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Spring Framework 2: Creating Your First Spring Boot Application

by Dan Bunker

Do you want to build scalable Java applications quickly and efficiently? Learn how Spring Boot's opinionated framework can take you from zero to sixty with your Java application development.

What you'll learn

Spring Boot framework helps developers to build scalable Java applications. In this course, Creating your First Spring Boot Application, you will learn the two core aspects of Spring Boot by coding through the basics with a sample application.

First, you will learn the stand-alone architecture of Spring Boot without containers and XML files. Your app runs as a pure Java app and can be deployed in any environment that runs Java, including cloud platforms.

Next, you will discover Spring Boot starters. These starters allow quick and easy integration with many Spring technologies and 3rd Party libraries and frameworks. Additionally, starters provide the concept of auto-configuration, allowing developers to incorporate concepts such as data sources or REST services.

Finally, you will be able to install Spring Boot, configure it, and utilize many of the framework's features in a real world application.

By the end of this course, you will be able to understand the Spring Boot architecture and how it plugs in and works with core Spring.

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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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