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Microservices - Basic Project


To explain microservices architecture in coming posts I am going to create a very basic shopping cart. This is very simple set up with shopping cart service which interact with product service to get product details.

Get the initial project

I have provided necessary postman collection to test the project.

Just to brush up, let's see how easy it to create a microservice with modern Java tech stack.

  1. Navigate to
  2. Select Web, Actuator, JPA, H2, Lombok dependencies.
  3. Generate the project.
  4. Import the project into preferred IDE.
  5. Run the application.

That is within few minutes we have a running skeleton.