Basic authentication in Spring Boot

Today we want to present you a very simple mechanism to secure your API using an authentication mechanism known as basic authentication, described in this RFC. The implementation is very simple: a servlet filter that intercept calls and reads the authentication header, decodes it and compares with value set in the properties file. As always, […]

Make your “Hello World” service production ready

Starting from the prototype presented in a the previous post, you enhanced it with all the business logic your service requires, you tested it and now it is ready to reach production in order to serve requests. If you have reached that point, you probably wonder what else to do before deploying it. There are […]

Enhance your RESTful service with Swagger UI

In the previous post we described how to build a very simple RESTful service – basically a Java application built to be run inside a Beanstalk application. We promised you that we’ll come with several tips to make your service configurable and resilient and to help you during the development. Today we are going to […]