How to run UI test with PageObjects without starting Confluence every time

I have followed this tutorial:

to write some UI tests for my plugin.

It works fine. However, it takes over 5 minutes each time because Confluence takes so much time to start up.

This tutorial:

describes how to run wired tests within a running instance that has been started with atlas-debug.

Can the same be done for UI tests that use PageObjects as described in the first tutorial?

The tutorial is using the amps sdk command atlas-integration-test. But you can simply run atlas-debug to start the instance, and run the tests from your IDE directly (for intellij, here is the docs for creating tests in a package