Failed to serialize to a RestVariable instance

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Failed to serialize to a RestVariable instance

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I'm trying to save a new variable to my process via REST API, 
but when I run the POST, the console shows me the following error:

response.body({"message":"Bad request","exception":"Failed to serialize to a RestVariable instance"})

MY CODE:

String name = "variable";
String type = "string";
String value = "value";
//org.activiti.rest.service.api.engine.variable.RestVariable
RestVariable var = new RestVariable();
var.setName(name);
var.setType(type);
var.setValue(value);
//SPRING RESTOPERATION
restOperations.postForObject(http://urlserver:8080/activiti-rest/service/runtime/process-instances/512551/variables, var, String.class);

Regards!
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Re: Failed to serialize to a RestVariable instance

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update my code for:

List<Map<String, String>> maps = new ArrayList<>();
Map<String, String> map = new HashMap<String, String>();
map.put("name", "variable");
map.put("type", "string");
map.put("value", "value");
maps.add(map);
String json = new Gson().toJson(maps);

this worked!

Regards! 

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Re: Failed to serialize to a RestVariable instance

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Because RestVariable class does not implement Serializable interface.

Activiti/RestVariable.java at master · Activiti/Activiti · GitHub 

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Re: Failed to serialize to a RestVariable instance

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update my code for:

List<Map<String, String>> maps = new ArrayList<>();
Map<String, String> map = new HashMap<String, String>();
map.put("name", "variable");
map.put("type", "string");
map.put("value", "value");
maps.add(map);
String json = new Gson().toJson(maps);

this worked!

Regards! 

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