Spring Framework: Documenting Spring Data Rest APIs with Swagger and Springfox

by Craig Golightly

Swagger allows you to generate documentation from code. It also provides a web app to display documentation with a built-in REST client to test endpoints. This course shows you how to use Swagger and Springfox in your Spring Data REST API project.

What you'll learn

Documenting your API can sometimes feel like a losing battle between keeping it up to date with changes, figuring out what format to use, and how to host it. In this course, Spring Framework: Documenting Spring Data REST APIs with Swagger and Springfox, you will gain foundational knowledge of Documenting your APIs automatically. First, you will learn about Swagger and the tools it provides. Next, you will discover how to integrate Swagger and Springfox into your Spring Data REST project. Finally, you will explore how to customize your documentation and handle versioning. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Swagger and Springfox needed to automatically generate and host documentation for your Spring Data REST API.

About the author

Craig is passionate about solving problems with the right tools. He has over 20 years of software development experience with large enterprises and small startups on everything from search engines to fighter jets. He has a bachelor's and master's degree in computer science with extensive experience in AWS, microservices, and artificial intelligence. Craig enjoys teaching and mentoring others so they can save time and accomplish their goals faster.

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