How to create executable jar using Gradle or Maven in Spring Boot Application

Introduction In this tutorial I will tell you how to create executable jar using gradle or maven build tool in Spring Boot application. Generally maven or gradle tool is used in Java applications to automate the build process. I will also see how to control the target jar name with version appended into it. Spring Boot provides lots of benefits and one of the benefits is that you can make an executable jar out of web application.

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