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Hands-On Enterprise Java Microservices with Eclipse MicroProfile by Scott Stark, Antoine Sabot-Durand, Pavol Loffay, Jeff Mesnil, Heiko W. Rupp, Cesar Saavedra

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Thorntail

Red Hat are the sponsors of the open source Thorntail project, which implements the Eclipse MicroProfile specification. Thorntail is an application assembler that packages just the server runtime components required by your application and creates a runnable JAR (that is, an uberjar), which you can execute by invoking the following command:

$ java -jar <executable JAR file>

Not only is Thorntail MicroProfile-compatible, but it can also include functionality beyond MicroProfile in your application. It has the concept of a fraction, which is a specific library that contains functionality you want to include in your application. A fraction is included in the Maven POM file of your application as a dependency. Beyond the MicroProfile ...

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