Handling errors in REST Controllers with Spring Boot
This sample code shows how configure a Spring Boot application to properly handle all exceptions and create your custom error format.
Check the blog post on ThePracticalDeveloper site for the complete guide with instructions.
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Custom error handling
First, you'll find in this code an example of a basic approach to map exceptions to status codes in Spring Boot using a
However, the most interesting part is the injection of a customized
ErrorController implementation and the overridden
ErrorAttributes to achieve consistent responses when dealing with errors.
For this example, I used the Google JSON Style Guide but you can use any other known error formatting or create your own one.
Check the guide for more details.