VMware Spring Boot: Developer

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Duration

2 Days

12 CPD hours

This course is intended for

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

Overview

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
Use Spring Security to secure Web and REST endpoints
Enable and extend metrics and monitoring capabilities using Spring Boot actuator
Leverage advance configuration capabilities
Utilize Spring Boot enhancements to testing

Description

This course 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 cloudready 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 recommended if you have a good working knowledge of Spring Basics (see Prerequisites) but are new to Spring Boot.

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
  • Initializer website
Spring Boot Dependencies, Auto-configuration, and Runtime
  • Dependency management using Spring Boot
  • starters
  • How auto-configuration works
  • Configuration properties
  • Overriding auto-configuration
  • Using CommandLineRunner
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
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
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
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
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
Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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