Integrating Java and npm Builds Using Gradle

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This article describes how to automate building Java and JavaScript npm-based applications within a single Gradle build.

As examples we are going to use a Java backend application based on Spring Boot and a JavaScript front-end application based on React. Though there are no obstacles to replacing them with any similar technologies like DropWizard or Angular, using TypeScript instead of JavaScript, etc.