Month: September 2017

GSON is a very popular Java library for work with JSON. JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) is a lightweight data exchange format. Like XML, JSON provides a way of representing object that is both human readable and machine processable. JSON is the most commonly used data exchange format on the Web. In the Java ecosystem, several […]Continue reading

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Introduction I’m quickly becoming a fan of using CircleCI for CI builds. I’m finding that CircleCI is a very powerful platform. Recently, I configured CircleCI to build a Spring Boot Microservice. The microservice was generated by JHipster. CircleCI is a online resource which uses Docker containers to run your CI builds. Since your build is […]Continue reading

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The Java Programming language provided support for Annotations from Java 5.0. Leading Java frameworks were quick to adopt annotations and the Spring Framework started using annotations from the release 2.5. Due to the way they are defined, annotations provide a lot of context in their declaration. Prior to annotations, the behavior of the Spring Framework […]Continue reading

@RequestMapping is one of the most common annotation used in Spring Web applications. This annotation maps HTTP requests to handler methods of MVC and REST controllers. In this post, you’ll see how versatile the @RequestMapping annotation is when used to map Spring MVC controller methods. Request Mapping Basics In Spring MVC applications, the RequestDispatcher (Front Controller […]Continue reading

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