Chapter 2. Developing a simple RESTful microservice

This chapter covers

  • Introducing the Cayambe monolith
  • Developing a simple RESTful application
  • Packaging your simple RESTful application as a microservice
  • Understanding development with Enterprise Java for microservices

This chapter will introduce you to the Cayambe monolith. The Cayambe monolith will assist as we develop Enterprise Java microservices throughout the book, with each microservice becoming a part of a new Hybrid monolith in chapter 10.

2.1. Cayambe monolith

Cayambe is an e-commerce application that hasn’t been maintained for the last 15 years and needs serious modernization. It’s easy to see from the homepage in figure 2.1 that it doesn’t quite have the same look as modern ...

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