When using Spring without the Spring boot technology, I can start the application with the Tomcat Maven plugin and update my html, css and js without having to restart the server for the changes to take effect in the browser.
Now, when doing this with Spring boot, I will have to do a
It seems that the problem was in the placement of my static assets. I had to put them into a
webapp folder under the
main package. I was following a guide from Spring.io before that advised to put the static assets into
resources package instead.
Now that I stopped using the
resources package, everything works as i want it to.