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,
Go to the trusty Spring Initializr and generate a new project (called
service) using the latest version of Java ( natch! ) and add the
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.