OpenAPI 3 documentation for your Spring REST API with springdoc-openapi

Looking for theย OpenAPI 3 compliant documentation for your Spring Boot-based project REST API?

As you know, there are many ways to achieve it (e.g. using the Springfox library). But which solution will be both integrated with the Spring ecosystem and OpenAPI 3 compliant?

Fortunately, the answer is springdoc-openapi. It’s the library that generates documentation almost automatically, without even providing configuration and thousands of cluttering annotations.

In this text, I’m going to show you how you can integrate yourย Spring Boot project with the springdoc-openapi library to generate nice API documentation which will be compatible with the OpenAPI 3 standard.

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Swagger documentation for your Spring Boot API with Springfox

If you’d like to provide Swagger documentation for your Spring Bootย REST API in a nice way, you’re in the right place.

Today I’m going to show you how you can achieve it in an automated way, without using tons of annotations in your controllers.
Springfox is a nice tool that allows you to do it.

In this text, I’ll be using the REST API built previously in that text using Spring Boot and Kotlin language, as an example.

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