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Spring WebFlux 5: Getting Started

by Esteban Herrera

This course will teach you the basics of Spring WebFlux and reactive programming by building a REST API. You will also learn how to use Reactor, WebClient, and WebTestClient.

What you'll learn

At the core of developing scalable web applications is a thorough knowledge of reactive programming. In this course, Spring WebFlux: Getting Started, you will learn the foundations of reactive programming and Spring WebFlux. First, you will learn exactly what reactive programming is and why it's so useful. Then, you will see how to work with Spring WebFlux’s annotated controllers and functional endpoints to process large amounts of data. Finally, you will use WebClient to create reactive web clients, and also set up integration testing with WebTestClient. When you’re finished with this course, you will have a foundational knowledge of reactive programming with Spring WebFlux that will help you as you move forward to build scalable web applications.

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About the author

Esteban Herrera has more than fifteen years of experience in the software development industry. He has worked in many roles and projects, but mostly architecting and developing enterprise systems with Java and Javascript. Nowadays, he spends all of his time learning new things, writing articles, teaching programming, and enjoying his kids.

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