Writing microservices with Dropwizard

Dropwizard is a collection of libraries that help you build powerful applications quickly and easily. The libraries vary from Jackson, Jersey, Jetty, and so on. You can take a look at the full list of libraries on their website. This ecosystem of libraries that help you build powerful applications could be utilized to create microservices as well. As we saw earlier, it utilizes Jetty to expose its services. In this recipe, we will create the same GeoLocation API using Dropwizard and Jersey.

To avoid confusion and dependency conflicts in our project, we will create the Dropwizard microservice as its own Maven project. This recipe is just here to help you get started with Dropwizard. When you are building your ...

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