Java Programmer Tips and Tricks: Episode #004 — Hotswap Agent and Spring [Video]
Learn more about Hotswap Agent, its limitations, and how it works with Spring.
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Last week, you already had a look at plain DCEVM and how to improve hot code reloading. But DCEVM only works for plain Java and has no framework support, like adding Spring Beans on the fly or changing Hibernate configuration.
This is where Hotswap Agent comes in, which works together with DCEVM and gives you frameworks hot swap. In this episode, you'll see how it works together with Spring and what its limitations are.
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