Deploying the backend with AWS
If you are going to use your own server, the easiest way to deploy a Spring Boot application is to use an executable Java ARchive (JAR) file. With Gradle, an executable JAR file can be created using the Spring Boot Gradle wrapper. You can build your project using the following Gradle wrapper command in your project folder:
Alternatively, you can run a Gradle task in Eclipse by right-clicking Project in the Project Explorer, navigating to Window | Show View | Other, and selecting Gradle | Gradle Tasks from the list. This opens a list of Gradle tasks, and you can start the build process by double clicking the build task, as illustrated in the following screenshot. If the Gradle tasks window is empty, click the root folder of the project in Eclipse:
Figure 17.1: Gradle tasks
This creates a new
build/libs folder to your project, where you will find JAR files. By default, two JAR files are created:
- The file...