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Tommy Ludwig

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Metrics and Tracing: Better Together

This blog post was co-authored by our very own, always excited about all things Spring, Josh Long.

You’ve decided to put your talents to work in the service of humanity and - in the age of the pandemic, and having no other real skills to speak of besides software - you’re going to build a web service that people can check for the availability of the highly vaunted Playstation 5 video game console, on your new website, www.ps5ownersarebetterpeople.com.net.

It All Started so Auspiciously…

Go to the trusty Spring Initializr and generate a new project (called service) using the latest version of Java ( natch! ) and add the Reactive Web, Wavefront, Lombok, Sleuth, and Actuator dependencies to the project. Click the Generate button to download a .zip file containing the code for a project you should open in your favorite IDE.

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