore. [Read More]

Cache in Gitlab CI

When using gitlab ci one might know the cache property. With defining cached files these are used for subsequent build (instead of downloading them again). This is extremly useful when using a docker executor, the shell executor doesn’t need a cache as long as a build doesn’t remove downloaded or generated artifacts. But the build can only cache artifacts in the current working directory, so you can’t cache e.g. the local . [Read More]