In this post, we will see how we can add the Spring Intilializr and Assistant plugin and how we can use it to set up our Spring Boot development environment, based on IDEA IntelliJ. Note that it is supposed that you have already installed IDEA IntelliJ on your machine and you have gained enough familiarity with it.
VS Code is an awesome IDE from Microsoft, recognized as one of the best dev tools by developers’ communities worldwide. Spring Boot on the other hand is also a flag-ship framework for Java, that has been widely acknowledged by all developers as a heavy-duty tool for Java development projects. In this post, we will take the steps to see how we can set up our Spring Boot development environment, based on VS Code.