Common code in Spring MVC, where to put it?
During my journey coding an actuator for a non-Spring Boot application, I came upon an interesting problem regarding where to actually put a snippet of common code. This post tries to list all available options, and their respective pros and cons in a specific context. As a concrete example, let’s use the REST endpoint returning the map of all JVM properties accessible through the /jvmprops sub-context. Furthermore, I wanted to offer the option to search not only for a single property e.g