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VMware Spring Boot: Developer - On Demand

This course, equivalent to 2 days of training, offers experience with Spring Boot and its major features, including auto-configuration, Actuator, Spring Boot testing framework and more. On...

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$1,850 USD
Course Code EDU-SBD-EL
Duration 30 days
Available Formats Self Paced
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This course, equivalent to 2 days of training, offers experience with Spring Boot and its major features, including auto-configuration, Actuator, Spring Boot testing framework and more. On completion, participants will have a foundation for creating enterprise and cloud-ready applications. Please note that this course is a subset of the material in our 4-day Spring: Core Training course - there is no need to take both courses. This course is also available in an Instructor-Led Training (ILT) format.

Skills Gained

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Describe the benefits provided by Spring Boot
  • Initialize a project using Spring Boot Starters
  • Leverage Spring Boot's auto configuration features  
  • Create simplified backing-store solutions using Spring Data JPA  
  • Build a simple MVC application using Spring Boot, embedded Web Server and fat JARs or classic WARs
  • Build a RESTful Web application  
  • Utilize Spring Boot enhancements to testing
  • Use Spring Security to secure Web and REST endpoints  
  • Enable and extend metrics and monitoring capabilities using Spring Boot actuator
  • Leverage advance configuration capabilities  

Who Can Benefit

Application developers who want to increase their understanding of Spring and Spring Boot and a focus on fundamentals.

Prerequisites

  • A good working knowledge on web application development using Java and an IDE (Eclipse, STS or IntelliJ).
  • Basic understanding of Spring: Java Config, component- scanning, Spring driven testing and Spring data-management (JdbcTemplate, @Transactional).
  • Experience using Java and build tools such as Maven or Gradle

Course Details

Introduction to Spring Essentials

  • Why Spring
  • Configuration using Spring
  • Bean creation
  • Data Management

Spring Boot Introduction

  • Introduction to Spring Boot Features
  • Value Proposition of Spring Boot
  • Creating a simple Boot application using Spring Initializr website

Spring Boot – A Closer Look

  • Dependency management using Spring Boot starters
  • How auto-configuration works
  • Configuration properties
  • Overriding auto-configuration  
  • Using CommandLineRunner

Spring Boot – Spring Data JPA

  • Quick introduction to ORM with JPA
  • Benefits of using Spring with JPA
  • JPA configuration in Spring
  • Configuring Spring JPA using Spring Boot
  • Spring Data JPA dynamic repositories

Web Applications with Spring Boot

  • Introduction to Spring MVC and request processing
  • Controller method signatures
  • Using @Controller, @RestController and @GetMapping annotations
  • Configuring Spring MVC with Spring Boot
  • Spring Boot packaging options, JAR or WAR

RESTful Application with Spring Boot

  • RESTful Application with Spring Boot
  • An introduction to the REST architectural style
  • Controlling HTTP response codes with @ResponseStatus
  • Implementing REST with Spring MVC, @RequestMapping, @RequestBody and @ResponseBody
  • Spring MVC’s HttpMessageConverters and automatic content negotiation

Spring Boot Testing

  • Spring Boot testing overview
  • Integration testing using @SpringBootTest
  • Web slice testing with MockMvc framework
  • Slices to test different layers of the application

Securing REST Application with Spring Security

  • What problems does Spring Security solve?
  • Configuring authentication
  • Implementing authorization by intercepting URLs
  • Authorization at the Java method level
  • Understanding the Spring Security filter chain
  • Spring security testing

Actuators, Metrics and Health Indicators

  • Exposing Spring Boot Actuator endpoints
  • Custom Metrics
  • Health Indicators
  • Creating custom Health Indicators
  • External monitoring systems
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