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Microservices Deployment Cookbook by Vikram Murugesan

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Creating a project template using STS and Maven

Creating a project for your microservice is no different than creating a simple Java project. We will use Maven as our build framework as it is considered to be one of the most popular build frameworks. If you are comfortable using other frameworks, such as Gradle, SBT, or Ivy, feel free to use them. But keep in mind that the recipes throughout this book will use Maven extensively. Unless you are an expert in your preferred framework, I strongly recommend using Maven.

Getting ready

In order to create your microservice project, you will need the following software. Follow the instructions on their respective websites to install them:

  • JDK 1.8+
  • Maven 3.3.9+
  • Spring Tool Suite (STS) 3.8.0+

Make sure both Java ...

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