Spring: Core Training

  • Tuition USD $2,790 GSA  $2,529.97
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  • Course Code SP-CORE
  • Duration 4 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

This course offers hands-on experience with the major features of Spring and Spring Boot, which includes configuration, data access, REST, AOP, auto-configuration, actuator, security, and Spring testing framework to build enterprise and microservices applications. On completion, participants will have a foundation for creating enterprise and cloud-ready applications.

Skills Gained

By the end of the training, students will:

  • Spring configuration using Java Configuration and Annotations
  • Aspect oriented programming with Spring
  • Testing Spring applications using JUnit 5
  • Spring Data Access - JDBC, JPA and Spring Data
  • Spring Transaction Management
  • Simplifying application development with Spring Boot
  • Spring Boot auto-configuration, starters and properties
  • Build a simple REST application using Spring Boot, embedded Web Server and fat JARs or classic WARs
  • Implementing REST client applications using RestTemplate and WebClient
  • Spring Security
  • Enable and extend metrics and monitoring capabilities using Spring Boot actuator
  • Utilize Spring Boot enhancements to testing

Who Can Benefit

This course offers hands-on experience with the major features of Spring and Spring Boot, which includes configuration, data access, REST, AOP, auto-configuration, actuator, security, and Spring testing framework to build enterprise and microservices applications. On completion, participants will have a foundation for creating enterprise and cloud-ready applications.

Prerequisites

Some developer experience using Java, an IDE (Eclipse, STS or IntelliJ) and build tools such as Maven or Gradle

Course Details

Course Modules

1. Introduction to Spring

  • Java configuration and the Spring application context
  • @Configuration and @Bean annotations
  • @Import: working with multiple configuration files
  • Defining bean scopes
  • Launching a Spring Application and obtaining Beans

2. Spring JAVA Configuration: A Deeper Look

  • External properties & Property sources
  • Environment abstraction
  • Using bean profiles
  • Spring Expression Language (SpEL)

3. Annotation-based Dependency Injection

  • Component scanning
  • Autowiring using @Autowired
  • Java configuration versus annotations, mixing.
  • Lifecycle annotations: @PostConstruct and @PreDestroy
  • Stereotypes and meta-annotations

4. Factory Pattern in Spring

  • Using Spring FactoryBeans

5. Advanced Spring: How Does Spring Work Internally?

  • The Spring Bean Lifecycle
  • The BeanFactoryPostProcessor interception point
  • The BeanPostProcessor interception point
  • Spring Bean Proxies
  • @Bean method return types

6. Aspect-oriented programming

  • What problems does AOP solve?
  • Defining pointcut expressions
  • Implementing various types of advice

7. Testing a Spring-based Application

  • Spring and Test-Driven Development
  • Spring 5 integration testing with JUnit 5
  • Application context caching and the @DirtiesContext annotation
  • Profile selection with @ActiveProfiles
  • Easy test data setup with @Sql

8. Data Accss and JDBC with Spring

  • How Spring integrates with existing data access technologies
  • DataAccessException hierarchy
  • Spring‘s JdbcTemplate

9. Database Transactions with Spring

  • Transactions overview
  • Transaction management with Spring
  • Transaction propagation and rollback rules
  • Transactions and integration testing

10. Spring Boot Introduction

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

11. Spring Boot Dependencies, Auto-configuration, and Runtime

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

12. JPA with Spring and Spring Data

  • 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

13. Spring MVC Architecture and Overview

  • 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

14. Rest with Spring MVC

  • 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

15. 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

16. Actuators, Metrics and Health Indicators

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

17. Spring Boot Testing Enhancements

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

18. Spring Security Oauth (Optional Topic)

  • OAuth 2 Overview
  • Implementing OAuth 2 using Spring Security OAuth

19. Reactive Applications with Spring (Optional Topic)

  • Overview of Reactive Programming concepts
  • Reactive Programming support in Spring
  • Using Spring’s reactive WebClient

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Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

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Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

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Joel is extremely knowledgeable of Spring and Java. He made the complex simple and answered all questions professionally. A+++

Was a very good course. I enjoyed Joel's teaching style, keeping things light and entertaining, but informational.

Joel is very good in presenting the concepts and he did an excellent job in answering all of our questions.

Ken Krueger is a good instructor. He provides many insights into difficult problems one might face when working with Spring in real projects.

Excellent instructor. Would definitely recommend. Knowledgeable and professional. Passionate about his subject.

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