Deploy a Spring Boot API to GCP App Engine

You’ve been learning and developing with Spring Boot and Java, and feel ready to share what you’ve created with the world. You want to move beyond http://localhost:8080 and get your API out on the cloud for others to use. Learning infrastructure and cloud computing seems like a daunting task, but luckily in this day and age cloud providers like Google, Amazon, and Microsoft have made it as easier than ever to get your application out in the cloud.

The goal of this article will help get a simple version of a Spring Boot API out to Google’s App Engine so it…