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Using Spring Boot 2 with Spring Initializr

by Michael Hoffman

As a Spring Boot developer, it can be daunting to create a Spring Boot 2 application from scratch. This course will teach you how to use Spring Initializr to jumpstart project definition and dependency selection for your Spring Boot 2 application.

What you'll learn

As a Spring Boot developer, it can be challenging to get started with creating enterprise-grade Spring Boot applications. In this course, Using Spring Boot 2 with Spring Initializr, you’ll learn about the different options available in Initializr for project generation. First, you'll discover the different approaches for generating a Spring Boot app with Initializer. Then, you'll get hands-on experience defining the key attributes of the project, including the build tool, language and Java version. Finally, you explore the most common dependencies available in Initializr and learn about how each can be used in a Spring Boot 2 project. By the end of the course, you should have all the information you need to successfully start your own Spring Boot 2 from scratch using Spring Initializr.

About the author

Michael is a Principal Architect at NVISIA. He's worked in technology for almost twenty-five years for a variety of clients across several different industries. He has a great passion for teaching and mentoring. His fifteen minutes of fame was reaching bucket number 3 on the Bozo Show. He has a bachelors degree in computer science and information systems from DePaul University and currently resides in the Chicago metropolitan area.

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