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We embraced the controller-service model for all REST components: The web server maps a specific route to a specific controller, which itself does nothing other than handling the request and response data, it does not contain any business logic. All of that is separated into service managers.
Also, recognizable for all methods suffixed with -Docs in the controllers, is that our OpenAPI documentation, is configured and fed in-code, directly beneath the actual code. Having the code and it’s documentation nearly makes it very easy to maintain this documentation, e.g. to keep it up-to-date when the code changes, which can be forgotten easily if it was in external configuration files with special syntax.

Installation & Running the Project

  1. 1.
    Clone the project
git clone
2. Change folder
cd waltid-storage-kit/
3. Building the project
docker-compose build
4. Running the project
docker-compose up