Use Consul's KV store for Dropwizard settings

I wanted to see how hard it would be to get Dropwizard config from Consul’s key value store. Turns out it is very easy to do! Make sure you’re using Dropwizard >= 0.8.0, this has the SubstitutingSourceProvider that we’re going to use. Create a default Dropwizard project with the following configuration line in its config.yml: someSetting: ${settings/someSetting} Don’t forget to add it to the xxxConfiguration: @JsonProperty @NotEmpty private String someSetting; Now in the xxxApplication class, register a new ConsulKVSubstitutor in the initialize method: »