RestTemplate is often used for consuming RESTful web services from Spring applications. It’s little known however, how to use it for more advanced use cases, that is, when you need to combine POSTing form data along with a JSON-serialized data. In this guide we’ll explore the key points of being able to do that, I’ll also show you how to unit test your REST client.
Let me show you how you what possibilities there are to deploy Spring Boot application to Google’s Cloud Platform. Google has recently introduced their free tier which gives you $300 worth of credit for a year and also under certain usage limits their services remain free. This is similar what Amazon has been offering for a wile, but goes even beyond that.