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Building Your First App with Spring Boot 2 and Angular 5

by Dan Bunker

Spring Boot and Angular make a great team! See how all the pieces work together by building a full app, step by step.

What you'll learn

Spring Boot and Angular have forever changed how web applications are built. Understanding how they work is essential for any full-stack developer. In this course, Building Your First App with Spring Boot and Angular, you will learn how to work with both of these technologies and how to integrate them together. First, you'll create a Spring Boot API application from scratch. Next, you'll create and build a modern Angular component based UI that will integrate with Spring Boot. Finally, you'll learn how to secure Angular and Spring Boot to create a full fledged, real world application. Once you've completed this course, you will have developed and built a full stack Spring Boot and Angular app from the ground up and have enough skills to begin developing and working on your own applications with these technologies.

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Course Overview

Course FAQ

What is Spring Boot?

Spring Boot is an open source Java framework. Along with the Spring Ecosystem, it has become a top pick for many organizations and developers for building enterprise apps with Java.

What is AngularJS?

Angular is an HTML framework for dynamic web apps.

Who is this course for?

This course is for any developer looking to go full stack with Spring Boot and Angular.

What will I learn in this course?

Build your first Augular app from scratch using Spring Boot, Spring MVC and REST services, Spring data and JPA, Angular components and services, and Angular and Spring Boot app security.

What prerequisites do I need?

To get the most out of this course you'll want to understand the basics about Angular and component-based web UIs and you'll also want to have some knowledge on Spring fundamentals, REST concepts, and persistence layers.

What tools are required?

You're going to need the latest Java JDK and the latest version of Apache Maven is optional if you don't want to use the Spring Tool Suite as your IDE.


You might also want a tool like Postman to help you test and try out your REST API endpoints.


We'll need to install the JavaScript tooling, which will consist of Node and Yarn. We'll then install the Angular command line interface.

About the author

Dan Bunker is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Monolith Brands Group, an eCommerce company based in Brooklyn, New York. Dan has used a variety of technologies throughout his career. He currently has expertise with Java, Ruby, Python and JavaScript languages and related technologies. In addition to a passion for software development (SaaS), Dan enjoys mentoring, training and advising engineers and developers in their careers.

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