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Spring Boot: Efficient Development, Configuration, and Deployment

by Dustin Schultz

This course will teach you how to write your own custom auto configurations, externalize your configuration, and deploy your app to the cloud.

What you'll learn

You've built your first Spring Boot application. Now what? Itching to learn more? In this course, Spring Boot: Efficient Development, Configuration, and Deployment, you'll go beyond the basics and learn how you can do things faster, smarter, easier, and more cloud-enabled. First, you'll learn how to get developing faster using Spring Initializr and the IDE support in IntelliJ and Eclipse. Then, you'll learn the details behind @EnableAutoConfiguration by writing your own auto configurations. You'll also begin to understand the power of using @ConfigurationProperties to externalize your application configuration. Lastly, you'll learn how to take advantage of Docker as a cloud-agnostic way of deploying your application to the cloud using Amazon Web Services and the Amazon EC2 Container Service. When you're finished with this course, you'll have an excellent understanding of how to get started quickly with Spring Boot, how to easily write your own auto configurations, how to easily make use of externalized configuration, and how to deploy your Spring Boot application to the cloud.

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About the author

Dustin Schultz is a Lead Software Engineer and a technology evangelist at heart. He loves all things tech, and you can often find him geeking out about the latest technology. Dustin loves to learn and has always wanted to know how everything works, so much that when he was little, his mom bought him a book on, "how things work" because she got tired of all his questions. He holds a Bachelors and a Masters in Computer Science, and is a full stack developer with the majority of his experience in J... more

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