Vert.x and Angular in a self-contained application

While I am still working with standard JEE architectures, I wanted to try out a Javascript frontend connecting to a Java backend in a self-contained application (SCA) for a long time. I am using Angular (at the moment the javascript UI framework with the biggest market share) and Vert.x for a showcase project. Vert.x sets…

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Running your Dropwizard Microservice as a Windows Service

Creating a mircoservice with dropwizard is an easy task. You do some java coding and configure a YAML file to get a running microservice within a short time. The created jar artefact can be started and tested with the common java command. However if you would like to let your service run on a Microsoft…

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Using CDI in a Dropwizard Microservice

Dropwizard provides a great infrastructure for creating microservices. Jetty for http, Jersey for Rest, Jackson for JSON, Metrics for metrics and other useful helper libraries can be seen as a “best of breed” approach for developing microservices with the java platform. The usage of CDI in web- and backend applications however has been essential in…

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