Developer Conventions

This topic introduces Developer Conventions.


Developer Conventions configures the following modifications to workloads for live updates and debugging:

  • Scaling the workload to one pod
  • Extending HTTP-based timeouts
  • Enabling live-update using JAVA_TOOL_OPTIONS and spring-boot-devtools
  • Enabling debugging using the Java debug buildpack


Key features of Developer Conventions are:

  • Live updates: See live changes made to your source code appear in your running app on your cluster.

  • Debugging: Set breakpoints to help you debug your running app on your cluster.

About Installing

Developer Conventions is released as a Tanzu Package.

To install Developer Conventions, see Installing Tanzu Application Platform.

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